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Recording History in 40 Minutes

On April 14th, StoryCorps' mobile Airstream rolled into DC for a 5-week stay. StoryCorps is an oral-history project whose mission is to record and archive American stories through an intimate interview among two family members. While in DC, StoryCorps will record 7 stories a day. They kicked off their DC interviews with a conversation with Diane Rehm done by her son David. David's questions for his mother included what it was like to move from motherhood to a career, what it was like growing up in an Arabic home in the 40s and 50s in DC, and her experience with education. Interested in hearing some of the conversations? Head over to StoryCorps' website. Some conversations are also shared on

Seven Tips for Putting Winter in its Place

This year, Winter lingered a little longer than most of us would have liked. Now that Spring is here to stay, it is time to put away those sweaters, boots, and heavy coats to make room for linen, seersucker, and sandals. Here are 7 tips to help with your storage process. Clean everything first. It takes a bit of time, but moths and other insects are attracted to scents that are even undetectable to you and me. Remove all plastic bags. Seems counterintuitive, but the plastic bags trap moisture. Your clothes need to breathe. Pack delicates separately. Wrap in acid-free tissue and store in 100% cotton-canvas storage boxes. Resist the urge to hang sweaters. Hanging can change their shape dramati

Spring's Snow

There is just something about those cherry blossoms. They are, of course, a love. Not just mine, but the whole world's. Tourists, suburbanites and DC proper residents alike come out in droves to see them. Photograph them. Picnic under them. It doesn't matter how long you've lived here, each year, a visit to see them, in all of their glory, is a must. While the ritual repeats each year, I typically try to find a new spot from which to gaze and take photos. There are the many vantage points from the Mall, but there are also dozens of gardens, parks, neighborhoods, and secret places to find the beauties. I love winter and I celebrate a good snow story. But, come March, I want snow of a differen

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