identifying exits

On a recent trip to Washington DC my sweet companion and I stayed in the gentrified Dupont Circle of the District. Nearby is Annie’s Paramount Steak House; the name alone puts expectations above anything west of the Mississippi. We dropped in on a Saturday night, no reservations, just pushing our luck and it was good... Continue Reading →


our own cold war

Season Two of House of Cards is now on Netflix, thank goodness. It’s been a long wait. While what little experience I’ve had in DC made me suspect an undercurrent of truth in the series depiction of politics-as-usual, NPR’s David Greene’s interview with show star Robin Wright confirmed my misgivings. In the interview, Wright talks... Continue Reading →

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