Tips for visiting The National Museum of African American History

Back in August I requested tickets to the newest Smithsonian museum on the mall, The National Museum of African American History. The earliest I could get passes for was in October. I didn’t realize (or maybe I did but I didn’t really give it much thought) that it would be Columbus Day weekend, a holiday. […]

Mango Tree (now closed)

The first night of summer was spent on the patio of Mango Tree in City Center sipping a spicy mango cocktail. Yelp Elite hosted the event at a relatively new restaurant that is gaining worldwide appeal. According the the Washington Post “Mango Tree is part of a Bangkok-based company, the Mango Tree Group, with 70-plus […]

NYX Lippies

A while back I mentioned NYX Lip Butter as a favorite beauty product. Lately I haven’t been able to find lip products that are in the colors that I like. I went to CVS and Target yesterday in search of lippies. In CVS I found a tube of soft matte lip creme in Copenhagen. I […]

My photography love story <3

My love for photography developed after I moved to D.C. to attend grad school almost half a lifetime ago. I was attending a film program and one of the professors suggested that we develop an “eye” for getting good shots and perfect framing shots by practicing with a still camera. A classmate of mine was […]