• Getting Travel Ideas at the Travel Show

    We’ve always been a traveling family, but we’re now determined to do at least one international trip a year, if not two. And where better to learn about other places to go than the Travel Show? It’s really a convention with a bunch of booths with a bunch of travel ...
  • Celebrating Mardi Gras at The Wharf in DC

    Well, it’s not quite as large as the Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but down at The Wharf, we celebrated Mardi Gras.
  • Monster Jam

    When I first saw that Monster Jam was coming to Washington, DC, I disregarded it as something for little boys. But isn’t that what I’ve been saying this whole time about stereotyping our little girls? Not to mention when I was a little boy, I always wanted to go to ...
  • Turkish Festival 2018

    It’s not the most exhilarating street festival, but somehow we’ve made the Turkish Festival a routine event to attend. The weather is usually perfect, the food is good, there are live performances that are interesting, and Najwa always has fun at the kids activity tent.
  • Our First Washington Valor Indoor Football Game

    Football is always weird played on a 50 yard field with massive nets at each end, but having seats in a suite makes it worth it.
  • Family Trip To A Nationals Baseball Game

    What better to do on a perfect summer afternoon than go out to the ol' ballpark?
  • Najwa Back At “Kids In The Kitchen” At The YMCA

    For the second year in a row, we took Najwa to Kids in the Kitchen: This annual event showcases ways for kids to eat smart and make healthy lifestyle choices. Celebrity chefs will host healthy cooking demonstrations, fitness experts will lead kids in high-energy exercise sessions, and certified nutritionists will ...
  • Rush Home for Halloween and ARGH!

    I work outside of the city. As in one and half hour, sometimes two hour commute when the trains start acting up. So when it’s Halloween and Najwa’s excited and waiting on me to get home to go get some candy, I feel the tension of impatience as the train ...
  • Newseum Welcomes RGIII With “Light Up DC” Light Show On 1st Amendment Wall

    Just when I was getting settled in for the night, I read that a 74-foot RGIII will be projected on the First Amendment Wall of the Newseum. The animated light show featuring a moving illustration of Griffin III was only scheduled for tonight from 8:00 pm to midnight, so out ...