Activities

Late Night at The Skate Palace

Man, when I lived in Germany where my dad was stationed, one of the highlights for us teens was hanging out at the skating...

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

It's always weird how people who live in a city never seem to visit all the places where all the tourists visit when in...

Staying Out Late Watching The Illusionists

It's the holidays and the holidays are known for its magical qualities. So, why not check out some magicians? When I first saw the...

Spy Museum

Nothing better to do this weekend so we grabbed Najwa's friend and headed out to the Spy Museum. Each year the museum has what's called...

Museum of Natural History

The plan was to join the crowds celebrating the Washington Nationals' World Series win. But by time we got out there, we were...

College Park Aviation Museum

Well, they were advertising some type of STEM event, but when we got there, apparently it was cancelled. Either it was because no...

Finally Planting the Seed Ball from AAAS Family Science Day

A few months ago at the AAAS Family Science Day, Najwa visited a table where she made a seed ball. Basically, it's a...

Developing The Engineer In Najwa At The NBM’s “Play Work Build” Exhibit

Everyone who knows me knows I’m an advocate for girls focusing on STEM . More specifically, I want to encourage Najwa to focus on...

Our First Capital BBQ Festival

The third trimester is fast approaching so wifey's going to have to start carrying around a bit more weight. And our doctor said...

Blue Angels at Andrews Joint Base Air Show

It's my birthday and Nduku and I grabbed our friend Maureen and headed out to Andrews Joint Base for the annual air show, this...

Random Day in the Life

Najwa Turns 4

We had a scaled back birthday celebration for Najwa's 4th birthday. Amazing how fast time flies, how she's already four years old.

Spy Museum

Nothing better to do this weekend so we grabbed Najwa's friend and headed out to the Spy Museum. Each year the museum has what's called...

Experimenting Fractals in Art at ARTECHOUSE

ARTechouse is one of DC's more different museums. Probably a bad way of describing it but weird sounded bad and too many are unique...

Roosevelt Island

When crossing over I-66 from DC to Virginia along the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, it barely registers that you briefly cross over Roosevelt Island....

Bucharest Traffic is Organized Chaos!

At the intersection where Mânăstirea Caşin faces in Bucharest, Romania, the traffic is absolutely chaotic. Najwa and I were crossing the street during a...

I Would Like Najwa To Consider Being A Scientist Of Some Sort, So I Got Her A Microscope

When is it still too young to start buying gifts that don't come in bright colors, make baby sounds or have long fake hair?...

Najwa’s First Field Trip With Her Fellow DC Preppies

Not even two months into her school year and we’re off on a field trip. The pre-k and kindergarteners took a trip to...