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

Taking a Peek at Najwa’s Weekly Progress Report

Every now and again I'll take a peek at how Najwa is doing in school. As long as she's maintaining these grades, my peeking becomes less frequent.

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.

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...

Najwa in Class

Whenever I think about my elementary school days, I remember the building, most of my teachers and maybe, well, not much else. Times...

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...

Riding Metro

It's been a weird year so far. Any other year a photo wearing masks would look like we were being weird or planning...

Getting The Fat and Protein Clots Out the Milk

When you think of milk, you think of a creamy liquid. For tonight's MEL Science experiment, Najwa was going to separate the liquid from...