Category Archives: Events
Last Saturday afternoon, I walked around D.C. in search of some holiday cheer. I hadn’t been feeling the Christmas spirit, and decided to get myself out of the rut by seeing what wintertime activities were taking place in town. Can’t say I was totally successful, though. In a city with no shortage of flags, it […]
Not the best photo, but I like it nonetheless. This is the plaza of the rural Philippine town where my grandparents’ farm is located. My short visit there last month coincided with their fiesta, which is a day of celebration for the whole town. Aside from getting to enjoy musical performances and other activities in […]
Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 6th Streets. Washington, DC. Culture, food, music, costumes, performances, street dancing, etc. Fun times!
Top photo: Orbit (an observation tower by Anish Kapoor) and the Olympic Stadium Bottom photos: the stingray-shaped Aquatics Center designed by Zaha Hadid and some apartments of the Olympic Village Last month, while in London, I went on a tour of the area surrounding the Olympic Park. It being a two-hour walking tour, I expected […]
The annual Army Ten-Miler here in DC was held last Sunday. Although organized by the United States Army, it is open to everyone and is the largest ten-mile race in the country with more than 30,000 participants this year. These participants included some Wounded Warriors — injured soldiers who either wheeled through the course or […]
On that sunny Tuesday morning of September 11, 2001, lecture finished early in Mr. Fraunberger’s AP Biology class. We were all just sitting around, talking, and waiting for the bell for second block to ring when our principal went on the PA system to announce that a plane had just crashed into one of the […]
Governors Island. New York City. August 2011.