If you’ve ever wondered, as I have, what former presidents chat about when they’re sitting together, waiting for an event to start, President Joe Biden gave us a glimpse.
Last fall, the city of Alexandria sponsored a sale of native trees, and I bought a flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) online.
Former Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the University of Virginia Tuesday night was more like a hamburger than raw meat.
After Black History Month in February and Women’s History Month in March, April brings us National Poetry Month.
President John F. Kennedy said what any smart homeowner knows: “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”
We attended a concert March 19. The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra performed in a nearby church, and we walked over with neighbors on a mild evening.
Daylight saving time is having its, well, day in the sun.
It’s hard to imagine a better start to Women’s History Month.
When President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night, he’ll almost certainly start a sentence with: “The state of the union is ...”
We went to dinner indoors at a restaurant last week.
Loose talk often rules the day, but what we say and how we say it still matter.
When I wrote last October about liberal activists’ campaign urging Justice Stephen Breyer to retire, I mentioned President Joe Biden likely would nominate the nation’s first Black woman justice.
The sun shone, the Potomac River reflected a cloudless blue sky and high in a tree were two majestic bald eagles.
As omicron tightens its grip, the mayor of Washington, D.C., Monday declared a state of emergency.
Time magazine picked Elon Musk as its 2021 Person of the Year — the individual “who most shaped the previous 12 months, for better or for worse.”
During a recent medical test, I noticed my face mask had slipped down.
A chilling headline in The New York Times read: “Michigan shooting the deadliest on U.S. school property this year.”
Now more than ever, it’s the time to shop locally and buy American.
That was quick. Republican euphoria over Virginia’s election results and what they may portend for 2022 began to evaporate in less than a week.
As Democrats on Capitol Hill argue over what message voters sent in Tuesday’s earthquake election, it’s worth considering what voters and politicians in Virginia aren’t saying.
An “OFFICIAL BUSINESS” brown envelope from the United States Postal Inspection Service arrived in the mail the other day.
For months, progressives have hounded Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire.
If you have Monday off from work, thank 19th century American politics.