Politics USA Washington DC

My Day at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

It began with a rallying cry for reasonableness from Jon Stewart, who is quite possibly one of the most influential people in the country. From the moment he announced that he and his fellow Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert would host a “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” in Washington DC on October 30, I […]

USA Washington DC

Weekend in DC

Imagine, if you will, a city filled with gleaming white, regal-looking buildings. A gleaming capital city…the palatial crown of this democracy. That is, of course, if you don’t turn your head a little to the left! Washington DC is a city of contrasts. On one hand, it’s a picture perfect city that looks exactly like […]

Crazy Road Trips Travel Stories USA Washington DC

The Time a Chinatown Bus Stranded Me on the NJ Turnpike…

When was the last time you did something rather impulsive? Like…say…pack a backpack and go out of town? Well that’s exactly how I spent my Labor Day weekend. I decided a mere 4 days before I wanted to depart, that I would head down to Washington DC, which is only a 4 hour drive from […]