Archive for January, 2010

2009 in Review

Many will remember 2009 as a year of prominent deaths — like the passing of Patrick McGoohan, Ricardo Montalban, John Updike, Bea Arthur, Dom DeLuise, Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Walter Cronkite, Ted Kennedy, Brittany Murphy, Billy Mays, and more — but closest to home for me were the deaths of two uncles on […]

Snowstorm of Dec. 2009

Dec. 19th brought a historic snowstorm to the DC area, dumping almost two feet of snow in our immediate locality in North Virginia and surpassing in overall impact even the Feb 2003 snowstorm in Baltimore. We were pretty much snowed in for that whole weekend, but we did venture outside to survey conditions for a […]