Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hallowe’en at the airport

Very cool .. when checking in at IAD I noticed that the whole staff was in costume .. and people were taking pics, so I felt ok to take one, too. While my check in lady was very nice, there … Continue reading

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Last lunch at Ruby Tuesdays

Still on my list of things to eat were spare ribs … and while I was focusing on going to TGIFridays, I found that there is a Ruby Tuesdays in my vicinity and they have pretty much the same thing … Continue reading

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Christine’s Birthday Dinner

Since it is Christine’s birthday, what else could we do than having lobster roll, attending a really hilarious rally other than finishing off the day with friends for dinner .. Let’s see if I recall all the names: Liz, Karl, … Continue reading

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Rally To Restore Sanity

Too tired to write much now … but here is my edited video And my pics: I will add some youtube videos from other sources here and maybe some links to good news articles … Jon Stewart opens the rally … Continue reading

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Red Hook Lobster Truck

What a fun late breakfast / early dinner … I have heard about this wild combination of popular, location changing food trucks and the only way to know where they will be next is following them on twitter. One of … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en House Party

Thanks to my friend Christine, I got to experience a local Hallowe’en house party … and it was a lot of fun … although I was dead tired. One thing I love about being in the US … people are … Continue reading

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It’s Hallowe’en, boys.

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Chicken Wings and Video Chat

One of my big cravings whenever I get back to the US is having spicy chicken wings … and I know some people will roll eyes .. but so far, the best I can get with a certain consistency in … Continue reading

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Georgetown, turning foliage, pretty houses, Vietnamese lunch

Since getting to Georgetown from my B&B is a nightmare with public transport, and the weather being much nicer today, I decided to walk all the way, which was very pretty … but then Georgetown itself becomes even prettier … … Continue reading

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Things that have changed ….

This is going to be an open collection of observations … It has been many years since I last lived in the US .. and since then I have been coming back for 3 trips and 1 layover … and … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en is coming soon

And Julius is getting ready … there will be a small party at school … but trick r treating is pretty much unknown in Italy (well, I guess by now, after watching many hours of US TV, even kids here … Continue reading

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Sashimi lunch

Thanks to this nice gentleman and the North Sea Restaurant around the corner, I had a very pleasant sushi / sashimi platter for lunch .. and finally also some more salad. (The website makes the place appear very fancy … … Continue reading

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Super rainy day in Washington

It was already raining when I woke up (thanks to some idiot who called my new DC number 3 times, at 5:45) .. but it got a little better when I walked to the subway station … I went to … Continue reading

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Random pics

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Lots of walking today

I managed to sleep quite ok (no wonder, after staying up until 1:30) and did some first shopping at the neighborhood CVS drug store. Then after breakfast (nice bagel), I got a cheap mobile phone deal at Radio Shack, very … Continue reading

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