I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! My husband and I went to Washington, DC for a couple of days over the 4th of July weekend. I couldn’t imagine a better place to spend the 4th than in the nation’s capital!
I love vacationing in our former stomping grounds because I don’t feel any pressure to stuff our days with the must-sees of DC of which there are many. Instead we spent our days catching up with friends, revisiting some of our favorite places in the District, and exploring some new ones. Continue reading
I hope everyone is having a wonderful 4th of July! I always get a little homesick for Washington, DC around the 4th. Yes, it is usually hot and crowded and there is lots of extra security, but I love the patriotism that prevails. There is also something magical about sitting outside on a warm summer night alongside family, friends, and neighbors, faces all turned toward the sky, watching fireworks. During those times I feel very grounded in a community and connected to others, yet also very humbled and small.
I’m taking the day off to spend with my husband and friends, but will be back next week with a simple craft project and a delicious recipe.
How are you spending the 4th? Do you have any favorite Independence Day traditions? I’d love to hear from you in the comments!
I know things have been a bit quiet around here lately, but I have been working on several Valentine’s Day projects that I plan to share soon. In the meantime, I wanted to share a photo from the inauguration on the National Mall this past weekend.