Monthly Archives: June 2014


Let the games begin!

The World Cup reveals Washington, DC at its most international. If you think offices are unproductive during a Congressional recess, just watch them starting at 4pm EDT today when Brazil faces off against Croatia. Until July 13th we’ll be taking extended lunches and cheering for our countries of origin, those […]


I want a love that doesn’t last.

In my twenties, Stella D’Oro day lilies, became all the rage. Compact, and dense, they offer low clusters of foliage covered with small golden-yellow flowers. Even better, unlike any other daylily on the market at the time, they flowered continuously, almost all summer long. In my thirties I watched the ascendence of […]