Weight Plate Horseshoe

By Ryan Unverzagt   Welcome back to another edition of From the Trainer! Hope everyone has enjoyed the summer so far with plenty of sunshine, heat, and humidity on the way. July has a couple of important dates to note. The first is the celebration of our nation’s Independence from Great Britain. The next day […]

Exercising in the Heat: How to safely work out in hot conditions

Exercising in the Heat: How to safely work out in hot conditions By Nicole Flanagan   The dog days of summer are upon us, and with the warm weather and longer days we can all have a chance to get outdoors and enjoy some summer activities. Whether you are participating in sports or other physical […]

Five Steps to Fabulous Summer Feet

By Kim Putens   Five Steps to Fabulous Summer Feet   Spring hits and we immediately toss off our boots and pull out our flip-flops. Undoubtedly we do this out of relief that warm air has arrived and because our feet need a break from winter’s confining shoes. But, most of the time, we really […]

Apple Pie and Fourth of July

APPLE PIE AND FOURTH OF JULY By Julie Reardon   There’s nothing quite like the July 4th fireworks on the Mall in Washington D.C. But braving the crowds once every few years (or every few decades) is plenty for some, who might wish for smaller crowds and a more small town atmosphere. You don’t have […]

Lee Jaworek

By F. Lennox Campello This month I want to use this forum to discuss the work of a highly talented DMV area artist whose singular work has come across my radar recently. Quoting from his own website (http://www.leejaworek.com/), Lee Jaworek “calls his art Artism® – seeing the world through the prismatic lens of Autism.  Lee […]

Five Friends, One Boat, and Max

Five Friends, One Boat, and Max by Molly Winans   “…life is not fair. This is where happy hour comes in handy.” Even if you love your job and excel at it—even if you’re a sailing editor or something equally as outdoorsy in theory—there are weekday moments when you are at your desk, wearing long […]

Answers About Love and Money

By Peggie Arvidson Answers About Love and Money Thirteen years of reading hands and doing spiritual work and I know for sure that Spirit is accessible to everyone. How do I know this? Because whenever I’m tapped in to do my readings and give my client a particular bit of insight they often say, “Hey, […]

Pets of the Month

Buckwheat: This little rascal is 50 pounds of pure joy! Like all lifetime friends are, Buckwheat is unconditionally loyal and will join you on whatever adventures your life brings. While he is not so little in size, this snuggly three-year-old doesn’t let that stop him from crawling right into your lap!   Tux: Sweet Tux […]

Behind the Bar: Matthew King

Matthew King City Kitchen 330 South Picket Street Alexandria 703-685-9172 FatCityKitchen.com Matt serves up the Bristow Lemonade – MurLarkey Clemoncy Whiskey, simple syrup, pomegranate juice, citrus bitters & a splash of soda.   Matt is behind the bar Tuesday through Saturday nights.   How did you get started in the bartending business?   I started […]

On the Road

Friends of Linda K. Glover of Old Town enjoy the Crier aboard SV Chalonia, returning from viewing the Super Yacht and J-Boat races off St. George’s at the Eastern end of Bermuda. The readers are Linda’s great friends Billy and Laura Williams who have a lovely waterfront home on Great Sound in Bermuda, and in […]