New Colossus, from the Statue of Liberty

yearning to breathe free


I am speechless about one of the core principles of our nation so flippantly forgotten. The Statue of Liberty Monument is … More

Terry McAuliffe: "We've got 900,000 Virginians retiring in the next 10 years, which will create 400,000 to 500,000 new jobs -- 60% of these jobs will require less than a 4-year degree."

Techtober and STEM initiatives


In September, NVTC and NOVA co-hosted a Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) roundtable discussion on Northern Virginia’s economic future at NOVA’s Annandale Campus. More than … More

new year


rather than the weighty resolutions, i’d like to resolve to break a record for cat-snorgling, write something pithy and nonsensical … More

scooby


On Wednesdays weekday woes can lurk, And witty writings will not work. I’ve got an acute need for perk, Thus: … More

don’t fear the weird.


My culinary upbringing was fairly normal for someone raised by an English cook: meat in gravy, canned vegetables, potatoes, and … More