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Grilled Calamari @ BarCode DC

The grilled calamari at BarCode DC definitely deserves a shout out!  It’s wood-fire grilled and seasoned to perfection with a spicy olive oil. Other honorable mentions included the special of the day grilled swordfish, the spicy shrimp, the grilled chicken wings, the big eye tuna…

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2013 Cherry Blossom Festival – Washington, DC

This was my first time seeing the Japanese cherry blossom trees in DC.  The trees blossomed a little late due to winter’s iron grip on the district…

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Orchids and Dinosaurs and Churches, Oh my!

During a weekend in DC, Carol and I checked out the United States Botanical Gardens near the Capitol building.  Very neat plants — and a nice break from the 30 degree weather!   We sort of zipped through the Natural History Museum… I really want…

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Park Hyatt Washington, DC

I worked for many years in hospitality hotel operations for both Marriott and Hyatt. Now that my job requires me to travel, I really enjoy trying out different properties and witnessing the various levels of customer service from the “other side of the desk”. I’ve…

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