Carlyle House

This is Carlyle House, in historic Old Town Alexandria. You`ve noticed I visit the city a lot, haven`t you? I guess I just love this city! Seriously, have you been to any of these places? You`d be a repeat visitor too if you were close enough to have that luxury. One day I`m going to … Continue reading Carlyle House

Cupcakery

On a tour of Old Town, Alexandria (Virginia) I found this cute little shop. They had the most amazing cupcakes, and there was a gluten free flavor! (Gluten free seems to be almost universal in Old Town!) It was dark flourless chocolate with peanut sprinkles, and there was a hint of cinnamin in the cupcake … Continue reading Cupcakery

The Great Tea Shop

Old Town Alexandria`s Coffee, Tea, and Spice shop, at 215 S. Union Street. They have a Facebook page, a Yelp review, and an entry in tea map`s site. I love that this shop is always full of friendly people! I was being awkward and taking pictures of the shop, but the two clerks at the … Continue reading The Great Tea Shop

Civil War is Here!

What I`m about to tell you is a big secret. So big that a social war is being fought over it. A civil war going on under your nose, right here in America. Were you aware of this? Get the fluff out of your ears, now. I said, "There is a civil war in America!!!!!!!!!!" … Continue reading Civil War is Here!