It was on this day fifty years ago that the Capital Beltway, Interstate 495, was completed in Northern Virginia. I suppose many commuters would have found it opening a day earlier more apropos as the road seems more a burden than anything else and the SPEED LIMIT 55 signs to be a mockery.
Tag Archives: Best of 2014
You know, I think what everybody wants to read about right now is the never-ending winter we just had, right? My original intention was to post this concurrent with the spring equinox, but the looming threat of a Nor’Easter had me re-evaluating whether it made sense. Sure enough, we got more winter precipitation this week.
Tuesday’s Uni-Watch linked to a great post about a fantastic find – old film Babe Ruth batting against Walter Johnson. It was more than that though, as it was June 1, 1925 which was the day that Ruth came back from the “Belly Ache Heard ’round the World.” It gets even better, not only was
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A while back, I recall reading in Washingtonian magazine that Stephen Strasburg’s wife Rachel made him omelettes with asparagus and onions or something like that and filed it away. Since everybody was home for ErinSnowBraugh on Monday and we had asparagus in the refrigerator I thought I’d try making this “Strasburg omelette”