Trip to Denver (PA)

Monday we had a meeting with our largest client in Denver, a very small town (if it is one at all) in Amish country in eastern Pennsylvania (about 4.5 hours away). Strictly a business trip, but I still enjoyed myself… I drove directly from home, while Jim and Laura met to drive together (it's one…

Quick trip to DC

Quick Trip, as opposed to Whirlwind Trip, which was the December trip (down and back in one day, a whole 1/2 hour in the city).   Cappuccino Every trip must begin with coffee… we opted for the home-brewed Italian coffee this time. That means freshly ground espresso beans, stovetop Italian coffee maker, steamed milk, and…

Neisha

Neisha logo On Friday evening, we went to Neisha, a Thai restaurant in Tenleytown that Alex has always walked past but never visited (being on a college-student budget). I wish I had taken a photo of the outside, because it's very striking (I'd noticed it before, too, on our few visits to Tenleytown – it's…

The Inn at Dupont Circle

Inn at Dupont Circle We stayed last night at the Inn at Dupont Circle, on 19th Street (near N) in Washington DC. We made a reservation here because Al's mom had been going to come along with us on this trip, and the Inn is very near the Dupont Circle stop on the Metro (easy…

The SUSAR scale

… Or… Sandy's Utterly Subjective Accommodation Rating I've just now invented this system so I can rate places we stay – it's a completely subjective and relative scale based on what I happen to think are the best and worst places we've ever spent a night. My "gold" standard is The Mill House Inn in East…