Monthly Archive: May 2013

Galaxy Hut

Galaxy Hut: Come for the Music, Stay for the Beer

Since I’ve mentioned Galaxy Hut a few times on this blog, I decided to venture to the Clarendon bar for a beer while waiting for the roads to clear of horrid Northern Virginia traffic, and I’m glad I did. This...

Taste of Reston Festival

5 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Reston

I used to live in this planned community for a short while at the turn of the century, and while it may’ve not been my style exactly, all in all, it was a pretty, safe place to rent … just...

Field of Lavender

5 Great-Smelling Plants to Freshen Up Your Apartment

I’m ripping off Apartment Therapy again; get over it. Maybe one day I’ll plant that apartment garden that makes you do a double take … and maybe one day I’ll pick up where I left off with my astrophysics hobby,...

Bug vacuum

Catch the Bug in Your D.C.-Area Apartment

They started out two years ago as curious, even neat little green creatures I’d never seen before. Wow, they look just like plants I marveled. What a cute little guy. But the fact that it was in my room next...

Bike to Work Day

Pump Tires Instead of Gas on Bike to Work Day

I’ve read that bicycling has become much more popular in the past decade, and I’ve seen no visual evidence to doubt this. It’s healthy, fun and a cheap, clean way to get around in the city and (some) suburbs. If...

Indoor composting

Compost in Your Apartment Without Worms? Yes.

I bet one thing that keeps many apartment renters from composting is the thought of hundreds of worms squirming around in their kitchen or balcony, intrepid little tubular annelids who may be curious as to what the rest of the...