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Archive forJanuary, 2014

In the last few days the Arlington County Board approved the redevelopment of the Ballston Campus of Marymount.  For me that redevelopment will be bittersweet.  While I know that redevelopment of that campus has be a long time in coming and promises to bring a better campus, I have become quite comfortable with it the […]

So as a way to celebrate my 25th birthday which is coming up this weekend (February 2!), I decided to make a list of 25 wishes, goals, and things I hope to accomplish during my 25th year. In no particular order… Get a job: I am graduating in May with my Masters from MU in […]

What do you get when you combine an amazing DJ, a few hundred bottles of champagne, and a group of 20 something Arlington/ DC residents?  An average Sunday at A-Town Bar and Grill, that’s what! Conveniently located about a block from the metro (aka a Marymount shuttle stop),  A-Town is one of Ballston’s newest restaurants, and they have […]

As a mental health counselor I have been trained to always, always plan time for self-care. Especially when I am buried under assignments and personal commitments, I try really hard to find time for REST and FUN. Isn’t it ironic how it is actually stressful to plan the time to.. relax? 🙂 Anyway, Here are three of my favorite spots […]

          Banitsa [bah-nee-tsa] My grandmother used to make the best banitsa. It seems that mine is pretty good, too … it has one over so many hearts.. or should I say stomachs;) What you need:

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