Tag: travel

The Dr in DC

Lifestyle, travel August 14, 2017

FullSizeRender-4IMG_6507-1I don’t always have an opportunity to travel but I love it when I do.  When I go somewhere I really like to act like a local, go to their local eateries, hang at the best bars, all of that townie stuff.  My trip to DC wasn’t much different but I did hit up some touristy areas, don’t judge me.

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I did a little shopping.

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Saw some sights!

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That’s the Newseum, the place where all nosey people like me get to see the history of news!

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Had to swing by the National Museum of Natural History.

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Then my dear friend Charita and I organized an amazing group of motivated and dynamic entrepreneurs for Sunday brunch at Lincoln.  We supported each other, shared with each other, and had some seriously amazing girl boss time.

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I had a little costume change so yes this was on the same day!

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Then I took a very personally meaningful trip to the National Museum of African American History and was given a tour by my dear friend Timothy.  She’s not just a phenomenal friend but also an amazing curator.  African history is American history and as someone that always seeks knowledge, I was constantly surprised and frequently moved to tears.  I recommend everyone go.

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It was sugar, not cotton that brought my ancestors here.

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9-year-old Rose was sold to a different plantation from her mother and on the auction block, her mother gave her this bag filled with a dress, walnuts, and a lock of her hair.  she never wanted Rose to forget who she was.  What were you doing when you were 9?  I know I wasn’t doing this.

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Nat Turner’s Bible.  It’s amazing to me how religion comes to soothe the fears of people in the direst situations.  Faith is a beautiful thing.

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I can’t wait for change to come! May each of you go to bed tonight having made this world more beautiful for at least one person.  xoxo

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Swedish Fun

Food, travel July 26, 2012

Here’s  a small piece of my travels from Los Angeles to London, from London to Denmark then on to Sweden.  If you are ever in Lund Sweden try some Swedish burgers at this place right by the train station…you’ll love em!  Well off to sleep…if I can, too excited.

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Mrs. Clinton’s Bag

Advice April 3, 2011

Have you ever wondered what was inside of the purse of one of the busiest women in politics?  Well wonder no longer, Hillary Clinton’s deputy Chief of Staff, Huma Abedin spilled the beans.  The former first lady, now secretary of state, has visited 80 counties in her first 15 months in office and therefore her jet setting ways require some basic essentials.  She carries autographed pictures, just encase she’s mobbed by all her fans…mineral water mist (I had some of this it’s Evian and wonderfully luxurious) pepper flakes for that bland air plane food, and an assortment of hygiene and first aid items.  She always carries her ipad and universal charger with international plugs.  It’s good to know that I’m not the only person that carries food in my purse…