Gourmet Ice Cream Social Featuring Graeter’s Ice Cream

A few weeks back, I wanted to celebrate the start of spring by throwing an adequate sized ice cream social.  Since I only wanted to invite friends who were professionals in the D.C/ MD/ VA area, I only wanted to serve them the best ice cream I could possibly find. I nixed the idea of…

Advice from Laotian American art prodigy

  Art can be defined to any novice artist as learning how to paint, draw or sculpt. Yet to an artist of Henley Bounkhong’s nature, art means unleashing ones’ imagination into an open canvass and not letting people, insecurities or perfectionism stop him from being who he is. A free spirit. Bounkhong has been drawing…

My first ghost siting at Salem Massachussetts

I spent Easter weekend in Boston Massachussetts and, ofcourse, had a wonderful time. Boston is the “it” place to sight-see, meet wonderful people and to uncover the unknown. Unbeknowest to myself, did I also plan on visiting Cambridge, nonetheless, Salem, of all places.   I’ve read books, watched movies and heard stories about these “witches” who…

Cook,Crack and Eat:Phillips Seafood Clam Bake Class

 April 16 was a day that deluged me in murky Baltimore rain. And the day where my taste buds were succumbed to piquant clams, lobsters and crabs that were confined affectionately in a silver pot at Phillips Seafood by the harbor. My friend Hira and I attended Phillips Seafood Cook, Crack and Eat  Clam Bake Class, held monthly by…

Miss D.C USA 2011 Heather Swann’s pageant advice

Considerate, passionate and compassionate are simply  a few characteristics that this years’ Miss D.C USA pageant winner, Heather Swann beholds. She’s also funny, confident and has a warm personality. People who have met her are easily enamored by her aura and glow. Before moving to Washington, DC, she placed  top 17 for Miss Maryland USA in…

Advice from Dennis Tran, love guru for DMV engineers

Finding the right woman in the D. C suburban area is not the easiest for engineers, especially for ones who haven’t developed the best social skills to talk their way into a special woman’s heart. Several engineers (as well as several professionals in different fields in the area) have devoted several years of their life into undergrad,…