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Safety Around School Buses

The weather may be cooling off, the sun is lower when we leave the office, and yellow menaces are back on the road, all signs that children are back in school. Now, while you may lament the added traffic and curse the day you leave after the bus, making you 20 minutes late for work, … Read More

Indications We Should Follow

Sometimes when I’m driving, especially in Northern Virginia, I wish all drivers were part of a hive mind. If you’re wondering what I mean by this, look to season 2, episode 3 of the ever popular show, Rick and Morty. In this episode, Rick and Morty visit a planet that has been assimilated into the … Read More

Safety on the Water

About a year ago I went kayaking with some friends on the Potomac River. We decided to land on the shore and do some hiking. While disembarking from my kayak, I managed to gracefully slip and fall right into the shallows of the Potomac River. Covered in water and mud, pretty embarrassed around a couple … Read More

On The Road With Curcio Bergeron

What with people threatening to move to Canada pending the November Elections (though Pokemon Go hasn’t debuted there so minds may have changed!) and the fact that it’s summer, which means VACATION for the young ones, wanted to blog about safe travel practices to adopt before embarking on your adventures! Traveling should be a part … Read More

Baby You’re a Firework

  On a day when we celebrate what makes America great—lite beer, freedom, greasy food, and baseball—we often end the celebrations with fireworks. Our most favorite Chinese appropriated pastime, fireworks, are both beautiful and dangerous, and like moths to flames we gravitate towards those stands that pop up at the end of every June. While … Read More

Feeling the Burn this Valentine’s Day?

Marvin Gaye is healing, Taylor Swift is crying, Kenny G is seducing, and all in the name of love. Yes, it is nearly that time of the year when roses sell for more than premium gas, when old, under-tempered chocolate is consumed by the ton, and when every person is miserable, single or not. It … Read More

Keep the Bowl Super

Full disclosure: the only football game I will watch is the Army Navy Game and that comes from years of mandatory viewings thanks to my dad, (sink Navy!). After 4 years of college, I can count on one hand how many football games I attended and I definitely never sat through all 4 quarters. But, … Read More

One Day Out There

Between Snowzilla last weekend and The Great Freeze this past week, winter is finally upon us and making up for lost time. It was fun at first, jumping into snow drifts that covered our heads (preferably in bathing suits), getting a few days off (or if you’re a teacher, a full week), but with all … Read More

Winter is Here!

  I love snow more than most people. When it begins to flurry outside I’m the first to run out and frolic in the flakes, often miming Lucy from Charlie Brown about the various flavors of snowflakes depending on the month. This past week we have been bombarded with news and warnings of Winter Storm … Read More

Drones, Hover Boards, Lawsuits, OH MY!

I am not going to lie—when I heard that Amazon would be delivering packages via drones last year I was ecstatic. As a perpetual procrastinator, gift buying and completing errands in general happen much later than they should and holiday express shipping kills me. But, the drones never took off, much to the chagrin of … Read More