Why the George Washington Memorial Parkway Needs To Be A Major (Nationally Funded) Highway

The George Washington Memorial Parkway, the four-lane road that travels about 25 miles north and south along the west bank of the Potomac River provides some beautiful scenic overlooks of the river, features a well-used bike path, and provides direct access to Mount Vernon, the home and burial ground of the first US President GeorgeContinue reading “Why the George Washington Memorial Parkway Needs To Be A Major (Nationally Funded) Highway”

Why Trains Are So Great, and Why America Needs More

I grew up in the Washington, DC area riding the metro subway system for fun with my grandfather. I remember taking the Red Line, switching to the Orange/Blue line, and going to Rosslyn, Arlington to take a picture for my grandpa and a book he was writing. I remember when the Washington Metro Area TransitContinue reading “Why Trains Are So Great, and Why America Needs More”

Several Reasons Why Mens’ Ties Are Stupid…and Should Go Away, Forever

The perpetual “definition” of male professional dress is a wool suit, generally black, gray, or blue, a button down shirt, a belt, a pair of shoes, and a tie. The infamous tie. Many Wikipedia pages about ties exist with many reasons for how they came about. Some describe warmth, while others describe a way ofContinue reading “Several Reasons Why Mens’ Ties Are Stupid…and Should Go Away, Forever”

One Obvious (to Some) Tip To Making Videos People Want to Watch

I realized recently that a lot of high-level senior government officials want to make videos, and do video interviews, seemingly for the sake of making a video. But they forget the critical rule in making a video: it has to be visual. There has to be a visual component to making a video; there hasContinue reading “One Obvious (to Some) Tip To Making Videos People Want to Watch”