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Cherry Blossoms

Start DC braves the crowds for peak Washington, DC, cherry blossom viewing season. Cherry blossom season (happening now!) is a magical time of year in Washington, DC. The cherry trees, gifts from the Japanese government in 1912, are rivaled only by those I saw while living in Japan. Here are some shots from sunrise at the Tidal …

Michelle Samson: Taffy Floral

Start DC catches up with Michelle Samson, woman-about-town and founder of Taffy Floral.   Virginia-based business Taffy Floral is unmistakable. Scrolling through Instagram or Facebook, I know before even glancing at the profile that a bouquet is Taffy Floral. And I’ve seen even more Taffy bouquets lately as Michelle Samson, founder, has been busy creating workshops with …

Wonder

The Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery is back after two years of renovation. The museum’s grand re-opening exhibit, “Wonder”, is not to be missed! The whole exhibit runs through early May and here are a few highlights.   “Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never …