Date archive for June, 2012
By David Gaines On Thursday, June 28th, 2012

You Never Know What To Expect From Najwa at a Park [3:22]

Just down the street from our pad is a park. It’s most commonly called Lincoln Park. Others call it Bethune Park because of the controversial statue of Lincoln freeing a slave called the Emancipation Memorial. More...

Mural of Washington DC's Columbia Heights
By David Gaines On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Columbia Heights Community Mural

This prominent 16 by 60 foot mural celebrates Columbia Heights landmarks including Cardozo High School, Meridian Hill Park, and the Tivoli Theater. Also featured are dancers from the Dance Institute of Washington More...

Najwa knocked out by the door on a very hot evening
By David Gaines On Monday, June 25th, 2012

Najwa Fights the Heat With a Little Ingenuity

This past week has been one of the hottest in the DC region in years. Thursday set record highs, reaching three digit degrees in some places; 99 degrees in DC. If the heat doesn’t do anything else, it saps More...

Central Union in Washington DC
By David Gaines On Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Central Union Mission at 14th and R Streets NW

Central Union Mission is the oldest social service agency in the District of Columbia. It was founded in 1884 by the Reverend Latham Douglass, a young man filled with compassion for the thousands of homeless, More...

Uruguay Embassy in Washington DC
By David Gaines On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Uruguay Embassy in Foggy Bottom

The Embassy of Uruguay at 1913 I Street NW in Foggy Bottom.  More...

It's a Dad Life Video
By David Gaines On Saturday, June 16th, 2012

It’s a Dad Life Is My New Anthem

You know, sometimes I forget that it’s Father’s Day weekend. Seriously. I mean, I just bought a gift for the lady, a Kindle Fire [her Mother’s Day gift] case with the Kenyan flag on it, More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Najwa Knows That Griffin III Knows

I got Nduku some paraphernalia to get on the bandwagon before it was obvious she was getting on the bandwagon. She’s fakin’ like she’s a Giants fan, more so to annoy me than because she’s More...

By David Gaines On Monday, June 4th, 2012

Kenya’s Second Largest Tribe Was Close to Being Ugandans

Kenya is a country of over 40 tribes. Before the British showed up and called them all Kenyans, these tribes were their own communities, kingdoms and fiefdoms. Those along the coast are different from those More...

By David Gaines On Friday, June 1st, 2012

Najwa at Herăstrău Park in Bucharest, Romania

While in Bucharest, Romania, Nduku had to go to work at the Bucharest office leaving Najwa and I on our own to find something to do until Nduku was off. Around the corner from the hotel we were staying More...