Our First Washington Valor Indoor Football Game

Washington Valor game

A few weeks ago while at the Giant BBQ Festival, we stopped by a booth with information about the Washington Valor, DC’s indoor football team in the Arena Football League.  Curious, I looked them up, saw their last home game was coming up and found a deal on some suite seats. Not much else to say.  They More...

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Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park
By David Gaines On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Family Trip to a Nationals Baseball Game

Every year we make an attempt to attend a Washington Nationals game.  An incentive is always the free giveaway, this year being a Tanner Roark bobblehead.  For Najwa, it was that the playground was open More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Tailgating at the Redskins-Browns Game

I plead the fifth.  But from what I can remember, I had a blast at the Redskins game against the Browns. We tailgated.  El Jefe and his friends were tailgating.  I went More...

Najwa, Dayla and Alani at Washington Nationals game.
By David Gaines On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Najwa and Friends at the Last Washington Nationals Game of the Year

The forecast called for rain, but since I already bought a bunch of tickets to take Najwa and her friends to the Washington Nationals’s baseball game, we were there. Our first stop, naturally, was More...

Najwa at Redskins game
By David Gaines On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Najwa’s First Redskins Game!

My homeboy Joon and I got season tickets to the Redskins games, this being our second year. He was gracious enough to give up a preseason ticket so I can take Najwa and continue to ensure she grows up to More...

Sean Taylor graffiti at Brookland Metro station in Washington, DC
By David Gaines On Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Sean Taylor Remembered at Brookland Metro

Brookland is a pretty quiet neighborhood.  Homes have spacious yards, there’s plenty of green space [relative to the rest of the District], and it’s not cheap to live there. It has its own More...

Introducing RGIII
By David Gaines On Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Redskins First Playoff Game in Years

As soon as the Redskins beat up on the Cowboys, it was time to get tickets for the Redskins’ first playoff game in years. Doug and I rolled out to FedEx Field with nosebleeds, but the “standing More...

Redskins Dice
By David Gaines On Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Nduku Got Her Illegal Fuzzy Dice Just Without All The Pips

One day Nduku made a comment about wanting to hang fuzzy dice from her rear view mirror. I thought she was kidding. So, I tested her and got her some fuzzy dice — only not all the pips are them. But still, More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, November 25th, 2012

AHHHH DC!!! (RG3 GO-GO Remix) – The Washington Redskins Marching Band Drumline

Go-Go and Redskins!? Thanks Davita for sharing. I won’t tell Chad you’re slowly becoming a Redskins fan!  More...

2-3 Griffining
By David Gaines On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

2-3 Griffining

After Robert Griffin III threw his first touchdown pass, an 88-yarder to Pierre Garcon in the 40-32 beat down of the New Orleans Saints, RGIII was knocked down from a pretty vicious hit. He sat up, saw the results More...