Museum: Freer/Sackler Smithsonian Art Galleries


These Asian galleries offer entertaining and interactive programs designed for children to learn about Asian art, culture, and history. ImagineAsia is designed for children between the ages 8-12. Take a guided tour of the museum and then create your own work of art. Activities include puppets, music, stories and dance. ExploreAsia is designed for children under the age of 8,…

Should Have Been a Snow Day


That sure seemed like a silly waste of time. It snowed today in Prince William County (PWC), for the very first time this winter. Not a big deal, right? Wrong. The chaos caused by those three little inches of snow, the anxiety of car accidents and missed appointments, all of it ought to be written down in a guidebook somewhere…

Battlefield Bombs Annandale, Sets Sights on Round Two


There’s a definite chill in the air, which means one thing to Battlefield High School football fans and students: playoff time. And with a rousing 49-20 win over the Annandale Comets during last Friday’s first round, the Bobcats look ready to continue the season’s momentum deep into the playoffs. From 8-4 in 2012 to 6-5 last season, this year’s 11-1…

ToFurky is Too Funky


The other day I ran across Tofurky at The Giant in Haymarket. It’s just wrong. Wrong! A turkey is turkey. Tofu is tofu. The two should never be merged, combined or conjoined. Ever. Meat eaters generally don’t like tofu, and tofu eaters are usually not carnivores. At the very least each are selective in their tastes, so it’s hard to…