|Native Foods Cafe (a popular west coast vegan restaurant) just opened in D.C.-- perfect birthday celebratory place.|
This past Tuesday (October 7th with a 99% full moon unseen due to sweet smelling pitter patter rain) celebrated another born day. Prior to that (October 6th) my oldest brother welcomed a little treasure- an angel baby named Princeton. Omg another little Libra in the family!!! Cannot wait to meet him this holiday break.
|My new friend.|
So what special shenanigans did I get myself into on Tuesday-- a day of no classes?
Well, I traveled down to Washington D.C. via Megabus for a whopping $15 (to was $13+ fro was $3+ $1 reservation fee).
Here recaps a splendid memorable initiation into 31 captured in pictures and subtitles.
|Colorful Frida Kahlo locket played a starring accessory role.|
|Cinched brown three quarter sleeve top for $6 & bright ultramarine blue white polka dot J. Crew dress for $6. Both from Philly Aids Thrift.|
|Cute thick patterned XOXO tights and comfy olive green Rocket Dog flats made for walking. Both from Burlington Coat Factory.|
|First thing's first complimentary birthday reward-- soy raspberry shot hot chocolate from the Starbucks on Union Station. Plus a "happy birthday" from the sweet barista!|
|At Dupont Circle's Native Cafe Foods Cafe (it took me a while to find it), I ordered the Oklahoma Bacon Cheeseburger which is topped with these amazing fried pickles. Can you believe I almost ordered this without the fried pickles???! Crazy!|
|I love riding the Metro. Another wonderful "place" to write. So sleek and futuristic. Headed to American Art Gallery the only Smithsonian Museum opened past five thirty.|
|Hibiscus With Plumeria by Georgia O'Keefe. I couldn't leave without one parting glance at sensually captivating beauty viscerally painted by the likes of such a woman- one of Frida's lovers. It just seemed appropriate.|
|Close up of Sob Sob. Abstraction and realism weave together in this large scale composition that is worth diving into when it comes to breaking down its varied semiotics.|
|Black & White by Bryron Kim and Glenn Ligon. Very deep commentary on display here. See how the black rectangular elements are all painted ebony, but the white component has varied degrees of flesh tones.|
|Eying woman's "banana split" also reminded me that I deserved ice cream.|
|Dinner was a slice of Beyond Chicken Free Pizza with Daiya Mozzarella, Veggies and Sambazon's Acai + Vanilla Protein drink. Yumminess breathed life into me after a great amount of time book store frolicking and skipping in the autumn rain drizzle.|