3 Most Underrated Neighborhoods in DC Metro

September 21, 2022

Underrated Neighborhoods in DC Metro I was hoping to be able to do a video about the top 5 or the top 10 underrated places to live in DC but sadly, this area is very densely populated and finding real gems is super difficult. I decided to take a breather, and then it came down […]

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Arlington VA Public Schools [THE TRUTH!]

September 14, 2022

Arlington VA Public Schools Arlington County Schools have generally been held in pretty high regard. But then we had Covid, it seemed that the loyalty and support many school districts once had fell by the wayside as parent’s were affected by their specific school’s response to Covid. So how did Arlington County do? And now […]

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Montgomery County MD Schools [FACTS!]

August 31, 2022

Montgomery County MD Schools Montgomery County, Maryland Schools historically were considered among the best in the country. The schools fell out of favor when they adopted Common Core in 2010. They switched to a new curriculum right before Covid. How are they doing and how do families feel about sending their kids to Montgomery County […]

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Alexandria City VA Public Schools

August 24, 2022

Alexandria City VA Public Schools Alexandria City Schools have had some difficult years. People generally do not move to Alexandria City, for the schools. With Covid, the struggles amplified. The system is in flux as the most recent Superintendent resigned this summer. How will the Interim Superintendent perform and will it be enough to right […]

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DC Public Schools

August 17, 2022

DC Public Schools Public school in DC has come a long way. Many will argue that this is a tale of two cities, though, with “west of the park” and “east of the park” being a dividing line. But that has changed as well as a lot of other things about public school in DC, […]

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Raising Kids in Washington DC – 10 Reasons You’ll Love it!

August 10, 2022

Raising Kids in Washington DC | The non-sarcastic version Ok so some people who don’t know me well or who can’t read my charming sense of humor, did not understand that when I made a list of reasons you’ll love raising kids in DC and included, “Kids become excellent rat hunters” that I was joking. Sort […]

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Maryland vs Virginia | Find Out Which One Is Better!

July 27, 2022

Maryland vs Virginia Ask any local which is better – Maryland or Virginia, and you’re likely to find yourself in the middle of a good old fashioned catfight. (Seinfeld, anyone?) Opinions are strong when it comes to state pride here – and that’s not just among people from these two states. People who move here […]

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Washington DC Predictions – How’s the Transportation in DC?

July 13, 2022

Transportation in DC Predictions This is the third part of the 3-part series, covering the 2006 Washington Business Journal’s Predictions for 2020.  When this was published, I was working for a national builder, blind to the fact that in a few months, the phones were going to stop ringing. All hell was about to break […]

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Living in DC 2020 Predictions Part 2 | Densification

July 06, 2022

Living in DC 2020 Predictions This is the second part of the 3 part series, covering the 2006 Washington Business Journal’s Predictions for 2020. When this was published, I can remember sitting in my office, working for a national builder. I was blind to the fact that in a few months, the phones were going […]

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