It’s coming up to the ides of March

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2020


In March 2018, it was frigging cold in DC. The padlet below, which I made that March, two years ago, offers a snapshot. Click here. But this year, Washington, D.C. is warm in the sunshine. And the ornamental cabbage is blooming fierce and proud. “Beware the ides of March”: the warning is issued twice in … Continue reading “It’s coming up to the ides of March”

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Trump popcorn mix and the nor’easter from North Korea

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2018


Who would’ve thought the nor’easter forecast for Washington, D.C. would be straight from North Korea? So it turned out on Thursday night. Fresh from a week of snow in London, I could barely credit the sight of snowflakes in Washington, D.C. But there it was – spotty rain showers on Tuesday evening mixed in with … Continue reading “Trump popcorn mix and the nor’easter from North Korea”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK