A Fall Walk at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

A Fall Walk at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

The spooky origin story of Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, the blazing fall colors and the fact that there’s a warming tavern meal and a cold beer just around the corner in Leesburg convinced me that there is no better place to take a walk during the stretch between Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Little Dancer at the Kennedy Center

Little Dancer at the Kennedy Center

Little Dancer, a musical about the young and strong-willed ballerina Edgar Degas immortalized in his famous sculpture, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, opens this weekend at the Kennedy Center and tops my list of "I hope to I get to it," before the show ends Nov. 30. 

How to Throw a Comfort Food Dinner Party

How to Throw a Comfort Food Dinner Party

Fall is an ideal time to prepare comfort food, the fatty, buttery, bacony dishes our moms made that now occupy the menu of every hip restaurant in the country. While I champion taking your time with this Comfort Food dinner party, I also offers ways you can shave a little time off the top. I'm not responsible for what happens to your waist.