It’s been a good ride. Today, 31 December 2022, is my final day of Federal employment after serving for almost 37 years. The last few weeks have made one thing very clear to me—it’s incredibly hard to step away from something you’ve been doing every …

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Meadowlark Gardens Vienna Virginia

After having played in these gardens dozens of time over the years, I think my daughters know every inch of these bridges at Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna, VA. As I sit silently in the pre-dawn darkness of the garden, I can almost hear them laughing …

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