If you grow up in DC, it’s hard to imagine a location, store, or neighborhood that doesn’t have a nickname. I grew up solely referring to Adams Morgan as “AdMo”, Georgetown as “G-town”, and the Washington Monument as “the pencil”.
As I sit down to write this post, I notice my dog Hunter sitting on the couch. Her eyes glued to my computer screen, her head bobbing with every word I type, and her front paws neatly crossed. I stop