My friend had just broke up with her boyfriend of 4+ years, on top of a pandemic, on top of it being Father’s Day – and she lost her dad in her 20s very unexpectedly.
It’s not the most stable weekend to return to society. But we went out, and not surprisingly at Le Diplomat she needed to step outside while I cancelled our order and closed our drink bill. I ushered my friend outside and told her I would take care of the logistics. When things were settled and I called her she was not at the corner and I began to circle the restaurant. At the end of the units on 14th street I came across a lovely table who had taken my distraught and drunk friend in and were giving her water and bread and genuine understanding.
I showed up apologizing all over myself for her and they were all very sweet and empathetic and human. They recognized my friend wasn’t at her best in that moment but that doesn’t mean she isn’t a smart, Vivacious, accomplished professional badass woman who just wasn’t at her best. I would love to think that more people in DC could emulate their grace and just acknowledge that people have shitty / sloppy days because life has sucked for the last year. But they deserve help and kindness and non judgement.
I was just so impressed with this table at Le Diplomate and hope their generous spirit is something others emulate.”
Thanks to Roxanne for sending: “This owl was spotted on Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park.” If you spot a hawk, any interesting wildlife or celebrity skateboarder Tony Hawk, and…
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Martha’s Table hosts a Teacher Hiring Fair to recruit Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers. During the Hiring Fair, they will host on-site interviews, and successful candidates can receive job offers, a $3,000 sign-on bonus, and generous benefits. Candidates should bring copies of their education credentials, resume, and (3) professional employer references to the event.
• Date: March 2, 2024
• Time: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
🎉 Tonight, we invite you to the French Riviera, one of the most exciting places on earth – without ever boarding a plane! And celebrate Mardi Gras and the Carnival of Nice on French soil as we welcome you to a special evening at the Embassy of France!
From the elegance of classical French culture to the most celebrated Rivera nightlife of the 21st Century, experience a special evening of fantastic French food, wine, music, and ambiance.
Enjoy the flavors of Nice, Monaco, and St. Tropez in the beautiful and festive Maison Francaise at the French Embassy.
AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology