The Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival didn't let a damp day and muddy conditions get in the way. A full slate of local bands played all day long on Kingman Island, one of those hidden DC spots, tucked away on the Anacostia River, near RFK Stadium.
Adam Eidinger has a deal that he'd like President-elect Donald Trump to ponder -- come out and reassure him and other cannabis activists that he's not interested in squashing D.C.'s Initiative 71, which legalized pot in the district, or fighting the legalization of marijuana on the federal level, and they'll call off the protest they have planned for his inauguration. A simple tweet could do it. Something that can put Adam's mind at ease.
For the first time in my adult life, I started a year without a full-time job. Or perhaps, more accurately, a full-time job working for a company or an organization. I started 2016 running my own business, a mashup of communications consulting and marketing, commissioned photography work and a plan to start doing photography workshops in Cuba.