I was born here in Washington, DC, as were my parents, several of my grandparents, my wife and my three daughters. When I say here in DC, I don't mean the Maryland or Virginia suburbs, I mean here, in Washington DC.
The site of the hospital where I was born, Columbia Hospital for Women, now hosts a Trader Joe's grocery store. You can get pretty good wine there for only $3.00.
I grew up all over the city, from Kalorama to Adam's Morgan, Chevy Chase to Cleveland Park to Georgetown, not necessarily in that order. I love DC.
Recently I was visiting my mother, a real Washington grande dame, who lives in a beautiful apartment complex in N.W. near the Washington Cathedral. This is a short clip I made of her reminiscing about a time when you could still see a president without a clearance from Homeland Security.
My mother is 81 years old, in good health, etc. It was fun to get her to talk about this, and I'm looking forward to some more reminiscences.