Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Beating the Summer Heat—Escape to San Francisco

Beating the Summer Heat—Escape to San Francisco

We are happy to report that here at the Quiet Place we call Home, DC’s atrociously muggy weather has finally abated. June, July, and August of 2021 were quite the Hades-like-slog, but one of our intrepid Guests (DJ) managed a Houdini-like escape. She “flew the coop”...
Pipe Palooza at the Home

Pipe Palooza at the Home

Things have been exciting here at The Aged Woman’s Home the last 8 weeks, and we want to emphasize the word Aged as well as the word exciting. Exciting, it turns out, can go either way—good or bad. In our case, things (although in the end turned out well) got very...
Strawberry Moons

Strawberry Moons

The Nacotchtank are an indigenous Algonquian people who lived in the area of what is now Washington, D.C. during the 17th century. Their village was situated at the intersection of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, and it is the Algonquian people who gave June’s...
Spring Cleanup Begins at the Home

Spring Cleanup Begins at the Home

We were excited to greet our first outside volunteer since March 2020 when the pandemic shutdown started in DC. Elijah, a junior at Georgetown Preparatory School wore his mask, social distanced, and stayed outside, but most importantly he cleaned out our fish pond. We...