DC KNOWS ABOUT APRIL FOOL’S DAY – By DC Webb

DC KNOWS ABOUT APRIL FOOL’S DAY – By DC Webb

The origin of this holiday is rather uncertain. However, the common belief holds that during the reformation of the calendar the date for the New Year was moved from April 1st to January 1st. During that time in history there was no television or radio or internet so word spread slowly. There were also those […]

DC KNOWS ABOUT SPRING – By DC Webb

My boss calls me into her office and asks me why I have been an hour late; everyday for the last 2 weeks! I wasn’t sure what she was talking about, but I decided to look into it. I recently noticed how much later the sun was staying out and also not coming out until […]

Get Outside to Exercise – By Jay Swisher

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting warmer, and the parks are getting busier; all signs that spring is just around the corner.  During those cold winter months, it becomes a chore to spend any significant amount of time outside in the elements.  Most of us merely look at this time as a […]

DC KNOWS THE ZOO – By DC Webb

Jenn says you know you’re supposed to write your blog about things that go on around here! Special events or programs or park stuff or anything that goes on around here! I said who would know better than me? I mean we both see what similarities we have with the zoo.   For example:   […]

Leadership – By Brian Hanifin

I have been with the Department for over a year now and I am still finding new things in my office my predecessor left behind. I stumbled upon a book the other day, this book was actually given to the previous Office for Teens Specialist from our Director, Catherine Morretta. The book is about leadership […]

DC Knows about Sign Language – By DC Webb

Well, let me clarify something, I don’t really know Sign Language but I know a little about Sign Language. So, maybe I should change the title. But I can’t because the name of my blog is DC Knows!       Sign Language is not universally the same. Most countries have their own Sign Language or […]