Celebrated on the 3rd Monday of every April, the Sechseläuten Spring Festival is celebrated by burning an effigy of winter in the form of a snowman prepared with a small amount of explosives.
You tend not to spend too much time contemplating Tim Russert's innermost thoughts when you're 100 feet under water, breathing through a narrow tube, soaring past the ocean wall in slow motion, staring at 200-year-old sea tortoises, parrot fish, and coral that have no concern for love or career.
Visitors walk through rooms that build on each other with "a different experience and a different motif," said Larry Pettinelli, the president of Patek Philippe's US business.
The exhibit is meant, in part, to expose the brand to a younger generation who aren't buying watches like their parents did. Yes, it tells time, but in your lifetime how many things do you really buy that you intend to keep for two, to three, to four generations?
That imperative distinguishes me not at all from every other journalist in Washington. Upon gentle inquiry, Joe told me that Monica was bad news, that she had left the White House because she had kept wandering into the Oval Office and inappropriately striking up conversations with the commander in chief. "Stay away." But Washington, in its own polite way, generates more trash talk than a Bulls game. The conversations were terse but friendly; we made plans to get together when she returned from a job interview in N. I'm 15 minutes late for everything, and I always get lost around the Kennedy Center, but she waited in front, no big deal, seemingly psyched. Her job meant she wasn't getting out much, so any place sounded great to her. Her last day at the Pentagon was rapidly approaching, for which she was grateful. Her good mood and light manner indicated that she had no idea that in a matter of days she would become a chew-toy for Ken Starr.
One of the most frequently asked questions is where can I get my Waltham pocket watch repaired?