Protect: Your dog from the rain with this coat.
Dog poncho, $16.99. The Dog Park. 705 King St. (Alexandria). thedogparkva.biz
Read: A graphic novel that has been described as Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds.
Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick, $14.99. Upshur Street Books. 827 Upshur St. NW. upshurstreetbooks.com
Celebrate: 12th Annual Columbia Heights Day.
June 17th. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 11th St. NW. districtbridges.org
Pack: Items for an overnight trip in a duffel made of waxed canvas and leather.
Duffel bag, $192. Stitch & Rivet. 716 Monroe St. NE. Studio 3. shopstitchandrivet.com
Wear: A pair of handmade cactus earrings.
Cactus studs, $44. Rachel Pfeffer Designs. 716 Monroe St. NE. Studio 13. rachelpfeffer.com