Experience: The avian-inspired work of artist Susan Hostetler. Hummingbird with bird song, $750. susan-hostetler.com

Read: A book about billionaires influencing politics by D.C. resident Jane Mayer. Dark Money, $17. Bridge Street Books. 2814 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. bridgestreetbooks.com

Buy: A notepad that comes in handy when you need to jot something down. Pocket notebook, $5. Lou Lou. 1623 Connecticut Ave. NW. loulouboutiques.com

Celebrate: The change in seasons by wearing a colorful tie. Linen tie made in Italy, $89. Ezra Paul Clothing.1608 17th St. NW. ezrapaul.com

Honor: Our nation’s veterans by placing roses with the Memorial Day Roses Foundation at Arlington National Cemetery. May 29.memorialdayflowers.org

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