Tag Archives: Monumental Thoughts

New look for our website

Thanks to Russian hackers (really), we were forced to close our business-side website Capital Photo History Tours.com. I’d insert a joke here, but frankly it wasn’t funny. So everything is now on this website – our tours, photo tips and … Continue reading

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Monumental Thoughts turns 6

Year Six of my blog – where does the time go? Another year walking the streets of Washington, telling stories and tall tales to folks from everywhere. Students from across the nation, doctors from Pakistan and India, families on vacation, … Continue reading

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Happy fifth anniversary to us

Thanks to a man from South Africa, more people read my little blog on Washington’s monuments, memorials and everyday life over the past year than ever before. His advice on driving more Google traffic literally doubled web traffic. Year five … Continue reading

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Happy 4th birthday to Monumental Thoughts

Monumental Thoughts celebrates its fourth birthday. Wow, and they said we wouldn’t last a week. Well, I don’t know who said that but if someone did that they would be wrong. Year four saw 13,334 visitors. Over four years, 82,628 … Continue reading

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Happy third anniversary — to Monumental Thoughts

Monumental Thoughts.com celebrates its third anniversary wondering how it really did this past year. Those evil spammers messed up my google analytics reports for six months. Every day they’d try about 100 times to leave messages and links for whatever. … Continue reading

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Happy second anniversary to Monumental Thoughts

Two years, 462 posts and 37,615 readers — it has been a good two years for my blog. Monumental Thoughts started as my public study guide as a new tour guide after licensed a couple months earlier. I’d learn things … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Monumental Thoughts

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Happy birthday to Monumental Thoughts

One year down, a few more to go. MonumentalThoughts.com celebrates its one-year anniversary today. It’s my personal journey of becoming a licensed tour guide in Washington and passing along the knowledge of the many monuments, memorials, markers, statues and observations … Continue reading

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Happy half birthday to Monumental Thoughts

Hard to believe six months have passed since starting this blog. Some 4,578 visitors have seen the only blog that posts near daily about Washington, D.C.’s monuments, memorials, statues and other attractions. That’s not a great number, but nowadays I’m … Continue reading

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5 Questions on Lincoln’s swearing-in and inaugural banquet re-enactments

Abraham Lincoln returns to Washington on March 5 for the sesquicentennial celebration of his first inauguration. John T. Elliff of The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia explains the importance of the re-enactment of the swearing-in at the Capitol … Continue reading

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