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Wordless Wednesday: Lincoln Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral

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Wordless Wednesday: Three Soldiers Statue at Vietnam Wall

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Olive Risley Seward: The lady was a daughter

On the edge of Seward Square is a statue of a Victorian woman looking at the grassy area. Turns out it’s a long story and a good one. William Seward was Secretary of State who not only bought Alaska for … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

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Wordless Wednesday: My 45th state visited

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Wordless Wednesday: World War II Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon slave quarters

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Best photo locations for cherry blossoms

The time of day you’re photographing cherry blossoms determines the best place to photograph them. Many serious photographers arrive at dawn to avoid crowds and get that sunrise shot. The best spot is along the Tidal Basin by 15th St. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Enjoy the magnolias

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Peak cherry blossom bloom expected March 17-20

The National Park Service expects the peak cherry blossom bloom is March 17 to 20. The Washington Post Weather Gang expects it a few days later. When will they really bloom? Who knows? It’s always a guess. A guess by … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lincoln Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: DC World War I Memorial

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Best Romantic Photo Spots

It’s not unusual to see weddings around the National Mall and the U.S. Capitol. Maybe the gardens, fountains, majestic buildings or being in a park draws them, but on a spring day you’ll often see the happy bride and groom … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Life at Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Whispering to Yoko Ono

I’m a sucker for outdoor sculptures. Indeed, I’d rather be outside than inside so Washington is a great town for tour guiding since most monuments, memorials and statues are outdoors. In another life, I’d like to be a U.S. Park … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

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The Maine Lobsterman along the waterfront

There are no lobsters in Washington aside the ones in restaurants. Plenty of crabs from nearby Maryland, but the seven-foot statue on Sixth and Water Sts. SW along the waterfront shows a Maine waterman “pegging” lobsters by tying their claws. … Continue reading

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On vacation: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge

One thing I love about traveling is seeing places I’ve long heard about and never expected to see. But in my annual bucket list of travels, I recently found myself walking across the Brooklyn Bridge on a warm fall afternoon. … Continue reading

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