Tag Archives: Photo by Lisa Snider

The chapel in the cemetery

At first glance it seemed there was a little chapel in the middle of Rock Creek Cemetery. A beautiful Gothic stone building alongside many of the mausoleums of the rich and famous. And sure enough, walking up to it, I … Continue reading

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Life in a fishbowl

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Sunset among cherry blossoms

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Cherry blossoms starting to pop, but . . .

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Sunset at the World War II Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: Rock Creek Cemetery

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon slave quarters

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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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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Wordless Wednesday: George Washington’s first vault

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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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Merry Christmas

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Could Ivanka Trump become First Lady?

Could Ivanka Trump become the First Lady rather than First Daughter? It’s not without historical precedent. The Hill reports that Ivanka will have the East Wing office normally reserved for the First Lady.  Maybe that’s because President-elect Donald Trump’s wife … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Fall at the White House

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Wordless Wednesday: Fall in Washington

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Wordless Wednesday: RFK at Arlington National Cemetery

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Wordless Wednesday: On the National Mall

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Arlington National Cemetery

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