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After three solid months of guiding several times weekly, I even managed two different tours twice in three days. And then crash. I figured it was fatigue. Turns out a series of different illnesses were all interrelated — staph infection. … Continue reading
I’m always surprised by the little things that tourists spot that we take for granted. The trees – I need to buy a Boy Scout manual and refresh my memory because I’m asked all the time what tree we’re passing. … Continue reading
Another tour season is starting. The eight graders will soon grow from a trickle to flood. Families will follow in the summertime and six months will pass before tour guides wonder what happened over the past half year. Tourists say … Continue reading
The National Mall’s Reflecting pool is amid renovation through 2012. The $30.5 million makeover will replace the 1930 original that has been leaking for years. The new pool will recycle water to keep it from becoming stagnant. Walkways and lighting … Continue reading