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Tag Archives: Photos by Lisa and Rick Snider
The old house on the corner of 17th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW was a shuttered reminder of days long ago when the swamp was real. It’s the second oldest home (behind Georgetown’s Old Stone House) as an 1837 reminder … Continue reading
I’ve seen the Masonic Temple in the distance all of my life and only been near it twice to realize it’s a pretty big place. Finally, my wife said let’s go see it. I’m willing to try any place with … Continue reading
I’ve driven past Meridian Hill Park many times, but finally decided on a warm Sunday afternoon to walk into it. What a disappointment. Meridian Hill Park needs a lot of love. The kind that only comes through lots of cash. … Continue reading
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
Growing up near the fort just south of town, I remember walking Fort Washington’s steps and hills down to the Potomac River with great joy. Then for some reason, I went 30 years without visiting until a beautiful sunny afternoon … Continue reading