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Tag Archives: Photos by Lisa Snider
Sometimes it’s amazing how many places I’ve never been to in 52 years of living in Washington. It’s a combination of so many things to see, laziness and not knowing about the sites. I’ve heard of Dumbarton Oaks and its … Continue reading
I couldn’t resist — Americans +5 against the British in the War of 1812 in a 2.0 reproduction. It was a sucker’s bet. The re-enactment at Jefferson Patterson Park in St. Leonard, Md. on Sept. 22 pitted a dozen American … Continue reading
Sometimes the journey is more than the destination. Or whatever crap that’s supposed to mean to mollify those who get lost. My wife Lisa wanted to see the sunflower fields at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area in Potomac. Supposed to be … Continue reading
At Eastern Market, your job’s not your credit. You gotta pay cash for the produce. Well, that’s funny if you’re a local because Eastern Motors runs a commercial nonstop. Otherwise, you’re thinking I’m nuts. Anyway, Eastern Market opened in 1873 … Continue reading
Sometimes I play tourist myself and for the first since becoming a guide I went on someone else’s trip – Trafalgar’s Great Britain-Ireland tour. Eight days – nearly 2,000 miles on a bus plus two ferries, lake boat ride, train … Continue reading