Tag Archives: Rick Snider

Check out our sister blog – Capital Photo History Tours

Yes, this is my company. I’ve been working with budding photographers for five seasons. Mostly, it’s Washingtonians rather than out-of-towners, though anyone is welcome. I offer theme tours — the Lincoln assassination, Embassy Row, Georgetown homes of the Kennedys, Mount … Continue reading

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Taking the ALS ice bucket challenge

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Will Washington ever host a Super Bowl?

The NFL promised to consider New York and Washington for a future Super Bowl after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in both cities harmed tourism. It was the NFL’s way of helping ailing economies because the game now brings about $350 … Continue reading

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One door closes, another . . .

The Washington Examiner ends sports coverage today and after 35 years covering Washington sports I’m on the bench. It may not be for long. I’m talking to several groups, but until a deal is signed it’s not a done deal. … Continue reading

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A new twist on history – Videos of your life

Check out my new business – Video Legacies Everlasting.com

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An interesting honor may be heading my way

I’m in the final weeks of a 35-year career as a Washington sports writer. The Washington Examiner closes June 14 and maybe I’ll find work soon in the business and maybe not. But three days before saying goodbye, I’m up … Continue reading

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What I learned 10 years after suffering heart attack

Today marks a decade since suffering a near fatal heart attack. The widow maker that kills 19 of every 20 men. I was the one who walked away. Ten years seems like a long time and feels like yesterday all … Continue reading

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Off the tour route for a couple weeks

It’s always the stupid stuff that gets you. I’m sidelined for a couple weeks after suffering a sprained knee. I’m just glad it’s not a torn knee ligament that would have meant surgery and 3-6 months rehab. I’m also a … Continue reading

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Winning Washington Sportswriter of the Year – priceless

I always thought when some actor said it was an honor to just be nominated that they were full of it. Now I know better. When learning I was a finalist for Washington Sportswriter of the Year by the National … Continue reading

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I’m a tour guide? Funny you should ask

My friends always have the same response. “You’re going to be a tour guide?” they ask. “Cool.” Well, I hope so. Now I’m still a sports columnist with The Washington Examiner because it’s the best job I’ve ever held, but … Continue reading

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