Category Archives: Washington life

Patience is key to better photos

Everyone is a photographer nowadays with iPhones. And, the phones take great photos like the one above. This was with the new iPhone 11 that is a real game-changer with 12-pixel quality. But, one advantage I learned as a young … Continue reading

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Fox News knows nothing of Washington

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Ice skating on National Mall

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Happy 12th anniversary to Monumental Thoughts

Well, another year passed as Monumental Thoughts is just a year short of becoming a teenager. Wow, the years go quickly. I wish I could tell you how many visitors we had in 2012 like other years, but the website … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Santa came early to my house

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Where Deep Throat met Bob Woodward

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Visit the National Christmas tree

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It’s beginning to look like Christmas

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Local tree tied to Isaac Newton

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Whooping Cranes bring wilds to downtown

Walking down 16th & O Sts. NW, I was drawn to an unexpected one-acre park where a stainless steel sculpture of two 12-foot tall whooping cranes draw you in. Wait . . . what? Kent Ullberg created the cranes in … Continue reading

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White House Visitors Center

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A tree grows in Alexandria

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Hail to the Commanders

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In search of great pizza

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President passes by

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Trying &Pizza

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Where the old FBI show was filmed

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Pig races at the county fair

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Trying Papa John’s crustless pizza

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