Category Archives: Washington life

Happy 11th anniversary to . . . me

The upside of 2021 was some tourism in Washington versus zero for me in 2020. But, it was still a rough year for guides walking and talking the streets of the nation’s capital. I went 18 months overall without touring … Continue reading

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DAR Christmas tree

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New aquatics center opens

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Merry Christmas

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National Christmas Tree

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Early Christmas message from Santa

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Christmas comes to Nationals Park

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How donuts are made in DuPont Circle

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Taller fence protects White House

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Grace Coolidge saves Rebecca from being Thanksgiving dinner

Rebecca was given to President Coolidge to be dinner on Thanksgiving. Yeah, some Southerners eat it. Supposedly tastes like chicken. But, the Coolidges passed and the raccoon lived with them at the White House for several years before donated to … Continue reading

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Tobacco barn in Southern Maryland

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Along Embassy Row

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Happy Veterans Day

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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Off The Record – for a drink

Some new folks to town wanted to see the sights . . . and some bars. So, why not start with Off The Record at the Hay Adams Hotel? It’s a little tricky to find, which is probably how some … Continue reading

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Ducks vs. geese at county fair

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Downtown Washington is back

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Debating the Rolling Stones top 500 songs

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Welcome to Georgetown University

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The photographer’s wall

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