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Jefferson Memorial to get cleaning

Notice the white stripe on the Jefferson Memorial’s dome? It’s just the start. The U.S. Park Service awarded an $8.75 million contract to clean the marble of a biofilm, repair stone and replace the roof by May 2020. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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Say hello and goodbye to blossoms

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Cherry blossom time

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Cherry blossoms arrive

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Cherry blossoms blooming

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Cherry blossom big bloom

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Best photo locations for cherry blossoms

The time of day you’re photographing cherry blossoms determines the best place to photograph them. Many serious photographers arrive at dawn to avoid crowds and get that sunrise shot. The best spot is along the Tidal Basin by 15th St. … Continue reading

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SouthernMarylandWine.com

The grand opening of http://SouthernMarylandWine.com is here. There are a dozen wineries in the three counties south of Washington that’s commonly called Southern Maryland. It’s where I’ve lived most of my life and I was always interested in how the wine … Continue reading

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Cherry blossoms first glimpse

It’s that time again. The end of February has us longing for spring and with that the cherry blossoms to signal warm weather is here to stay. Not that it has been a bad winter in Washington, but who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Jefferson Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: National Cathedral

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I’m now a certified National Cathedral guide

Ever want to visit one of those old European cathedrals without needing a passport? Come to the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Washington. Commonly called National Cathedral because the Episcopal church welcomes all and serves the … Continue reading

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Eisenhower Executive Office Building

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Daughters of the American Revolution

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The Awakening now entertains tourists

For 36 years, a 70-foot statue has been trying to get up in the morning. Guess I’m not so slow after all. The Awakening is a 70-foot statue of a man trying to get up from the earth. There are … Continue reading

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Nighttime at the Willard Hotel

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The Occidental

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Willard Hotel at Christmas

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Willard Hotel at Christmastime

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Merry Christmas in Washington

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