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Canberra Botanic Gardens

I learned more about Australian plans in an hour walking around the Botanic Gardens, Canberra than I think I’ve learned in my life. Although I was a member of the Gould League as a child, most of the detail about banksias and grevilleas has never really sunk in. 221 more words


Historic Fort Lincoln

After getting temporarily lost on a recent bike ride, I got out a map when I got back to my office to see where I had been.  469 more words


Destination #1: Washington, D.C.

Country: America

Population: 646,000+

Main Highlights:

  • US Capital
  • White House (a.k.a home to the President)
  • Museums

If you are a huge history and museum nerd like me, Washington, D.C. 137 more words


Kiara & Vincent {George Street Photo}

Kiara & Vincent chose the National Arboretum as the backdrop for their portraits.  We then dropped by the Washington Monument for some night shots. Vincent was particularly amazing at picking out the right locations – he scouted out the area a few days before and new exactly where to be in the park. 43 more words


The National Arboretum

January 2, 2015

Today, Kevin and I visited the National Arboretum in NE Washington, DC. We had seen pictures of the Capitol Columns (seen here) and wanted to see them in real life. 208 more words


Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: Camellia 'Winter's Beauty'

For Garden Bloggers Bloom Day I took photos of Camellia ‘Winter’s Beauty’, flowering now in mid December, in Northern Virginia. Traditionally, camellias are thought of as a southern shrub, not at all tolerant of our USDA Zone 7, Virginia winters. 99 more words