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Last Week in Silver Spring

Last week I spent more time in Silver Spring than I originally planned. Last Monday (August 25) was my regular therapy appointment so I decided to use the opportunity to check out another place that was mentioned on the… 466 more words


Yep! That's a purple octopus!

Saw this while sightseeing in Gulf Shores (AL) today. I think the poor octopus was so worried about Shark Week that it broke out in spots! 15 more words


Observations From the Road (The "Central Time" Edition)

Claire and I were driving through the heart of Central Minnesota today when the Pokey LaFarge paean to Middle America – Central Time – popped up on the iPhone playlist. 1,078 more words

Random DJB Thoughts

The Library With a Flying Saucer

I’m fortunate enough to live close to the Hyattsville Public Library, located in Hyattsville, Maryland. It is a large library with all kinds of resources to check out. 1,032 more words


The Jersey Shore

I have related my aversion to sand before so it should come as no surprise, therefore, that it has taken my nine months (nine whole months?) of living in America for me to actually visit the Jersey Shore.   1,749 more words

Photos of Silver Spring, Maryland, July 21, 2014

Monday I had another appointment with my therapist and I decided to take advantage of the situation by checking out some other off-beat points of interests in Silver Spring that I saw on… 676 more words