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Tourist Season Begins!

Spring is finally here and so are the tourist! I needed to find an image that appropriately captures the yearly onslaught of visitors to DC starting with every new… 114 more words

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Date Day: Cherry Blossoms in DC

Last Thursday Z and I took advantage of my day off plus GORGEOUS weather to head down to DC for a bit of cherry blossom gazing. 615 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Living as I do in the D.C. suburbs, I have literally thousands of photos of dozens of monuments from throughout the area. I could create an entire blog dedicated solely to exploring a monument every week. 220 more words



With a friend in town this past weekend, we did a few DC tourist activities, to include a quick visit to the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens… 31 more words


The Washington Monument

Shining like a beacon in the night, the Washington Memorial is a great place marker for any who traverse the maze that can be DC. The Memorial sits at one end of the National Mall with many of the Smithsonian Museums, the Smithsonian Castle and vast grassy areas between it and the Capitol to the north. 369 more words


Snooping around

Yesterday I took a lunchtime stroll around the National Mall to get a look at the preparations for the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival. It’s always more fun walking with friends, so a half-dozen folks joined me in the Enid A. 445 more words