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A Red-headed Jenny and an Asian Forrest: A Love Story in Photos

Thank you so much, new friend Fred, for helping me loosely recreate on of my favorite scenes from an American classic! As the saying goes, you are a gentleman and an excellent Tom Hanks stand-in! 110 more words

Manic Pixie Dream Girl

My Kind of Town

Yesterday was a foggy day in Washington. But the gloominess of the forecast was made a bit brighter by a day off work, the birth of my newest tiniest little friend Calder, and another item checked off my bucket list. 175 more words


Washington DC: Early Morning on The National Mall

US Capitol Building

I’m an early morning person and love walking around cities before most people are up. This morning, I took complete advantage of John’s jet-lag and the fact he was still seven time zones ahead of DC. 70 more words


Film Files: Monumental

While I am not sure if the Kennedy Center counts as monument its getting tossed into this. So, my super secret new camera is a Fuji 645 Medium Format. 134 more words


Martin Luther King Memorial

I was a child in the sixties.

Though much time has passed, on occasion I’m reminded of how those years shaped me, how deep the feelings go and how they call out to be healed. 160 more words

Digital Photography

Blossoming Kite Festival

I traveled to Washington D.C. at the beginning of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.  How to know when the festival is to be held?  Apparently, there is one mysterious cherry tree of unknown breed that reliably blossoms 7-10 days before the other cherry trees open their blossoms – for this reason, it is referred to as the “indicator tree.” 256 more words