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Washington

It wasn’t possible to tour the U.S. without seeing our nation’s capital.  Chris had never been, and my recollection of the capital only exist as fragments of memories from a lame tour bus over a decade ago.   563 more words

National Mall

Fallen Guys

After leaving Newton’s home last week I continued my drive to Southend, as was just on the outskirts of Cambridge when on a hillside to me right I spotted a large white building with 5 square pillars* and so my curiosity was piqued.   251 more words

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MONUMENTS, MUSEUMS, AND MEMORIALS – 3 DAYS IN DC

Washington DC is an amazing city (district?)! It took us three days before we felt that we had seen an adequate amount to claim that we had in fact been there. 1,309 more words

PERSONAL TRAVEL

Thoughts on Andrew Wyeth "Looking Out, Looking In" at the National Gallery


On Monday my dad and I took lunch at the National Gallery to see the Andrew Wyeth Exhibit, “Looking Out, Looking In.” The National Gallery had recently acquired “Wind From the Sea,” so they built an exhibit around his paintings of windows. 244 more words

Watercolor

PAINT THE TOWN READ: The Lost Symbol at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.

Across the Mall, a tiny speck of golden light was glinting off the highest tip of the towering obelisk. The shining pinpoint grew quickly brighter, more radiant, gleaming on the capstone’s aluminum peak … This process, Langdon realised, would reverse come evening. 151 more words

Books

Unbuilt

We are constantly under development, constantly seeing development.

In our skylines and in relationships.

Many great archaeological “improvements” have been made over the centuries, from arches to flying buttresses and steel support beam… 57 more words

Photo101

the washington monument at night

“I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.

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