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Museum Peeps

The Washington Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest inevitably contains entries reflecting current events and pop culture from the past year (see, for example, this year’s collection of Miley Cyrus-themed works, in addition to references to Edward Snowden, the Sochi Olympics, and the polar vortex).  202 more words


Scouting Report: April 15, 2014

The Cherry Blossoms are gone, the lunar eclipse was hidden by clouds this morning and it’s been raining all day.  So what better way to keep on the move than to make a scouting run into the city?  771 more words

Washington DC

Fixing D.C.: A Call to Respect Our Nation's Capital

Alongside what seemed like half of the population of the United States, my wife and I spent this past Sunday afternoon perusing the Cherry Blossoms at Washington D.C.’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival. 801 more words


Yet Another Cherry Blossom Report

I returned to the Tidal Basin yesterday afternoon to check on the progress of the Cherry Blossoms.  The marching battalions of pre-scheduled tours are now in full swing, the tour buses that brought them here are jostling for parking spots, and the weather is balmy.  422 more words


If you are on my suggested night tour of the memorials, your next destination is one of the most massive memorials in all of DC. The World War II Memorial is not just a memorial of the war, but it is a memorial dedicated to the states and the soldiers who lost their lives in battle. 171 more words

DC Tips And Tricks

Had to get a shot of Ally at the WI pillar in the WWII memorial.