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Anacostia Bikeabout

The weather here is so perfect that I could not pass up a nice easy ride. Well, it ended up being 65 miles. It was so worth it. 711 more words


No More Immigration Until We Fix Anacostia

It was a short drive from my hotel in Washington, DC’s toney National Harbor district to the Capitol.  But we were stuck in heavy traffic on I-295 into downtown.  626 more words

Our Economic Mess

A Tale of Two Cities: Washington vs. DC

Data Tools

(Dr.) Maranda Ward

Social Reform vs. Human Resources

“If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime”

bandaids on bulletholes

In Other News ...

The Most Beautiful Swimming Pools In the World    I’m sitting in boxers on an itchy sofa, sweating in an un-air-conditioned apartment that, at last glance at my thermometer hanging in the living room, was 88 degrees, and I’m looking at these photos of cool blue swimming pools, and I’m telling you right now, if I wasn’t out of trash bags, I’d totally make a backwoods “pool for one.” 226 more words

City Interests

Water lilies at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

There is something really special about water lilies (g. Nymphaea)—it’s easy for me to understand why impressionist painter Claude Monet was obsessed with them. 76 more words


Seeing things differently

Normally I try to move in really close to my subjects using a telephoto or macro lens. Yesterday, however, I decided to try to “see” the world differently by using a wider lens (24-105mm) during a quick trip with my photography mentor… 269 more words

Canon 50D

Four years later...

I should probably be able to remember my own anniversary, but I am a guy. Therefore I was caught a bit by surprise yesterday evening when WordPress notified me that it was the fourth anniversary of the start of my blog. 286 more words