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2 Days in DC during Cherry Blossom Season

Every year in early March, I start tracking the cherry blossom bloom forecasts in giddy anticipation. The National Park service is predicting the 2015 peak bloom to be April 10-14, so I’m already planning how to soak in the fresh color in the nation’s capitol. 698 more words


Bald Eagles Nest At National Arboretum In D.C.

WASHINGTON (WJZ) — For the first time in nearly seven decades, the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. has a bald eagle nest.

Amy Yensi… 340 more words


Monique + Jerel | Washington Monument Mall | The National Arboretum | Engagement Photos

November 29, 2014

Jerel planned one of the most romantic proposals that I have ever heard of. Monique’s mother, Victoria, is an author. When Jerel heard that Victoria was working on a story about a young couple that was getting engaged, he got in touch with her and solicited her help in planning a perfect proposal for her daughter.  198 more words

Engagement Session

Fashion for Rockstars and Royalty

Rockstars and Royalty’s Reign of the Forest

by Wendy Johnson (for LFW)

It was a snippet from an interview with London designer Basia Zaryzka that led Vicky Kidd-Gallichan to name her independent fashion label. 734 more words

LFW Style

Beautiful Bonsai at the National Arboretum

In early January of this new year, I was feeling a little stir-crazy at home. So I decided to visit the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum… 301 more words


Potters! The National Bonsai Pot Competition looms!

Attention Bonsai Potters! Submit your work!

The revitalized National Bonsai Pot Competition is this spring. The visionary event is spearheaded by Ron Lang and Sharon Edwards-Russell, and promises to show us what wizardly potters have been doing in the realm of bonsai ceramics in the last decade. 179 more words

Sunday at the National Arboretum in Canberra

We went out for lunch at Canberra’s National Arboretum on the weekend, to celebrate my father’s birthday. I’d driven through, but hadn’t been inside before. It’s an interesting construction.