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Deciphering DC: Capitol Stones

Rock Creek Park is big enough where you can hike around it dozens of times and still find new spots and trails yet discovered by you. 373 more words

Deciphering DC


As anybody who knows me can tell you, I have this thing for large birds. I think great blue herons are elegantly Seussian. Ospreys seem to be all around me these days. 219 more words

Bald Eagles

2nd Eaglet Hatches On National Arboretum Eagle Cam

WASHINGTON (WJZ/AP) — Both eaglets in the nest at the National Arboretum have hatched!

Since New Year’s Eve, millions of viewers have tuned into the… 348 more words


First Hatchling!

One of the two eggs in the eagles’ nest at the National Arboretum in Washington has hatched. The eaglet’s emergence was captured by the American Eagle Foundation’s DC Eagle Cam, and you can watch it in the above video. 33 more words


Canberra Balloon Spectacular

The Canberra Balloon Spectacular is held each March on the lawns of Old Parliament House and it is, well, pretty damned spectacular indeed. The sight of 30 or more hot air balloons breathing fire on crisp Canberra Autumn mornings is something everyone should experience at least once. 532 more words

The First Lady Has Laid an Egg --- Watch the Incubation on Live WebCam

Yes, I admit that headline is pure clickbait. If you’re reading this, I guess it worked.

“The First Lady” is the name of the female member of a pair of Bald Eagles who started nesting  at the U.S. 189 more words


PSA: Remember to check for water spot on your lens after a storm

I’ve never been to the National Arboretum in the city so I made the effort to make the drive out there with my friend Ben. 268 more words