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Rosemont Loop (Rock Creek Park, DC)

The Rosemont Loop in Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Park comes from the annals of hiking obscura: the hike rarely appears on maps or even on the Internet… 431 more words

Loop Hike

In the Land of the Milkweed again

I went out to capture some fall color and wound up in this intriguing field of milkweed. The shapes and bursting pods captivated me. I began exposing normally in bright light but as I stopped down , the rim-lit pods really grabbed me and I began to see creatures from other worlds. 42 more words

snapshots from the district

It’s a strange way to grow up, belonging everywhere and nowhere at once. I grew up with a Polish mother and Hungarian father. My parents and my sisters are the only family I have in America. 329 more words


Race Report: DC Half and Half Marathon 11/5/16

Have you ever wanted to run one half of one half of a marathon, eat a delicious “half smoke” chili dog and chips, and then run the second half back to the start? 707 more words


In Other News ...

Rock Creek Park Police Officer Shoots Self After Being Attacked By Raccoon    I like how the article just casually mentions that witnesses counted nine shots (!!) and yet the raccoon was taken away, unscathed, by animal control.  242 more words

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The Joy of Seasons

Anyone who has spent time with me knows that I like to talk about the weather.

Hang around long enough; you’re going to get a full weather report. 1,042 more words


The Devil's Chair Footbridge

During this lunchtime bike ride, as I was riding on the Rock Creek Park Trail near the southern end of the park, I rode over Rock Creek on a bridge usually referred to as the Devil’s Chair Footbridge.  452 more words