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The Best and Worst of Cherry Blossom Week

With the Cherry Blossom Festival on the horizon, I thought it was time to survey the good and the bad parts of cherry blossom season.  Now half of you probably just said, “wait, there’s a good part about cherry blossom season?”  And the other half just said, “wait, there’s a downside to cherry blossom season?”  Cherry blossoms are a weirdly divisive subject;  for some people it’s a reason to barricade themselves indoors and declare the entire southern half of the city a “no go” zone, and for others it’s an occasion to break out the pink sweatsuit and the 64-megapixel camera.  841 more words

The Glow of the National Mall

this week brings me back to washington d.c. who would have guessed that a small town, mountain lovin’, western girl, would fall so hopelessly in love with this city. 1,134 more words


My Sister Visits Me in Washington, D.C., Day 1

Day 1. December 28, 2014 The Outcome of the Big Move: Part of the reason I’ve been feeling so sad. During the last couple of months of 2014, I was in a state of melancholy. 1,574 more words


To Peepul or Not to Peepul

That, is the question. Whether it is nobler to suffer the slings and arrows of irritated looks, or by lowering the camera, end them.

In case it isn’t clear, the woman above isn’t being comical. 334 more words



There was something very soothing about this woman’s energy, so I tried to capture it. I imagine her as a nurse somewhere.