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Road Trip #20 - Monuments at Night

After a restful and cooling break in the hotel, we headed back out for the evening.  Our plan was to show the boys some of Washington DC’s monuments by night because they look quite different when artificially lit compared to how they appear in daylight and also because it is less busy at night and you can sometimes get a better view as a result. 652 more words

Hundreds Of Fish Found Dead In Pond On National Mall

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials believe the recent extreme heat was responsible for the deaths of several hundred fish found belly-up in a pond on the National Mall. 148 more words


The ColoradoTraveling Ducks Visit Washington D.C.

This is the Washington Monument.

We are in Washington D.C.   This is exciting.   We see these monuments on television at home and now we, Zeb the Duck and Soapy Smith Duck are here.   520 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Details

The massive, somber World War II Memorial in Washington, DC can be visually overwhelming, as befits a war that involved most of the planet. Where to look? 59 more words


A Visit to Washington, D.C., with Kids - Day 4

(Earlier I blogged about Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 of our visit to Washington, D.C.)

For the last full day in Washington, D.C., we planned to take in all the sights. 985 more words


Welcome to my blog!

Hello and thanks for stopping by!  You probably already know me, but in case you don’t, I’m Sandy, and I have been a National Park Service Volunteer-In-Parks (VIP) at the National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA) in Washington, DC for 11 years.   373 more words