Tag Archives: Washington DC

A tradition takes hold

We were young, newly married, and didn’t want to fall back on either family’s traditions.  When our children were little, we started to drive to Washington, DC for Thanksgiving to visit Beth’s brother.  We didn’t know it at the time, … Continue reading

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Consider this

We came back to Washington for a visit after a year’s absence and things were decidedly NOT the same.  We were astounded when we took walks in our neighborhood on Capital Hill with the number of houses displaying signs for … Continue reading

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Photography: tidying up

We believe in tidying up – and that includes our photo library. But, oh, what a time-consuming task that is! We take a LOT of photos as we endlessly travel. If we don’t keep the photo library under at least … Continue reading

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Antidote to winter gloom

Day after day of overcast skies and cool temperatures signal it’s time to leave Washington, DC. Some people become depressed at this time of year due to shorter daylight hours and holiday frenzy. Our own antidote to the gloom might … Continue reading

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A walk to the wild

We stayed with our friend, Jo, who lives a short distance from the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Since the zoo is free of charge (like all the other Smithsonian Institutions), we often took our daily walk there to see … Continue reading

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A metaphor for living fully

We stood in front of “Roter Gesang” (“Red Song”) by Franz Erhard Walther. Curiosity leads to seeking understanding leads to experimentation leads to mastery. Is this a metaphor for our lives? NOTE: Thanks to The Philips Collection in Washington, DC … Continue reading

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Snapping down Connecticut Avenue

A warm and overcast day in Washington, DC gave us the perfect excuse for a photography walk. We started at Porter Street NW and rambled south on Connecticut Avenue, where it ends at Lafayette Square, across from the White House. … Continue reading

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