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A Tepid Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Area Victory

Last week, the most worthless and unpopular Congress in the history of the United States of America passed the National Defense Authorization Act. The troubled House of Representatives approved the “must pass” bill on December, 4th. The Senate passed it on December 12th. Either this week or right after Christmas, President Obama will sign the […]

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The African American Heritage Trail of Washington DC

Yarrow Mamout, a devout Muslim, had a hauling business through the 1790’s. By 1800 he had earned enough to buy a house in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC. From the get-go, African Americans have been a vital part of the life and growth of the nation’s capital. When Mamout bought his house in 1800 […]

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Memorial Day Flags

  Memorial Day flags. Washington. DC. For those who died in needless, wasteful wars.  The sorrow inexplicable. ##

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Video Reconstruction of Washington DC History – 1814

I love this stuff. Dan Bailey, the Director of the Imaging Research Center (IRC) at the University of Maryland in Baltimore County, put together this fabulous little film as part of his four year research into Washington DC history. Very few accurate visual records from that time exist It so Bailey worked with historians, engineers, cartographers, and […]

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My Shot of the Day – Religious Leaders Exit White House

This group of gentlemen departed the White House five minutes before this shot.  I followed them because they were so interesting.

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My Shot of the Day – A Little Girl’s Washington Monument

“A Child’s Washington Monument”

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My Shot of the Day – The Eisenhower Building in Scaffolds. Washington, DC

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Location. Location. Location.

Location Location Location For me, there is nothing worse than wasting time going to or from the airport, standing in line to rent a car, changing planes, waiting for a taxi…if I can avoid these things (and I know I can’t always), I will. Because I prefer to know a place (be it urban or […]

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