Tag Archives: Georgetown

Georgetown Salon

Back in June 2012, I was driving down Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown looking for something to photograph. I liked this building a lot. Can almost hear the floorboards creaking. Love that old architecture so much. Then this nail or hair … Continue reading

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Older beauties

For this Things I ♥ Thursday, some incredible architecture. All shot on or around Q Street in Georgetown. Would you believe the turret is only a quarter of this yellow beauty? When I have a wide angle lens, I’ll go … Continue reading

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Lunch in Georgetown?

How about lunch in Georgetown*? On the way to a favorite French bistro, we’ll pass the old Georgetown theatre, the former site of many a French film, now a jewel center. Some of the theatre seats were covered with a … Continue reading

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Parting shots

No, your monitor’s not messed up. The water really looks that green. It’s a limestone pool at Dumbarton Oaks, and the cherub or putto is made of lead. I imagine there’s a bit of algae in there too. This is … Continue reading

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An old friend

Good morning, everyone. I trust you’re having a pleasant day? I was able to drop by Dumbarton Oaks again last weekend while Mr. Prose tended to car stuff with his son. It was really hot (the car thermom said 106) … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Oaks, part III

Hey, welcome back. I apologize for the poor lighting, as the gardens are only open from 2-6 p.m. in the summer. The worst time for photographers. I’ll probably go back in the fall when the sun’s not so high. This … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Oaks, part II

  A litle more history about Dumbarton Oaks. Robert Woods Bliss (perfect name for someone who owned all this, huh?) commissioned  Igor Stravinsky to compose a concerto for his thirtieth wedding anniversary in 1938. The Concerto in E-flat for chamber orchestra is more commonly … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Oaks

Good morning! Won’t you join me for a stroll through one of my favorite places, Dumbarton Oaks? The gardens are stunning and the house is pretty nice too. And have you seen a lovelier ticket? They remind me of the … Continue reading

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