Tag Archives: Washington D.C.
Memorial Day is this coming Monday. It’s an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it began after the Civil … Continue reading
Happy to say I’m finally starting to feel better. This virus or whatever really had me down. Our trip last week was to the D.C. area to see family and we landed at Reagan National Airport for a change. I … Continue reading
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
Just a few more images from Washington National Cathedral. This shot and the next one are details from the ceilings. And then, some flowers in the gardens: On another note, we saw “Social Network” last weekend and liked it. I … Continue reading
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
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