Monthly Archives: November 2014

More Wonders on my Adventure

Yesterday, my nieces and I spent the afternoon together. We went to the National Portrait Gallery, also part of the Smithsonian, and what a wonderful place it is. The exhibits were fantastic. I especially enjoyed “Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of … Continue reading

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Thanks

I gave thanks today for family. Those I’m currently surrounded by and those farther away. I gave thanks for the opportunity I have been gifted with to spend this Thanksgiving in Maryland, just outside our nation’s Capitol, and for the … Continue reading

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No Big D.C. Adventure Today, Unless…

…You consider going to Costco the day before Thanksgiving an adventure. Which it was, but getting there right as they’re opening helps. Even on the day before Thanksgiving. So, all provisions are obtained for home, my sister got the last … Continue reading

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My Capitol Adventure Continues

Today, courtesy of Congressman Schrader’s staff, we took a tour of the Capitol building. But prior to that, we went to the Library of Congress. I sort of geeked out over the architectural details… The floor mosaics were stunning, the stained … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Gunter!

Taking a bit of a different path from the last couple of posts. Well, because today, my old man pup Gunter is 17 years old. I’ve been his person since he was 8 weeks old. Although I am so very … Continue reading

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Continuing My Adventure

A few shots from today’s adventure. Enjoying the photography practice and seeing sights I’ve never seen before. I am having a wonderful time exploring our nation’s Capitol, and re-awakening my love of history. Carry on.

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Adventure Day 1

A few of the things I saw on today’s adventure: This made me think of a winter forest scene. Yes, the three photos below are of a geode. No, those aren’t wood chips. Looks like fiber optics, doesn’t it? Carry … Continue reading

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