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Keeping the vigil

The peace vigil in Lafayette Square was started in 1981 by William Thomas, and shortly after that, Concepcion Picciotto maintained the vigil daily until her death last week. Philipos, another long-time volunteer, is keeping the vigil going on after Connie’s death. RIP Connie

Cathedral light

Once a year, the National Cathedral moves its chairs to the side, and invites photographers in to see the open space. When the strong morning sun shines through the stained glass, it creates reflections in unreally-bright neon colors.

2015 Year in Review

January: New Year’s Day on the Mall February: Tour of Dupont Underground March: Blossom Kite Festival April: Cherry Blossom fireworks May: WWII Flyover June: Capital Pride July: Rehoboth Beach fireworks August: Montgomery County Fair September: Art All Night October: Adams Morgan Porchfest November: The Renwick reopens December: The Museum of Feelings (NYC)