National Trust for Historic Preservation behind-the-scenes tour, May 31st. The Roman centurion statues are by Louis Saint-Gaudens. The construction is repairing the damage from the 2011 earthquake. The 1927 Pullman car, the Marco Polo, from the Norfolk Southern Railway, is parked on a side track at Union Station. FDR leased this car when he was … Continue reading Union Station – behind the scenes
The Potomac River, frozen during the Polar Vortex
The Montgomery County Fair at sunset:
The Washington Monument is covered with scaffolding for the repairs needed after the earthquake. For the first time tonight, the Monument was lit. The lighting will continue throughout the repair duration.
Supreme Court’s historic decisions, June 2013
One million handmade bones on the National Mall, in a demonstration against genocide and mass atrocities
Festival and parade in D.C.
I went to Oak Hill Cemetery for the first time today. It is amazing – the size, the age, the hope and loss.
Lights on the Kennedy Center for the Nordic Cool festival