Category Archives: D.C.

DAPA, opinion day

These photos were taken at the Supreme Court just before the decision was announced, a divided Court that left the injunction intact. I didn’t take any photos after the decision was announced because I didn’t want to intrude on the pain of the demonstrators.

Strawberry Moon

Last night’s Strawberry Moon was a rare sight, occurring on the same day as the summer solstice. The last time that happened was 1967, and it won’t happen again until 2062. It was magical to watch it rise from the grounds of the Washington Monument.

Soapbox Derby

The Greater Washington Soapbox Derby Association held its annual soapbox derby race on June 18th, on Constitution Avenue by the Capitol. It’s a two-block downhill stretch, with racers coming to a gradual halt when the road becomes flat. Since the area is under the jurisdiction of the Capitol Police, it requires a Congressional resolution each … Continue reading Soapbox Derby