Author: pickering

  • Fireworks season

    Fireworks season

    Got to see three great fireworks shows – National Mall on July 4th, Rehoboth Beach on July 6th, and Alexandria’s 275th birthday on July 13th.

  • 2nd anniversary of Dobbs

    2nd anniversary of Dobbs

    Rally at the Supreme Court on the 2nd anniversary of Dobbs

  • Trump meets with Republicans

    Trump meets with Republicans

    Outside the Capitol Hill Club, as Representatives exit the club after meeting with Trump.

  • Capital Pride

    Capital Pride

    Parade The parade went straight down 14th Street, from T Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, instead of its usual route winding through the Dupont Circle area. The new route was chosen to test out a route that can accommodate the crowds when D.C. becomes the site of World Pride next year. Capital Pride Festival June 9th,…

  • Trump Hush Money Trial

    Trump Hush Money Trial

    I went to NY to see the scenes around the courthouse on May 20th and 21st while the Trump hush money trial was concluding. The news media vans were set up on Lafayette Street, across the park from the courthouse. The public was allowed to be in Collect Pond Park, which was across the street…

  • 80th Anniversary of D-Day

    80th Anniversary of D-Day

    At the ceremony at the World War II Memorial to commemorate the 80th anniversary, the great-grandson of FDR read the prayer that FDR spoke to the nation on D-Day. Two WWII veterans attended, including Frank Cohn who has been at most of the ceremonies at the Memorial since its creation. The U.S., the WWII veterans,…

  • Fiesta Asia

    Fiesta Asia

    Fiesta Asia on Pennsylvania Avenue

  • Emancipation Day Fireworks

    Emancipation Day Fireworks

    On Pennsylvania Avenue, with the Capitol in the background.

  • Bloomtanica


    Bloomtanica is a magical combination of thousands of color-blocked blooms combined with an immersive digital experience – by floral artist Jeff Leatham at Genesis House in NYC.

  • Vintage flyover

    Vintage flyover

    Vintage planes flying over the National Mall, in celebration of the 85th anniversary of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.