Category Archives: Landscape

“Stop Swallowing This BS…Go Look For Yourself”

This is what a friend said in response to my post on June 16. Another friend posted a video from the Media Research Center (MRC), a locally based conservative organization whose stated mission is to expose and neutralize the media it considers liberal. I watched the MRC video.  And, I very seriously considered the comment…

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Hate…

Prayers and tears for the dead and injured in Charlottesville. Prayers and tears for Americans everywhere as bullies and hate groups feel empowered to commit acts of terror and inhumanity and take on more powerful roles in the communities. Few are resisting or are only outraged for a day or two. History repeats itself if…

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Night Fall With The Marines

A couple of nights ago I attended the US Marine Corps Sunset Parade and watched their Drum & Bugle Corps and the Silent Drill Team. The ceremony was impressive and moving because of the traditions represented, not just for the Corps but for the country. I am especially grateful that these young men and women…

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Fish Market Walkabout

I took a walkabout class today from noted photographer Sora DeVore. Our group of four intrepid adventurers braved the gray skies, English rains, and gathering Science March protesters to visit the Maine Avenue Fish Market. I’ve lived here for over 30 years and have never been to the market so it was quite a treat. Sara’s…

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Days Gone By

I took this photo a few days ago looking out on the Potomac from Waterfront Park in Alexandria. Perhaps I’m fascinated by boats and trains because they are moving past people, events, things at a fast clip, and, like reading history, I get to experience that journey without actually meeting the people, living the events, or…

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