The Torpedo Factory, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a “WWII torpedo factory-turned-art center” that allows artists to display and sell their art in refurbished studios. Continue reading “Around Town: Torpedo Factory”
I played “tourist” in my city of Washington, DC this week, and re-visited some monuments on the National Mall. I’ve visited the Lincoln Memorial no less than a dozen times, each time noticing new details with a fresh eye, like the Angel of Truth Mural above Lincoln’s engraved speech. Continue reading “Around Town: Remembering History”
Complimentary Colors: Fuchsia and Lime
Chinatown / San Francisco, California, 2016 Continue reading “Complimentary: Fuchsia & Lime”
The cherry blossoms were supposed to bloom today in Washington, DC. Needless to say, they did not. Instead we were greeted today by Winter Storm Stella.
Washington, DC is on track for an early Cherry Blossom bloom this year (between March 14 and March 17), perhaps the earliest bloom on record.You can get official updates of the anticipated bloom time here.
In anticipation, here are some of my favorite DC Cherry Blossom photos from years past. Continue reading “Around Town: Cherry Blossoms”
My initiatory Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge post takes me back to last summer, when I visited Charleston, South Carolina in the dead of summer.
A short drive out of downtown on the way to Folly Beach, you’ll find (what is suspected to be) the oldest living tree in the U.S., the Angel Oak Tree. The Angel Oak Tree is estimated to be between 400 and 500 years old. Find more facts on the tree here. The visitors, like me, stood back and marveled at the tree before moving in closer between the intertwined branches for a closer inspection.