Ringing in the New Year in Portland, OR


I rang in the New Year in Portland, Oregon this year, alongside one of my closest friends. Together we explored the city & the various neighborhoods, hiked, and drank good beer (of course). Continue reading


Around Town: Pink all Over

Georgetown_PaulosI took my camera out wandering around Washington, DC. It wasn’t until I was home and reviewing the photos that I realized a theme in so many of my photos: the color PINK.  I am not sure why, but I was clearly drawn to that color…

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is designed for subjects that start with the letters S or T. I dug into my photo archives for this one… back to the afternoon in summer 2015 that I stumbled upon a group of swing dancers in Washington, DC’s historic Dupont Circle. Continue reading

Around Town: Blagden Alley


Tucked away in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest DC is a pair of twisting alleyways that date back to pre-Civil War times: Blagden Alley and Naylor Court. The beautiful Victorian rowhouses on the outward-facing part of the block housed upper-class Washingtonians, while the alley-facing buildings housed mixed-race working class professionals. Continue reading