Bookstore on Capitol Hill


There is a bookstore on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, where the books overflow from the shelves. Stacks of books tower over me, block the windows, and rest on chairs. 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: Remembering History

Gettysburg_Address_Mural_DCI 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