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Stations of the Cross D.C. 2017


As I visited the Stations of the Cross D.C. 2017 exhibit, I kept returning to the question, “Who is this for?” Initially, this question was mostly logistical, as I tried to visit not just museums and outdoor installations, but also … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Coloring page from Celtic Designs Artist’s Coloring Book, sold at the Washington National Cathedral Gift Shop.  

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Recent Resistance Reads


First, here is the text of the White House’s statement on the firing of Sally Yates, the “weak” and “very weak” acting Attorney General who “betrayed” the Department of Justice after she instructed its attorneys not to defend the executive … Continue reading

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A Literary Thrill at Rockville


I have previously written about VisArts (here) and Beall-Dawson House (here), two sites near the Rockville Metro station. Another point of interest is St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located right next to the Metro and MARC Train stations. The church’s cemetery … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Baltimore Basilica


At work yesterday afternoon, we were spontaneously given today (New Year’s Eve) off as a holiday. Hooray! So I took an excursion to Baltimore. I did not succeed in visiting anything only open on weekdays, but I did visit the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: BNSIC


While I went back to work today, my parents and sister visited the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Fortunately, I have seen its immediately-after-Christmas beauty before.

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Photo of the Day: Montecassino Nativities


An abbey that was bombed during World War II, Montecassino nowadays can be explored with a tour guide, with museum exhibits including a room full of depictions of the Christmas story.

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