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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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The Bison in the Park


A couple of months ago at my Sunday morning activity, the platform talk included a heartwarming story of a baby bunny in front of a car that was happily moved to a neighborhood park. With a focus on nurturing our … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: OPOP


Christmas at the Old Post Office Pavilion, back in 2007, before it closed for renovation.

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Highest Ground at Tenleytown


Tenleytown-AU is, as the name suggests, near American University (though not so near that there isn’t a free shuttle for students running between the Metro stop and their campus). AU is the home of the American University Museum in the … Continue reading

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Museum Peeps


The Washington Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest inevitably contains entries reflecting current events and pop culture from the past year (see, for example, this year’s collection of Miley Cyrus-themed works, in addition to references to Edward Snowden, the Sochi Olympics, … Continue reading

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Week 27: Octagon


American Institute of Architects goal: With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) maintains the … Continue reading

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Week 21: Peirce Mill


From the website: Peirce Mill was built in the 1820’s, and operated commercially until 1897. The United States Government acquired the mill as part of Rock Creek in 1892. Peirce Mill has recently been refurbished and operates on special occasions. … Continue reading

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