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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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Lilycove at Shady Grove


Lilycove is not actually a real place anywhere near the Shady Grove Metro. Lilycove is a fictional city (with an art museum called the Lilycove Museum) in the imaginary world of Pokémon. The imaginary world of Pokémon, meanwhile, has recently … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Hope


Just before Christmas 2012, I visited Mount Vernon, which was sparkling with holiday trimmings – themed Christmas trees everywhere, a camel who makes an appearance each year during the holiday season, poinsettias, free hot chocolate samples. But there was also … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Lights!


Holiday lights in Old Town Alexandria (Virginia).

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Photo of the Day: phone-tography


My phone is all but gone to this world. I tried a factory reset, which erased all my photos and other data but caused the phone to work for about a day. Then it stopped working again. As an homage … Continue reading

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Happy June


I realized (too late) that it has been too long since I posted anything on this blog. In fact, I neglected this blog for the whole month of May. Among things that happened in May 2015: I turned another year … Continue reading

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Holiday Photos: Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens


Some photos from my 2012 visit, with my parents, to George Washington’s home. We sampled hot chocolate (at least I did; my mother was taking too long reading exhibit text and missed the opportunity!) and saw gingerbread houses, along with … Continue reading

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