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Moment of Zen at Forest Glen


The Forest Glen Metro station is, as I recently wrote, about one mile from the new location of the National Museum of Health and Medicine. It is a very special Metro station because it’s so deep underground that it only … Continue reading

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Coloring a Silver Ring and a Silver Wing at Silver Spring


I may have made it my goal to visit every Metro station at least once, but I did not need to make a special trip to the Silver Spring station, where I have spent not a small amount of time. … Continue reading

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Psyche and Soma at Takoma


I have lived near the Takoma Metro for a decade, so there is not much about the area that surprises me. It doesn’t surprise me anytime a new Little Free Library, or a new place to get vegan cheesecake, or … Continue reading

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Gone but Not Forgotten at Fort Totten


I mostly think of Fort Totten as a transfer point, where I have spent a not insignificant portion of my life riding the escalators up or down two levels and waiting for a Red Line or Green Line train. The … Continue reading

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Visiting Glenwood at Rhode Island Ave-Brentwood


Rhode Island Ave-Brentwood is not, as far as I know, the nearest Metro to any museum in the usual sense of the word. However, it is near historic Glenwood Cemetery, an example of one of those murky categories of places … Continue reading

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Pause on the Path More at Grosvenor-Strathmore


Earlier this month was Slow Art Day: the day when participating museums choose five pieces of art that participating visitors will look at slowly – for five to ten minutes – and then discuss with other visitors over lunch. Some … Continue reading

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