Tag Archives: World War II Memorial

#wesembodiment Photo Challenge


My congregation is doing a Photo Challenge this month, in which everyone is given the same set of 31 words or phrases (well, 30, because one of them is used twice), one for each day of the month. What you … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2016

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Photo of the Day: World War II Memorial


Detail of the World War II Memorial in DC, with the Washington Monument in the background.

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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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Visiting the Pentagon Memorial


When I visited the Pentagon Memorial for the first time last weekend, I was struck by the cohesive simplicity of the memorial, the way every design element has meaning that helps the memorial speak for itself. The benches, which evoke … Continue reading

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Family Guide to Washington, D.C.


For my birthday, I asked for, and received, Family Guide to Washington, D.C.: Featuring More than 50 Fun and Educational Scavenger Hunts by Chris Sylvester. The book’s main section is a series of scavenger hunts to guide kids’ and adolescents’ … Continue reading

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