Saturday, September 30, 2006


This little fellow lives at the National Zoo. They zoo keeper was busy cleaning the giraffe room and I was lucky enough to catch the little guy peeking in to monitor her progress!

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Friday, September 29, 2006

rusty pillar

Tuesday, September 26, 2006


The Hubble Space Telescope on display at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. Every time I look at this thing I think of one thing... aluminum foil. So many amazing space things remind me of the little flying objects we'd make as kids.. or things my own kids would concoct. This amazing creation looks so unbelievably flimsy. It got me thinking... is it imagination without limitation that ultimately leads to unlimited destinations???

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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Peococks & Peonies I & II

by John LaFarge. This is in the Smithsonian Museum of American Art

Saturday, September 23, 2006

Metropolotian Square

Friday, September 22, 2006

Lunar module

At the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Daddy & Son

We passed by this shop in Dupont Circle. "Daddy & Son Camiceria Taliana" ~ I couldn't resist taking a picture of my son and his daddy in front of that window. And since today is the birthday of my son's Daddy I thought it a good day to post this picture. See those blue eyes?? I fell into those blue eyes from the other side of a crowded room 20 years ago. Happy Birthday, David!

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Looking up

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Sunflower in the City

One city site I really enjoy is the creative ways people find to grow their garden. Often it will be a small plot of land, maybe 3 by 6 feet, and crammed full of love. Sunflowers are popular summer stock. These are the six foot variety. I like the contrast of this natural beauty in the urban setting.

Monday, September 18, 2006


The National Press Building in Washington DC.

Saturday, September 16, 2006


Here is a closer view of the lion above the pen store.

Friday, September 15, 2006

the pen is mightier than the sword

Fahrney's Pens ~ the write place since 1929! 1317 F street NW, just a block from Metro Center and right near the guy with his tongue sticking out!

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

um???? is he really ??

Yup.. he is sticking out his tongue. ;)

Monday, September 11, 2006

DC wildlife in the pink!

I saw this on a lawn in Georgetown and thought it a vast improvement over the old plastic flamingos of days gone by.

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Sunday, September 10, 2006


I love papers, neat pens and things of that sort. I always have. This was taken in a paper store in Georgetown.

Saturday, September 09, 2006

Origami building

Friday, September 08, 2006

umbrella graveyard

After Ernesto last week, there were many of these makeshift graveyards throughout DC. When we lived in NYC we also saw many of them. I am always surprised and more than a little disappointed that adults will just toss their broken things to the ground like that. This case was particularly annoying as these umbrellas are at the base of a trash can. Does it really take that much effort to place the trash INTO the can???

Secondly, I think collecting these discarded items and creating some large scale art would be an interesting and enlightening project.

Thursday, September 07, 2006

construction on the Jefferson Davis Highway


Wednesday, September 06, 2006


Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Large Head

by Nina Levy of Brooklyn, NY. This head is quite captivating and clearly visable from quite far away. It enticed us to come closer and we were glad for it, as it brought us into the area of the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery displaying the pieces from the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2006. You can also see it close up at DC Daily Extras.

Sunday, September 03, 2006

almost done!

I was glad that the sky was cooperative! =) With Ernesto on the loose.. that is no small thing!

Saturday, September 02, 2006

getting closer... almost done!

This is an older picture of this building. I shall post a nearly finished version tomorrow! You can also see some back posts documenting the building of this building.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Doorways ~ Theme Day

Today's Daily Photo Theme day is "Doorways"These are inside the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Now, please visit more Daily Photoblog doorways, from all over the world
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