A few days back, you got to see what 17th St NW looks like. Now you'll see 15th St NW, which passes the White House on the other side of the Ellipse. Among the photos, you'll the US Department of Commerce, the Willard Washington Hotel, the Boy Scout Memorial, the Pershing Memorial, the Department of … Continue reading On 15th St NW in DC
The same day we visited the Old Stone House, we walked the streets of Georgetown, enjoying the sights, then we stopped for a hearty lunch at a nice restaurant (see last photo below).
As I drove home from work yesterday, a light snowfall started coming down. I took out my mobile phone and recorded this video clip. I was at the Georgetown Rd exit off I-495, in Bethesda, MD. http://blip.tv/file/3048283 See this video on blip.tv or SmugMug. If I am to be accurate, I should say it's not … Continue reading First snowfall of 2008
We made a day trip into downtown Baltimore last week. I had our point-and-shoot with us, and took photos of the architecture. I need to specify that it was our point-and-shoot because you'll see purple fringing on a few of the photos. That can't be helped much when you have a zoom on a digital … Continue reading Photos from downtown Baltimore
Back in February, Ligia and I plus good friends of ours took a photowalk through downtown DC. Our objectives: the Watergate Hotel and the Kennedy Arts Center. I used my Exakta EXA Ia to take the photographs. It was a lot of fun to use it, as always. I still love to shoot on film, … Continue reading The Watergate Hotel and the Kennedy Arts Center
Taken in Georgetown, DC.
Here is the link to a video of a busy traffic intersection in India. Notice the lack of traffic signals, and how everyone finds their own way to do things. Very disconcerting for someone used to order on the streets. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjrEQaG5jPM
In LA, an old woman got a $118 ticket for crossing the street too slowly. She was cited for being an obstruction to traffic. Reporters observed that crossing and said even high school students had to run across the street in order to make it to the other side in time. Hey, let's give a … Continue reading Woman, 82, gets ticket for slow crossing