At the WWI Memorial in DC

In just a couple of years, we'll be coming up on the 100th commemoration of the start of World War I. Whether you think of the 28th of June, 1914 or the 28th of July of that same year as its start, it was a war that left an indellible mark on Europe and on [...]

On Constitution Avenue in DC

This is a series of photos taken on Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC. Maybe you'll recognize the buildings; some, like the Federal Reserve, are famous enough these days. This post contains a lot of photos (29 of them) and only selected ones are posted large below. Go through the thumbnails to see them all.

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2006

We had fun at the 2006 Cherry Blossom Festival, as you'll see from the photos. There were more people that year -- they grew from year to year, as I pointed out before. Ligia and I took our time walking around and I got some interesting photos as a result. I think when you compare [...]

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2005

Two thousand five was the first year I could show Ligia the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC. She'd moved to the States in the summer of 2004. We walked around for a couple of days admiring the beautiful blossoms. We even found a parking spot with relative ease. Each subsequent year after that, the crowds [...]

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2003

Back in 2003, I visited DC to lay the groundwork for what would turn out to be a new period in my life. I say that because my time there was distinctly different from what I did before and also from what I'm doing now. It was about the time of the annual Cherry Blossom [...]