The Metro, the subway, the Metrorail. It elicits many emotions. Opened in 1976, according to Wikipedia, is the transit system that travels between DC, Maryland, and Virginia. I have ridden the train since it opened on and off over time. My friend and I would take the train to DC National and watch the airplanes […]
I was able to visit Union Station today, one of the many beautiful train stations. Below are a few photos. Location: Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE Washington, DC 20002 Captured: 5/2/2018
Wednesday was beautiful and somewhere in the 70’s. I went downtown to meet a friend. After my meeting I walked from Union Station to the U. S. Botanic Gardens and took pictures of the U. S. Capitol with my Sony a6000 and my Google Pixel 2 XL. Well the Pixel phone picture outdid my a6000. […]
On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, my sister-in-law’s sister arranged for us all to go to High Tea at Peacock Alley at the Willard Hotel. It was lovely. The food was delicious. The company was great. Below are some pictures of the event and the venue.
My husband and I caught a beautiful sunset in DC last weekend. The pictures are below. I was experimenting with the Manual mode on my camera and really need a lot more practice. I think I will stick with Aperture Priority on my next trip which will be starting on Saturday. 🙂 Captured: 7/9/2016
5/9/2015 The US Capitol dome is undergoing a renovation. The night view of the scaffolding is beautiful. We visited one afternoon and stayed from afternoon to evening so that I could take pictures. As an added bonus I also took a US Botanic Garden night shot also. If you go, go on the weekend after […]
During a walk that started at Potomac Park, continued to the Jefferson Memorial, and went by the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial I got these shots of the time right before sunset. The photographs don’t display how beautiful the sky was that night.
I finally got to the National Zoo yesterday after having a great lunch with my buddy at Clyde’s. During my visit to the zoo, I discovered that the zoo is on a hill on which you walk down and to get back to the gate on Connecticut Avenue you have to travel back up that […]
Last weekend my husband and I went to the US Botanic Gardens (http://www.usbg.gov/). There were many beautiful plants there. The highlight was the Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum. There is an explanation of how this was created at Longwood Gardens, which I hope to visit one day. The entire album is located here. Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum Old […]
While on my excursion today, I visited Ching Ching Cha, a Tea House in Georgetown. They have a nice selection of tea and a small food menu. The also have a nice selection of tea pots.Name: Ching Ching Cha
I went on a journey today that was supposed to take me to the National Zoo. Unfortunately I forgot about the National Zoo being a Government organization. It is currently shutdown. So my journey took me in a different direction. Fortunately, I ended up at the The Spice & Tea Exchange of Georgetown. The proprietor was very […]
I went on a journey today that was supposed to take me to the National Zoo. Unfortunately I forgot about the National Zoo being a Government organization. It is currently shutdown. So my journey took me in a different direction. Fortunately, I ended up at the The Spice & Tea Exchange of Georgetown. http://www.spiceandtea.com/The proprietor was very […]
On 11/23/2012, I visited the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Since we moved two blocks from the subway, I have rarely used it for trips downtown because there is an abundance of weekend track work. So today thankfully it is operating as scheduled. I got on and headed to Farragut North. The museum is about five […]
I got a chance to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial today. There are many who are not satisfied with the memorial for various reasons, all rightfully so I am sure. But I have decided to look at things from a different perspective, this man, though not perfect and reportedly with some moral failings, […]
I went to the Philips Collection Degas exhibit on December 11, 2011.The pictures were beautiful and definitely showed his passion for movement and ballet.It brought back thoughts of when I took ballet as a little girl. All that I remember is having cute pink ballet slippers, a leotard, and the fluffy outfit. I remember first […]