Category Archives: Buildings

D.C. Walkabout

I took a little time to take a “tour” of DC. I boarded a bus and headed off. The order of the pictures is generally the order of the tour. We started at Arlington Cemetery, crossed the 14th Street Bridge and then around DC. It was a beautiful spring day, bright sunshine, not many people. […]

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admin - April 7, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Repairs are probably going to take another year. However, I don’t think anyone will be rappelling anymore!

Chris - April 7, 2012 - 12:22 pm

Beautiful sky behind the monument! Are they finished with the repairs on it?

old town walkabout with kyle

Kyle was doing research on Robert E. Lee for a school report. He and I went to Old Town and started at Christ Church where he sat in Lee’s pew and saw where the Washington family sat. Then we walked over to the boyhood home of Lee. While walking we saw the house claimed to […]

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Chris - March 29, 2012 - 6:28 pm

That narrow house gives me claustrophobia just looking at it!! Nice blue color.

Walkabout(s)! Trains. Submarines. Old Town Alexandria

Yesterday I jumped on a train (well, not jump) and went to Newport News. I was going to walk around for a few hours while Kirsten finished classes. But then, the classes were cancelled and the weather service put out a severe storm alert. So…not much of a walkabout but when I left the train […]

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National Cathedral At Night

While I was wandering about downtown, I walked about the grounds of The National Cathedral. I didn’t know that the grounds were closed. Really! I entered a little door labeled “Bishops Garden” and walked about. I left through another door and saw the sign “Closed at Dark.” Oh well. Sorry. The garden took me around […]

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Chris - February 25, 2012 - 5:27 pm

Fixing the quake damage? Thank goodness it wasn’t any worse than it was. It’s a beautiful building. Nice shot!

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