Monthly Archives: July 2018

Forest Visit with Wildflowers

Silphium compositum – Kidneyleaf Rosinweed Pycnanthemum tenuifolium These are some of the wild flowers from around the farm. I suspect I know what some of them are, but I am not sure and would request “hive memory” help. Went down … Continue reading

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Gentrification is Good at National Wharf

I didn’t recognize the place. We lived in around here when we were studying Norwegian. It was not very nice. There were a few restaurants, but the area was seedy – vaguely troubling during the day and dangerous after dark. … Continue reading

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Monumental Democracy

Thought I would visit some of the monuments and think about our democracy on a beautiful, low humidity Washington day. I have mixed feelings about monuments to flawed humans. We revere and remember great individual because of one or a … Continue reading

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Mosaic District on a Nice July Day

When we moved here, the “Mosaic District” was a big parking lot from a defunct drive in movie theater. There were a few businesses, including a tailor shop in a shack. It sits at about the same place today, but … Continue reading

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Day in the Life July 6, 2018

Went to pick up my Brazilian visa in anticipation of my upcoming São Paulo adventure. Looking forward to it. The weather was good enough (a little humid, but only a light and intermittent rain) to ride the bike to Washington. … Continue reading

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