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Rooftop Garden to visit at Smithsonian
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Pink Blooming Saucer Magnolia Trees in DC

Each spring before the cherry blossoms peak, Washingtonians race to see the giant cup-shaped pink blooming saucer magnolia trees at the Smithsonian. There are two rows of pink blooming saucer magnolia trees (also known as tulip magnolia trees) that…

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Be An Explorer In DC Neighborbood Georgetown

The slogan for DC neighborhood Georgetown is “A Story in Every Brick.” You better believe it! It is not certain who was “George” in George Town. Naturally it is presumed to be George Washington but Georgetown’s founding preceded George’s…

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Snow in DC: Top Adventures

Washingtonians dream of snow in DC. Our city turns into a snow globe, its monuments and memorials hidden under a quilt of snowflakes. Hello Winter Wonderland. Newscasters’ warnings of a Winter Storm means everyone races to Trader Joe’s or…

The new Native American veterans memorial museum site was dedicated in November 2020 in Washington DC.
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Native American Veterans Memorial Museum

A veterans memorial museum site honoring the military service of Native Americans opened on Veteran’s Day (November 11, 2020). Located on the National Mall in Washington D.C., the Native American Veterans Memorial (NAVM) is a spiritual haven. It honors…

Christmas in Washington DC is a reindeer.
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Christmas in Washington DC

Christmas in Washington DC is my personal collection of photographs capturing the whimsy and wonder of the holidays in our nation’s capital. Each morning I leave my condo before daybreak to walk the deserted paths of the U.S. Capitol…

U.S. Botanic Garden features holiday lights in exterior gardens.
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Holiday Magic in Washington, DC

Holiday magic transforms the U.S. Capitol Grounds in Washington DC into an illuminated park in December. Holiday lights are also blooming on the U.S. Botanic Gardens (USBG) grounds . . . along with hardy winter flowers and bushes. U.S.…

Georgetown Glow DC featured an illuminated poem.
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Holiday Light Show: Georgetown GLOW

A holiday light show is a magnet for me. So on a blustery cold December evening, wearing only a thin pea coat with no hat or gloves, I began my night holiday safari to discover the 2019 edition of…