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Spring Morning Washington DC

April 26, 2015

It was supposed to rain until mid-morning today.  I thought about how great it would be to “sleep in.”  I didn’t; and it didn’t rain at all!  I like the district of Washington, DC on Sunday mornings.  If you are there early enough and there isn’t some sort of race or event being held in […]

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April 25, 2015

Rain was forecasted today so I had to get up and out early to get ahead of the weather.  Headed to The Netherlands Carillon near Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.  Was hoping for a chance to capture some of the amazing tulips with the illuminated Washington DC monuments/landmarks in the background.  Here are the results:

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April 2015

There never seems to be enough time to see all the sights of spring.  Here are a few views of what I’ve been able to capture. Spring in low country Folly Beach, Charleston, South Carolina: The gardens of Magnolia and Middleton Plantations: Charleston’s Ravenel Bridge: Greenville SC: Upstate SC:

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Here’s a look at the frozen Potomac River with a zigzag crack in the ice cover.  Standing in Georgetown, Washington DC, and looking out towards Arlington at daybreak, I hoped the blue hour would contrast the whiteness of the snow; however, Mother Nature did not deliver and we headed home before the forecasted ice storm […]

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BRRR…has to be the coldest February ever!  I keep dreaming of spring when cherry trees blossom and bluebells carpet the forest floor, but until then, my hat goes off to those who participate in charitable events to raise money for a good cause.   2015 Freezin’ for a Reason at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston […]

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