the Washington Monument
... and the reflecting pool ... a more perfect union there never was ...
This monument is our nation's front porch; we gather here to memorialize our dead,
to protest injustice, to greet our visitors, to confront our enemies, and...
we gather here for we are social beings...
sculpture panel at the WW2 Monument
... in Washington, DC, depicting farmers who contributed to the war effort.
World War 2 Monument
... this is a traditional monument; grand in scale and cold and formal in tone. Two small panels of brass sculptures placed along the entrance are the only evidence of human feeling.
... and my hands ... the touch...
touching the names
... at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; this is a personal monument, human in scale and depth. At this monument it is the touch that connects the generations.
... a memorial left for a loved one at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; I can barely contain myself when I visit this site. The architect was very clever in her placement of the deep gash of black and the endless list of lives lost.
spring means apple blossoms
... I don't know if the cherry trees were still blossoming because my feet were too sore to hike to the tidal basin; this is on the National Mall facing the Lincoln Memorial.
playing in the steam
... at the Washington Monument ...
the capital from the mall
... on a beautiful looking spring day; actually, the wind was cold and the chill was bone deep...
making a video
... there's something about a tunnel that inspires a video....
going under the bay
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to the eastern shore of Virginia