Weekend Flashback

Weekend Flashback: 8/13-8/14

‘Moonrise’ by pablo.raw

My blood is too thick for this humidity: my mind boils, I rant and rave, and I’m unable to properly explain myself. And I channel Hunter S. Thompson. I moved to DC before I knew what the summers were like; heatwave or not, I boil like a potato in this climate. But everyone who loves hanging idly around a swamp going to fairs and farmers markets, let’s reminisce. Welcome to yesterday, DC. And the day before. And Friday, when the Redskins started back up and squashed the Steelers in their first preseason game. Busy weekend around town – let’s do this thing!
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The Features, Weekend Flashback

Weekend Flashback: 5/1 – 5/3/2009

Photo courtesy of
‘Swings #9’
courtesy of ‘andertho’

Happy Monday, DC. This weekend was mostly grey, and a little soggy. Had I not had guests in town, I would have been happy to snuggle up with our cat and watch a Sex and the City marathon.  It was just one of those.  But happy for us,  you all resisted the lethargy and still got out there with your cameras, bless your hearts! From the wedding that closed down the streets, early Cinco de Mayo celebrations, to the Embassy open houses, our flickrattzi captured the weekend in a fantastic fashion. Continue reading

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Kite Festival In Pictures

Photo courtesy of
‘Flying a Kite’
courtesy of ‘InspirationDC’

It may have been a gray and drizzly Saturday, but that didn’t stop Inspiration DC‘s Rebecca and I from heading out to take pictures of the Smithsonian Kite Festival on the Mall.

Packed with kids of all ages, flying kites of every variety, the turn out was more than I expected. Even with the grey sky, the kites dotting the air made the mall festive and full of life. To live vicariously through us (and the WLDC flickerattzi), click on through. Continue reading

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Photo Flashback: Snow Edition

Photo courtesy of
‘Berries in snow…’
courtesy of ‘Roger Photos’

The WLDC Flickr pool has been abuzz with pictures of the snow. I listed snow-covered DC as one of the things I am most thankful for, and so it was my pleasure to comb through the great photos our flickratzi have submitted over the past 24 hours, and pulled some to post. So click on through to take a tour of our gorgeous city in the snow. Continue reading