Tagged: cherry blossoms

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Spring Fling, Instagram Style?

As many local instagram feeds are now showing, it was a long winter with random days of heat, but we’re finally through it. Signs of spring are showing up in the DC area, and we’re now on the lookout for...

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in DC: allergen masochist

I’ve been in DC over 10 years, and I go each year. I know what they look like, I’ve seen them in rain and shine, and it still doesn’t matter. You have to see the Cherry Blossoms. Even though ever...

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“Men and nature must work hand in hand…”

“Men and nature must work hand in hand. The throwing out of balance of the resources of nature throws out of balance also the lives of men.” — President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Message to Congress on the Use of Our...

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Still not quite sprung yet

It’s still a little chilly out there this weekend, but the blossoms around my neighborhood are peaking. I was up on Capitol Hill earlier today freezing my tush off and the trees along Pennsylvania Avenue are still keeping their petals...

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Seriously y’all, I’m punching a bear in the face!

See here and here for some comic-scans context from The Order, but doesn’t that sound like something Paula Deen would say? “Punching a bear in the face.” might just have to become my standard response to what’s up? Just had...

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Baseball, Cherry Blossoms, Parking Lots and Metro Delays

That would probably be the DC version of that old (and new) Chevrolet jingle. Clearly metro is ready, this cheesy (marshmallowy?) peeps video notwithstanding, for the throngs of baseball fans this weekend. The Washington Nationals season opener is this Sunday...

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Pollen be damned, I’m taking a walk!

I got some nice shots of the blossoms. I know I can do better but coming from the office I didn’t have my tripod or proper clothing on to deal with the dust and crowds and heat. Still, today’s pictures...

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We gotta get outta this place!

If it is as lovely outside where you are as it is where I am — what the hell are you doing inside reading this? I’ve been finding any reason I can to go outside. I took a walk to...