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SINZT_200805_01.JPG: The following pictures are from the page 2020_DC_SINZ_Tile DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles (8 photos from 2020) New tiles for the elephant house. I have no idea what happened to the tiles I paid for at the big cats and prairie dog sections.
SINZT_200805_04.JPG: An elephant may be led by a hair if the hand is gentle.
-- Persian proverb
SINZT_190607_01.JPG: The following pictures are from the page 2019_DC_SINZ_Tile DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles (1 photo from 2019)
SINZT_060320_01.JPG: The following pictures are from the page 2006_DC_SINZ_Tile DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles (4 photos from 2006) "For Grandma & Grandpa -- Bruce Guthrie" in section 4. My grandparents used to visit the San Diego Zoo every week or so when they retired to that area. My grandmother had just died when I bought this tile.
SINZT_060320_11.JPG: "Meow! From Elsie Guthrie" in section 6. Elsie was my second cat (after Lucy and before BC). The choice of the ape was the tile people's.
SINZT_060320_20.JPG: "For Emma and Charlotte T" in section 19. I bought this one for Richard and Amy Thompson's kids.
SINZT_060320_33.JPG: "Happy Snuggles Margot & Bruce" was for a new prairie dog playland that the zoo was raising money for.
SINZT_041228_01.JPG: The following pictures are from the page 2004_DC_SINZ_Tile DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles (2 photos from 2004)
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Description of Subject Matter: When I first arrived in DC, I was a workaholic and spent 60 hours a week working on either my regular job, various part-time jobs, or DOS-based PC projects under the Wayne Software name. I donated my annual leave to people and almost all of my vacations were for family-related affairs (nothing wrong with that of course). I hadn't seen the cherry blossoms for the first 15 years I was here and never visited the statue Liberty when it was off the dome of the Capitol. Then I got into the Civil War and photography and a whole new world opened up. As I started to do more things, I realized it was time to actually give back to the places that were providing me such joy. So I started joining the Friends of the National Zoo, the Smithsonian, the Civil War Preservation Trust, etc. At the zoo, I purchased a number of tiles. These are their pictures.
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