|2004_CA_Alcatraz||68||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate NRA -- Alcatraz Island|
|2004_CA_Bakersfield||1||CA -- Bakersfield|
|2004_CA_Buenaventura||22||CA -- Ventura -- Mission San Buenaventura|
|2004_CA_CabrilloV||12||CA -- San Diego -- Views from Cabrillo and Fort Rosecrans Natl Cem|
|2004_CA_Cabrillo||21||CA -- San Diego -- Cabrillo Natl Monument|
|2004_CA_Coit_Tower||21||CA -- San Francisco -- Coit Tower|
|2004_CA_Coit_Vistas||23||CA -- San Francisco -- Coit Tower -- Views from...|
|2004_CA_Exposition||12||CA -- Los Angeles -- Exposition Park (Expo Center)|
Exposition Park houses a number of LA's museums and events buildings including the California Science Center, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, the LA Coliseum, and the California African-American Museum. Also present are thousands of roses. I saw two wedding couples getting their pictures...
|2004_CA_Ft_Point||3||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate NRA -- Fort Point NHS|
|2004_CA_GGate_Bridge_NVC||6||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate Bridge (North Side) Visitor Center|
|2004_CA_GGate_Bridge_N||7||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate Bridge (North Side)|
|2004_CA_GGate_Bridge_S||15||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate Bridge (South Side)|
|2004_CA_GGate_NRA_BSpencer||7||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate NRA -- Battery Spencer|
|2004_CA_GGate_NRA_Nike||30||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate NRA -- Nike Missile Site|
|2004_CA_GGate_NRA_SVw||1||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate NRA (South Side) -- View from...|
|2004_CA_GGate_NRA_S||6||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate Natl Recreation Area (South Side)|
|2004_CA_GGate_Park||21||CA -- San Francisco -- Golden Gate Park|
|2004_CA_GlendaleC||55||CA -- Glendale -- Forest Lawn Memorial Park|
|2004_CA_Graumans||1||CA -- Hollywood -- TCL Chinese Theatre (Grauman's)|
|2004_CA_Griffith||2||CA -- Los Angeles -- Griffith Park|
|2004_CA_HHills||32||CA -- Hollywood Hills -- Forest Lawn Memorial Park|
|2004_CA_Hollywood||2||CA -- Hollywood|
|2004_CA_I5_Los_Angeles||3||CA -- I-5 @ Los Angeles|
|2004_CA_Kings_Canyon||17||CA -- Kings Canyon Natl Park|
|2004_CA_Livermore_Turbines||1||CA -- Livermore -- Wind Turbines|
|2004_CA_Lombard||3||CA -- San Francisco -- Lombard Street|
|2004_CA_Muir_Woods||4||CA -- Muir Woods Natl Monument|
Thunderstorms closed this visit out way too early so I don't have many pictures from this visit.
|2004_CA_Mulholland||27||CA -- Los Angeles -- Mulholland Drive|
Two visits, once in daylight and once at night.
|2004_CA_San_Fran||15||CA -- San Francisco|
|2004_CA_SciCen||14||CA -- Los Angeles -- Exposition Park -- California Science Center|
This is a hands-on museum with lots of interactive displays. I only got to see part of it after being told it closed at 9pm when in fact it closed at 5pm. The smoke dish and some of the exhibits were very neat and the kids seemed to enjoy it a lot which was nice.
|2004_CA_SD_NCem||12||CA -- San Diego -- Fort Rosecrans Natl Cemetery|
|2004_CA_Sequoia||21||CA -- Sequoia Natl Park|
|2004_CA_SF_NCem||7||CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Natl Cemetery|
|2004_CA_SF_Presidio||23||CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio|
|2004_CA_SF_Presidio_Chapel||4||CA -- San Francisco -- Presidio -- Chapel|
|2004_CA_Torrey_Pines||4||CA -- Del Mar -- Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve|
|2004_CA_Ventura||12||CA -- Ventura|
|2004_DC_1201Wisc||1||DC -- Georgetown -- PNC Bank (1201 Wisconsin Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_1stDiv||2||DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument|
|2004_DC_4Free_040323||18||DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Panel discussion about cartoons and press freedom|
This was a panel discussion about cartoons and how they fit into freedoms these days. The discussion was hosted by Sam Donaldson (everyone asked me about his wig afterward) and featured three cartoonists: (1) Mort Walker, creator and artist of Beetle Bailey; (2) Rich Tennant, cartoonist for the...
|2004_DC_4Seasons||2||DC -- Georgetown -- Four Seasons (2800 Penn Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_950F||5||DC -- Penn Qtr -- 920/926/950 F St (Atlantic Bldg)|
|2004_DC_AACW||12||DC -- U Street -- African-American Civil War Memorial|
|2004_DC_AH3MI_040326||2||Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: J Samuel Walker ("Three Mile Island")|
Walker had written a book, "Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective," which discussed the nuclear melt-down outside of Harrisburg in 1979. At the time, they didn't realize a melt-down had occurred and it was only years later that they learned just how close they had come to...
|2004_DC_AHJF_040211||3||Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Jennifer Fleischner ("Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly")|
This talk featured historian Jennifer Fleischner discussing her book "Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly," discussing the story of the President's wife and a former slave who was her seamstress.
|2004_DC_AmerInd||32||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas|
Several visits including on opening day, September 21, 2004
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Contemporary||4||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities|
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Festival||37||Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: First Americans Festival @ Mall|
Various pictures of the First Americans Festival on the National Mall. The event went on for a week during the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian but I only visited it on two days: (040921) and (040924).
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Int||37||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)|
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Member_041012||4||Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Member Night|
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Modernism||29||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser|
Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
September 21, 2004 – November 6, 2005
This exhibition introduces the art of George Morrison (Grand Portage Chippewa) and Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache), two artists who have significantly influenced the direction of contemporary Native...
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Nighthorse||4||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Jewelry Designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell|
Jewelry Designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
September 21, 2004 – April 3, 2005
This exhibition features jewelry designed by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Northern Cheyenne, R-Colo.), a leading artist working in contemporary Native American jewelry. This collection covers various periods and...
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Our_Peoples||8||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories|
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Our_Univ||5||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World|
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Pre_040824||76||Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Pre-opening tour|
A pre-opening tour held on August 24, 2004
|2004_DC_AmerInd_Proc_040921||57||Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Native Nations Procession @ Mall|
The grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian began with a procession. As the brochure described it: "Thousands of Native people and non-Native supporters [there was, for example, an Environmental Protection Agency group in the parade] from throughout the Western Hemisphere, many in...
|2004_DC_AmerInd_SS_040811||25||Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Pre-opening slide show|
A slide show held August 11, 2004 describing what the museum would look like.
|2004_DC_Aquatic||49||DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens|
Two visits to the place.
|2004_DC_Arboretum||57||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum|
|2004_DC_Arboretum_Bonsai||19||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum|
|2004_DC_Arboretum_CapCols||13||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Capitol Columns|
|2004_DC_Archives||10||DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior|
|2004_DC_Archives_Kanagawa||7||DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Treaty of Kanagawa|
The Treaty of Kanagawa. Signed in 1854, the treaty between the United States and Japan opened the formerly closed society to western influence. The Japanese had been shocked by the site of the large battleships of Commodore Matthew C. Perry who arrived in Tokyo Harbor on July 8, 1853. Under force of...
|2004_DC_Archives_Rotunda||21||DC -- Natl Archives -- Rotunda|
|2004_DC_Archives_Vaults||4||DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Public Vaults|
They opened the Public Vaults permanent exhibit at the National Archives in November 2004 and I wanted to see what it was like. The National Archives site at http://www.archives.gov describes it as such: The Public Vaults display at any given time about 1,100 records-originals or facsimiles of...
|2004_DC_Armory||1||DC -- Barney Circle -- Armory|
|2004_DC_Attenborough_040322||12||Smithsonian Associates -- David Attenborough|
From the magazine: In a special evening, British naturalist, filmmaker, TV producer, and author Sir David Attenborough discusses a fascinating career of exploration, in which he has roamed the Earth to produce what are considered to be some of the best natural-history documentaries ever made. His 1979...
|2004_DC_BABA_040226||44||British-American Business Assn (BABA) Evening Networking Reception @ Reagan Building|
|2004_DC_BABA_040331||122||British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night @ British Embassy|
This event was held at the British Embassy.
|2004_DC_Bearss_Grant||26||Smithsonian Associates -- Rise of Ulysses S. Grant (Bearss) (four sessions)|
The Rise of Ulysses S. Grant: Four Major Campaigns of the Western Theater
A general of incomparable skill, Ulysses Grant is considered by many scholars as the greatest Union hero of the Civil War. His accomplishments and courage were rare, as was his personal integrity. His rise from obscurity made...
|2004_DC_Big_Chair||2||DC -- Anacostia -- Public Art: The Big Chair|
|2004_DC_Blimp||1||DC -- Surveillance blimp goes over the city|
The Defense Department sent a surveillance balloon above the Washington DC area with spy equipment to photograph and such. I always thought I'd be able to get better pictures of this but never saw the blimp again in decent weather. This was what I could see from my office window on 040930, a hazy...
|2004_DC_Botanic||28||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden|
|2004_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi||4||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park|
|2004_DC_Botanic_Garden||1||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- The National Garden|
|2004_DC_Botanic_Xmas||12||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2004) -- Home for the Holidays|
A Landscape Architect Who Has Found His Station in Life
Star of New York Train Display Arrives in Washington
By Adrian Higgins
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, December 16, 2004; Page H01
Paul Busse flips a switch in the conservatory of the U.S. Botanic Garden and his creation comes to...
|2004_DC_Building||33||DC -- Natl Building Museum|
|2004_DC_Butt||2||DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain|
|2004_DC_Capitol||9||DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)|
|2004_DC_Chast_040506||8||Smithsonian Associates -- Roz Chast|
From the online description of the event: At the beginning of the 21st century, we can only be grateful that Roz Chast is here to tackle some of the tough topics of the times—genetically altered mice, birthday parties from hell, and comfort drinks in the age of insecurity. Her cartoons observing the...
|2004_DC_Cherry||139||DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2004)|
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
|2004_DC_CHRS_040616||31||Capitol Hill Restoration Society -- Architect of the Capitol|
Alan Hantman, the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), and Beverly Wood presented their plans for a study to replace the 25-year-old master plan for the Capitol. The Capitol Hill Restoration Society, a citizen's group, heard the plans for the study and then asked a number of questions about how the study...
|2004_DC_Cleveland_Pk||2||DC -- Cleveland Park neighborhood|
|2004_DC_ClintonFBI||1||DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building -- Interior|
|2004_DC_ClintonFB||3||DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building|
|2004_DC_Const_Gardens||1||DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)|
|2004_DC_Cooney_041208||16||Smithsonian Associates -- Joan Ganz Cooney|
Joan Ganz Cooney, on the Evolution and Significance of Sesame Street -- The 8th Annual Smithsonian McGovern Award
Sunny day, sweeping the clouds away,
On my way to where the air is sweet,
Can you tell me how to get,
How to get to Sesame Street?
These familiar lyrics have cheerfully tripped off...
|2004_DC_Corcoran||4||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art (Through 2014)|
|2004_DC_Craft_Show||30||James Smithson Society event -- Smithsonian Craft Show|
|2004_DC_CWPT_Endangered_040224||29||CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2004) w/Jay Winik and Benjamin Franklin Cooling|
Speakers included Jay Winik (author of "April 1865: The Month that Saved America"), Benjamin Franklin Cooling, and James Lighthizer (president of the Civil War Preservation Trust). Among the people in the audience was Ed Bearss, the noted Civil War historian and tour leader. The top 10 "America's Most...
|2004_DC_Defenders||2||DC -- Downtown -- Defenders of Wildlife (1130 17th St NW)|
|2004_DC_DOL_View||13||DC -- Dept of Labor -- Views from rooftop cafe|
I was told this was my last visit.
|2004_DC_DouglassI||5||DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Interior images|
|2004_DC_DouglassVC||1||DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Visitor Center|
|2004_DC_DouglassVw||4||DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Views from...|
|2004_DC_Douglass||5||DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Exterior Images|
|2004_DC_Dupont_Circle||2||DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)|
|2004_DC_Dupont_Fountain||4||DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain|
|2004_DC_Earth_Day_Birds_040422||105||Dept of State -- Earth Day (2004) with Nanjemoy Creek birds|
For a second year, Mike Callahan, a naturalist from the Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center and Irene, a student volunteer, brought in five physically or emotional damaged birds. The first was an Eastern Screech Owl, Barred Owl, a Red-Tailed Hawk, a Barn Owl, and a Bald Eagle. Nanjemoy is part...
|2004_DC_Earth_Day_Main_040422||26||Dept of State -- Earth Day (2004) with Colin Powell|
This was an enjoyable event. After some introductory speeches, Secretary Powell gave a nice speech about the importance of protecting the earth and talked about something that had happened while he was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany as the commander of the V Corps (1986). He said they were going to go...
|2004_DC_Edge_040324||10||DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Digital Edge: eGovernment Making a Difference In Our Lives|
Panelists included: Eleanor Clift (Newsweek contributing editor, serving as moderator), Brad Stone (Newsweek Silicon Valley correspondent), Donald Murphy (National Park Service Deputy Director), Casey Coleman (GSA person heading the FirstGov portal site), David B McMillen (from the Technology,...
|2004_DC_Edge_040918||18||DC -- Digital Edge Expo (2004)|
This was a free expo at the Washington DC Convention Center sponsored by NBC4. It was an odd mix of consumer electronics, Independence Air, cars, etc. We had fun and Margot ran into an old co-worker and her fiance.
|2004_DC_Emb_Canada||4||DC -- Embassy of Canada|
|2004_DC_Emirates_040415||64||DC -- Emirates Airlines event @ Departmental Auditorium|
This was a travel event by Emirates Airlines which was inaugurating non-stop flights from New York City to Dubai, UAE, effective June 1. Hugh Downs was supposed to be the guest speaker but he had had a horse-riding accident so he was replaced by NBC News anchor Forrest Sawyer.
|2004_DC_Exorcist||4||DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)|
|2004_DC_FBI||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- FBI Building (J. Edgar Hoover Bldg) (935 Penn Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_FDR||15||DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial|
|2004_DC_Folger||11||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E Capitol St SE)|
|2004_DC_Folklife||34||Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2004)|
|2004_DC_FONZ_AM_041014||21||DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2004)|
The 46th annual meeting of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) featured an introduction by Tom LaRock, the Executive Director, followed by some talks by Chris Cupuano (Chair, Nominating Committee) and Mark Handwerger (President). Then, the annual Miriam V. Carmack Volunteer of the Year Award went to...
|2004_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_040428||41||DC -- FONZ Event -- Breaking new ground for Asia Trail|
This was the groundbreaking event for the new Asia Trail (phase I) at the Zoo. Donors, including Fujifilm (who make my camera) and FONZ, had contributed money which will provide a new area for the pandas. Speakers included Tom LaRock (the executive director of Friends of the National Zoo [FONZ] who...
|2004_DC_FONZ_Tour_041005||16||DC -- FONZ Tour -- Special tour with Tom LaRock|
|2004_DC_Fords||4||DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)|
|2004_DC_Fords_Museum||5||DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)|
|2004_DC_FOSE||15||DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)|
|2004_DC_FSKey_Park||2||DC -- Francis Scott Key Park|
|2004_DC_FTC||18||DC -- Federal Trade Commission building (600 Penn Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_Ft_StevensNC||5||DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery|
|2004_DC_Ft_Stevens||4||DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park|
|2004_DC_GAR||7||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Indiana Plaza -- GAR Memorial|
|2004_DC_GeorgetownC||5||DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown|
|2004_DC_GeorgetownU||3||DC -- Georgetown University|
|2004_DC_Georgetown||2||DC -- Georgetown neighborhood|
|2004_DC_Georgetown_WFPk||1||DC -- Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)|
|2004_DC_Gould_040321||10||Smithsonian Associates -- Roger Gould ("Finding Nemo")|
From the Smithsonian description: How was PIXAR’s animated hit Finding Nemo made? How did filmmakers create a believable underwater world in this story about the search for a young clownfish who had been snatched from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef? Roger Gould, creative director of PIXAR Animation...
|2004_DC_Grant_Mem||2||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial|
|2004_DC_Hancock_Mem||1||DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial|
|2004_DC_Hilton||2||DC -- Adams Morgan -- Washington Hilton (1919 Connecticut Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_Intelsat||2||DC -- North Cleveland Park -- Intelsat building (3400 Connecticut Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_Isaacson_040517||2||Olsson's -- Walter Isaacson and Arianna Huffington|
|2004_DC_Jap_Amer||7||DC -- Natl Japanese-American Monument|
|2004_DC_Jeff_Mem||19||DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial|
|2004_DC_JPJ||6||DC -- John Paul Jones Memorial|
|2004_DC_JSS_040108||64||James Smithson Society event -- American History (America on the Move)|
This event was co-sponsored with the Contributing Membership folks.
|2004_DC_JSS_040629||58||James Smithson Society event -- Renwick Gallery (Right At Home)|
This was a Smithsonian Contributing Membership event at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum which focused on two exhibits -- "Right At Home: American Studio Furniture" and "Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum." Laura Brouse-Long introduced Eleanor Jones Harvey, the...
|2004_DC_JSS_040722||29||James Smithson Society lunch -- Sackler Gallery (Buddha)|
Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery is the exclusive North American presentation venue of 35 extraordinary 6th-century Chinese Buddhist statues that were accidentally unearthed in 1996 by construction workers. Jan Stuart, Assistant Curator of Chinese Art,...
|2004_DC_JSS_040811||41||James Smithson Society lunch -- American Indian|
This event featured Todd Cain, Development Officer for the National Museum of the American Indian. He discussed the museum and took the group on a virtual tour of the yet-opened museum using floor plans and some new photos.
|2004_DC_JSS_040914||53||James Smithson Society lunch -- American History (Price of Freedom)|
From the JSS description: Wars have been defining episodes in American history. They shaped the birth of the nation and helped define our country's fundamental values. Twentieth century conflicts in Europe and Asia to protect western interests led to America's emergence as the dominant military power in...
|2004_DC_JSS_041020||33||James Smithson Society event -- Natl Museum of the American Indian|
|2004_DC_Kelly_040413||11||Capitol Hill History Project -- Tom Kelly (Sights and Sounds from the 1930s)|
Capitol Hill native and longtime journalist Tom Kelly, who is currently writing his memoirs, described sights, sounds and characters from his childhood here in the Jazz Age and the Great Depression. Tom Kelly's first newspaper job was as a copy boy at the Washington Post in 1939. After serving in the...
|2004_DC_Kennedy_040916||4||NPC -- Robert F Kennedy Jr ("Crimes Against Nature")|
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., an environmental attorney, will discuss his new book, "Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy," at a Book Rap. "Crimes Against Nature" is ultimately about the corrosive effect of corporate corruption...
|2004_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw||22||DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...|
|2004_DC_Kennedy_Center||16||DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts|
|2004_DC_Kennedy_Warren||1||DC -- Woodley Park -- Kennedy-Warren Apartments|
|2004_DC_Korean_War||13||DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial|
|2004_DC_Koshland||6||DC -- Marian Koshland Science Museum @ Keck Center|
|2004_DC_Lafayette_Square||1||DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area|
|2004_DC_Lincoln_MemV||4||DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...|
|2004_DC_Lincoln_Mem||26||DC -- Lincoln Memorial|
|2004_DC_Lincoln_Theater||1||DC -- Lincoln Theater|
|2004_DC_LOCVw||1||DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...|
|2004_DC_LOC_Ext||6||DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images|
|2004_DC_LOC_GH||16||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall|
|2004_DC_LOC_MRR||10||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)|
|2004_DC_Longfellow||1||DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial|
|2004_DC_Mall||11||DC -- Natl Mall area|
Many of these are taken at dusk or sunset. Also here is the Mall in preparation of the World War II event.
|2004_DC_March_040425||52||DC -- Rally: March for Women's Lives @ National Mall|
Lots of folks including Gloria Steinem, Susan Sarandon, Eleanor Smeal, Anthony Romero (head of the ACLU), Kim Gandy (head of NOW), Julianne Moore, Gloria Feldt (Planned Parenthood), and Kate Michelman (NARAL).
|2004_DC_Mason||11||DC -- George Mason Memorial|
|2004_DC_McCartney_040414||5||Smithsonian Associates -- Mike McCartney|
From the Smithsonian description: Mike McCartney's Liverpool Life: Sixties in Black and Whites
|2004_DC_McClellan_Pk||1||DC -- Kalorama Triangle -- Major General George B. McClellan Park|
|2004_DC_Meade||3||DC -- George Meade Memorial|
|2004_DC_Metro_041116||34||DC -- Metro Town Hall Meeting|
The Board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) hosted its first Town Hall meeting to talk to customers on a variety of issues dealing with Metrorail, Metrobus and Metroaccess such as service, funding and expansion. Bob Levey, Senior Vice President for Development at the...
|2004_DC_Murals_BPeck||2||DC -- Public Art: Murals by G. Byron Peck|
|2004_DC_NAFF_040912||15||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Founding Fathers and Charters of Freedom (w/Walter Isaacson etc)|
Our Founding Fathers and the Charters of Freedom: Guest speakers included:
* Walter Isaacson, ("Benjamin Franklin"),
* Joel Achenbach ("The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West"),
* Stanley Weintraub ("General Washington's Christmas Farewell: A Mount Vernon...
|2004_DC_Naval_Memorial||14||DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial|
I caught the tail-end of a ceremony paying respects to the crew of the U.S.S. PCE(R)852 and their families. The speaker at the ceremony was Al Samuels who e-mailed me a description of the boat's service:
"The 852 was a rescue ship which served in the South Pacific during WWII rescuing guys from...
|2004_DC_NBF_Abdul_Jabbar_041009||3||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar|
|2004_DC_NBF_Black_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Holly Black|
|2004_DC_NBF_Block_041009||3||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Lawrence Block|
|2004_DC_NBF_Bova_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Ben Bova|
Award-winning author ...
|2004_DC_NBF_Brinkley_041009||4||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Douglas Brinkley|
|2004_DC_NBF_Brown_041009||4||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Marc Brown|
Author and illustrator ...
|2004_DC_NBF_Caldwell_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason|
|2004_DC_NBF_Chernow_041009||3||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Ron Chernow|
|2004_DC_NBF_Cooper_041009||3||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Floyd Cooper|
|2004_DC_NBF_Frommer_041009||3||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Arthur Frommer|
|2004_DC_NBF_Gaiman_041009||7||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Neil Gaiman|
For more than 20 years, ...
|2004_DC_NBF_Heloise_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Heloise|
|2004_DC_NBF_Jones_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Edward P. Jones|
|2004_DC_NBF_Keno_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Leigh and Leslie Keno|
|2004_DC_NBF_Kooser_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Ted Kooser|
|2004_DC_NBF_Lehman_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- David Lehman|
|2004_DC_NBF_Lehrer_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Jim and Kate Lehrer|
Born in Wichita, Kan., ...
|2004_DC_NBF_Lewis_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- John Lewis|
|2004_DC_NBF_Misc_041009||9||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Miscellaneous|
|2004_DC_NBF_Nafisi_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Azar Nafisi|
Best-selling author ...
|2004_DC_NBF_Oates_041009||4||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Joyce Carol Oates|
|2004_DC_NBF_OConnell_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Patrick O'Connell|
|2004_DC_NBF_OConnor_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Kevin O’Connor and Tom Silva|
|2004_DC_NBF_Pastan_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Linda Pastan|
|2004_DC_NBF_Pohl_041009||5||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Frederik Pohl|
Best-selling, award-winning science fiction author ...
|2004_DC_NBF_Quindlen_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Anna Quindlen|
|2004_DC_NBF_Roberts_041009||4||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Cokie Roberts|
|2004_DC_NBF_Silva_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Daniel Silva|
|2004_DC_NBF_Stabenow_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Dana Stabenow|
|2004_DC_NBF_Stephenson_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Neal Stephenson|
|2004_DC_NBF_Stine_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- R. L. Stine|
|2004_DC_NBF_Straub_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Peter Straub|
|2004_DC_NBF_Trethewey_041009||1||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Natasha Trethewey and Tony DiTerlizzi|
|2004_DC_NBF_Willis_041009||2||Natl Book Festival 2004 -- Connie Willis|
|2004_DC_NCath_Climb_040925||14||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Climb the Tower|
Twice a year, you get to climb up to the tower to look at the bells, see the view, and get up close and personal with stained glass and gargoyles. Trivia: Height 301 feet. Weight: 9000 tons. Number of steps: 333. Number of bells: 63. 53 Bell Carillon = 64 tons. 10 Bell English Peal = 7 tons.
|2004_DC_NCath_CSA||2||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained Glass -- Confederate Windows|
|2004_DC_NCath_Glass||54||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained glass|
|2004_DC_NCath_I||39||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass)|
|2004_DC_NCath_Open_040925||33||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Open House|
|2004_DC_NCath_O||71||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Outside Images|
|2004_DC_NCath_Views||32||DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from...|
|2004_DC_NCCC||1||DC -- Logan Circle -- Natl City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)|
|2004_DC_Newseum||3||DC -- Newseum|
The foundation of the future Newseum structure was being dug this year.
|2004_DC_NGAP||28||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings|
|2004_DC_NGASG||2||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden|
|2004_DC_NGAS||76||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Sculpture|
|2004_DC_NGA_Bldg||7||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Building|
|2004_DC_NGA_Shaw||5||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Shaw Memorial|
|2004_DC_NGS||1||DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (1145 17th St NW)|
|2004_DC_NHJM_040813||19||Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: John Matthews ("Mammal Makeovers")|
This lecture was done by John Matthews, the museum's lead taxidermist, who showed what was involved in making the new Hall of Mammals at the National Museum of Natural History. As the program description says, his "team sculpted foam and clay, cast heads, hands, toes and tongues and made thousands of...
|2004_DC_NPC_BookFair_041117||23||NPC -- 27th Annual Book Fair & Authors' Night (2004)|
The event was a bit of a disappointment this year. Fewer big names resulted in a smaller crowd. I had some interesting discussions however and picked up a few books.
Authors here: Norman Polmar and Thomas Allen, Lewis Sorley, Alex Kershaw, Joel Achenbach, George McGovern, Malachy McCourt, Eleanor...
|2004_DC_OEOB||11||DC -- Downtown -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (1650 Penn Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_Office_STAT||70||Office (STAT-USA) -- Various office shots|
(040624) Jeff Mayer's good-bye coffee.
(040802) Adam and Kristin photo shoot
(040812) Adam and Kristin's going-away event
(040816) Gerry Brown and Bruce Guthrie -- these pictures were taken for the STAT-USA newsletter
|2004_DC_Old_PostI||2||DC -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)|
|2004_DC_Old_PostV||81||DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower|
|2004_DC_Old_Post_Belgian||11||DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Comic Strips / Passion's Trip|
Included here are pictures from an exhibit "Comic Strips / Passion's Trip" that the Belgian embassy sponsored.
COMIC STRIPS/PASSION’S TRIP:
Every year, almost 40 million comic strip books, in around twenty languages, are printed in Belgium. Three-quarters of them are sold abroad. Comic albums have...
|2004_DC_Osgood_040517||5||Olsson's -- Charles Osgood ("Defending Baltimore Against Enemy Attack")|
|2004_DC_Pandamania||615||DC -- Public Art: Pandamania|
Originally, the pandamania artworks were all over the city. Being obsessive, I managed to see them all in their individual locations. I ran into Eleanor Clift while I was out and about and got her photo with one of them.
In September, I visited the "rehab clinic" for the pieces that had been...
|2004_DC_Parker_040330||49||Smithsonian Associates -- Fess Parker|
From the session write-up: Fess Parker, Celebrating an American Icon. Actor Fess Parker portrayed the legendary frontiersmen Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on television, spawning “Frontier Fever” as children across the nation and around the world donned their coonskin caps. Fess Parker has appeared in...
|2004_DC_Party_Animals||2||DC -- Public Art: Party Animals|
|2004_DC_Penn_Qtr||1||DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood|
|2004_DC_Petersen_House||5||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)|
|2004_DC_Pike_Statue||1||DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue|
|2004_DC_Red_Cross||1||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters|
|2004_DC_RFK_Stadium||1||DC -- Barney Circle -- RFK Stadium (2400 East Capitol St NE)|
|2004_DC_Riding_Giants_040627||10||DC -- "Riding Giants" (movie) interview with director and surfers|
Personally, I didn't think this movie, a documentary about surfing the big waves (some of them 50 feet and higher), would be very interesting but I thought it was blast! After the free screening, they had the director (Stacy Peralta), a co-writer (Sam George), and two of the ground-breaking surfing...
|2004_DC_RRBVw||3||DC -- Ronald Reagan Building -- Views from...|
|2004_DC_RRB||6||DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Exterior Images)|
Pictures here include mscellaneous interior and exterior views after Reagan's death.
|2004_DC_RRB_I||4||DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)|
|2004_DC_SA2nd_040917||14||Smithsonian Associates -- Second City’s 45th Anniversary Tour|
Since 1959, through every political scandal, cultural milestone and public disgrace, The Second City has been there to create hysterical comedy out of our own country’s hysteria. Along the way, it has also produced some of North America’s greatest comic talents, such as Alan Arkin, Robert Klein, Gilda...
|2004_DC_SACBO_040930||14||Smithsonian Associates -- Combined Bomber Offensive|
In a remarkable interview at the Smithsonian, Allied veterans Col. Harold Weekley (USAAF, Ret.) and Air Vice Marshal Jack Furner (RAF, Ret.) recount their experiences as young men flying on extraordinarily dangerous bombing missions over Germany during World War II.
Col. Weekley was an aircraft...
|2004_DC_SACMS_040428||30||Smithsonian Associates -- Correale Museum of Sorrento|
From Smithsonian description: The Correale Museum of Sorrento: Exhibition Launch with Light Reception: At the heart of Sorrento lies a magnificent jewel-box of a museum, the Museo Correale di Terranova. Within its historic walls is a treasure trove of the decorative arts -- including majolica, intarsia,...
|2004_DC_SAGW_041021||13||Smithsonian Associates -- Gene Weingarten & Gina Barreca|
(Official description of the event) Gene Weingarten & Gina Barreca—One Man. One Woman. 10,000 Years of Misunderstanding Cleared Right Up!
The battle between the sexes rages on, and despite huge advancements in human knowledge, men and women still haven’t got a clue about each other. Tonight, however,...
|2004_DC_SAHM_040218||10||Smithsonian Associates -- Hall of Mammals|
From the online description of the event: The new Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals explores the diversity of some 274 mammals and how they originated and adapted to changing landscapes and environments over the last 210 million years—from polar to desert regions and from dry to humid...
|2004_DC_Sakharov||2||DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Andrei Sakharov statue (1800 Connecticut Ave NW)|
|2004_DC_Sams_PandR||1||DC -- Cleveland Park -- Sam's Park & Ride|
|2004_DC_SANY_041007||12||Smithsonian Associates -- Celebration of The New Yorker Cartoons|
Considered a national treasure, the cartoons of The New Yorker are beloved iconic images that have made us laugh at the social issues of the day and have defined a distinctly American sensibility. Since the magazine’s debut in 1925, the cartoons have been a barometer of the human condition and have...
|2004_DC_SAOP_040216||20||Smithsonian Associates -- Other Presidents' Day (Arthur Schlesinger Jr, John Dean, etc)|
From the official description of the event: We know Washington and Lincoln so well that their birthdays merit a holiday. But for every American president whose name enjoys instant recall there are many about whom we have to scratch our heads a bit. What was important about James K. Polk? Interesting...
|2004_DC_SATMJC_040912||16||Smithsonian Associates -- Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition|
These were the semifinalist vocalists in the 17th annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. From the Smithsonian Associates description: Hosted by Herbie Hancock (who I didn't see) and Billy Dee Williams, the competition shines the spotlight on young jazz vocalists who will compete before...
|2004_DC_Scottish_DCSR||1||DC -- Adams Morgan -- Scottish Rite Temple -- DCSR (2800 16th St NW)|
|2004_DC_Shakespeare_040517||3||DC -- Debate on Shakespeare's Henry Plays: Resolved: That The Invasion of France Was Justified @ Langsburgh|
The Shakespeare Theatre held a debate called "Resolved: That the Invasion of France was Justified." I only saw part of it, thinking it would be pretty dry, while I was waiting for a booksigning at Olsson's. As it turns out, it had a number of guests: Kenneth Adelman (director of US Arms Control and...
|2004_DC_SIAH_Ahead||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Looking Ahead|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Bldg||2||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Gowns||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Gunboat||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Int||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Julia||7||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Julia Child’s Kitchen|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Plans_040914||29||James Smithson Society event -- American History (Price of Freedom plans)|
These are pictures from a presentation about the new exhibit that was given for the James Smithson Society. The description from the meeting announcement: The Price of Freedom is a major new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History that tells the compelling stories of our nation's...
|2004_DC_SIAH_PopCult||2||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Power||15||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Power Machinery|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Civil||18||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Civil War|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold||11||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Exp||14||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Expansion/Imperialism|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind||13||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc||8||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_WW1||3||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War I|
|2004_DC_SIAH_Price_WW2||20||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II|
|2004_DC_SIAH_SAL||7||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Science in American Life|
Science in American Life
April 27, 1994 – November 27, 2011
This exhibition examines the interaction between science and society from 1876 to the present. Through artifacts, historical photographs, computer interactives, and multimedia technology, the exhibition brings to life many of the scientific...
|2004_DC_SIAH_Separate||3||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education|
Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
May 15, 2004 – July 16, 2006
This exhibition celebrates the 50-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark decision that ended segregation in public schools, and reviews and examines its legacy through personal stories and artifacts. On May 17,...
|2004_DC_SIAIB||61||DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg|
This museum building was closed to the public for renovations. I got permission from the James Smithson Society to come in and take pictures of the interior. It was a thrill to go to the upper floors and take pictures of this beautiful building.
|2004_DC_SIAM||4||DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2004_DC_SIFG||76||DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2004_DC_SIFG_Avant||6||DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London|
Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London
November 20, 2003 – April 4, 2004
This exhibition, marking the centenary of Whistler's death on July 17, 1903, highlights his importance to the history of exhibition design by creating new versions of 2 of his most influential installations:...
|2004_DC_SIFG_Courtyard||8||DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard|
|2004_DC_SIFG_Peacock||8||DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room|
|2004_DC_SIHG||21||DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle|
|2004_DC_SIHIRO||21||DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)|
|2004_DC_SIHIR||11||DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)|
|2004_DC_SIMLRG||40||DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden (Between Hirshhorn & Arts and Industries Bldg)|
|2004_DC_SINH_African_Voices||3||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: African Voices|
|2004_DC_SINH_Bldg||10||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History|
|2004_DC_SINH_Fossils||13||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs|
|2004_DC_SINH_Gems||7||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals|
|2004_DC_SINH_Korea||1||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Korea Gallery|
|2004_DC_SINH_Mammals||65||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Mammals|
|2004_DC_SINH_Natures_Best||7||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2004)|
|2004_DC_SINH_Orchids||9||DC -- Smithsonian Gardens & USBG -- Orchid Express @ Natural History Museum|
The Orchid Express
December 4, 2004 – May 1, 2005
Until recently, orchids have been considered finicky, difficult, and prohibitively expensive; but with the new technologies, they have become ubiquitous, appearing in movies and TV shows, hotel lobbies and information desks, as well as windowsills and...
|2004_DC_SINH_Rotunda||6||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda|
|2004_DC_SINH_Skeletons||11||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Osteology: Hall of Bones|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Art||2||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art|
|2004_DC_SINZ_BV||3||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail (formerly Beaver Valley) (sea lions, seals, pelicans, beavers, otters, bald eagles, ravens, and grey wolves)|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Cat||60||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats|
The National Zoo’s had three male Sumatran tiger cubs born on May 2, 2004. They went on public exhibit in August, 2004, weighing about 30 pounds.
They are the third generation of Sumatran tigers at the National Zoo. They join a multi-generational family at the National Zoo that includes their...
|2004_DC_SINZ_Const||11||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Elephant||16||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Farm||17||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Main||10||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Mammal||16||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House (plus Lemurs)|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Panda||10||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Primate||9||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Reptile||10||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House|
|2004_DC_SINZ_RPanda||7||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas|
|2004_DC_SINZ_Tile||1||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles|
|2004_DC_SIRG_Bldg||1||DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg|
|2004_DC_SIRG_Oct||1||DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Octagon Room (when not part of another exhibit)|
|2004_DC_SIRG_Perm||50||DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Permanent Galleries (Before 2015)|
|2004_DC_SIRG_Salon||42||DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Grand Salon (Before 2015)|
|2004_DC_SISG||28||DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2004_DC_SI_Castle||1||DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)|
|2004_DC_SI_Castle_Commons||4||DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons|
|2004_DC_SI_Castle_NMAAHC||1||DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Design Models: National Museum of African American History and Culture's Architectural Design Competition|
Design Models: National Museum of African American History and Culture's Architectural Design Competition
March 27, 2009 – April 19, 2009
On view are six architectural design models submitted to the Smithsonian in a design competition for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture...
|2004_DC_Southwest||4||DC -- Southwest neighborhood|
|2004_DC_Spirit_040918||29||DC -- Verizon Center -- Event: Spirit of America 2004|
Spirit of America is an US Army-sponsored rah-rah event that both PR and a recruiting venture. The U.S. Army Military District of Washington (which some refer to as the Washington Military District or WMD) includes a large group of soldiers whose purpose is to entertain the public, troops, and foreign...
|2004_DC_Supreme_Ct||4||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior|
|2004_DC_Takoma||7||DC -- Takoma neighborhood|
|2004_DC_Temperance||2||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Indiana Plaza -- Temperance Fountain|
|2004_DC_Thomas_Statue||2||DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue|
|2004_DC_Tidal||3||DC -- Tidal Basin|
|2004_DC_UHPrayerA||1||DC -- Anacostia -- United House of Prayer for All (1123 Howard St. SE)|
|2004_DC_Union_StationI||4||DC -- Union Station (Interior)|
|2004_DC_Union_Station||1||DC -- Union Station (exterior)|
|2004_DC_Uptown_Theater||1||DC -- Cleveland Park -- Uptown Theater|
|2004_DC_USDC||2||DC -- Judiciary Square -- US District Court for DC Bldg (E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse)|
|2004_DC_USTR||1||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- USTR Building (Winder Building) (604 17th St. NW)|
|2004_DC_U_Street||8||DC -- U Street Heritage neighborhood|
|2004_DC_Viet_Wall||5||DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
Two visits, one on (040901) and the other (041018)
|2004_DC_Wardman_Park||3||DC -- Woodley Park -- Wardman Park Hotel (2600 Woodley Rd, NW)|
|2004_DC_Wash_Harbor||4||DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor|
|2004_DC_Wash_Mon||23||DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior|
|2004_DC_WCCVw||3||DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...|
|2004_DC_WCC||5||DC -- Washington Convention Center|
|2004_DC_WCC_Art||13||DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Art|
|2004_DC_WHouse_Penn||4||DC -- White House -- Pennsylvania Avenue section|
|2004_DC_WHouse_Tree||7||DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2004)|
|2004_DC_Wilson_Plaza||5||DC -- Woodrow Wilson Plaza (between Clinton and Reagan buildings)|
|2004_DC_Woodley||6||DC -- Woodley Park neighborhood|
|2004_DC_WTS_041203||88||Personal -- World Travel Service Christmas Party|
|2004_DC_WW2_Baseball_040530||8||WW2 -- World War II Veterans as Baseball Players:
Bob Feller (Navy and Cleveland Indians), Monte Irvin (Army and New York Giants), and Buck O’Neil (Navy and Kansas City Monarchs). Moderated by Liane Hansen.|
Bob Feller served four years in the U.S. Navy, earning eight battle stars as the chief of a gun crew on the battleship USS Alabama. Known for his fiery fastball, he holds the record as the pitcher with the most wins (266) in Cleveland Indians history. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962...
|2004_DC_WW2_Blacks_040528||6||WW2 -- Experience of African Americans in World War II:
Ossie Davis (Army) and William J. Powell (Army). Moderated by Linda Wertheimer.|
Ossie Davis helped establish an African-American medical station in Liberia while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. Ever since his acting debut in 1946, he has made numerous appearances on film, stage, and television. He and his wife, Ruby Dee, have received the National Medal of Arts and...
|2004_DC_WW2_DDay_040527||6||WW2 -- Eyewitness to D-Day:
Sam Gibbons. Moderated by Gary Rhay. Introduced by Beverly Lindsey.|
Sam M. Gibbons began his military service in June 1941 as part of the 101st Airborne Division. He led Parachute Infantry forces in the pre-dawn invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Elected to the Florida State House of Representatives in 1953, he served there until 1958; and from 1959 to 1963 served in the...
|2004_DC_WW2_Dedication_040529||18||DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: Dedication ceremony|
|2004_DC_WW2_Eagles_040528||9||WW2 -- Creating, Crafting, and Installing the Memorial’s Bronze Eagles:
Raymond Kaskey (Sculptor, Kaskey Studio), Larry Welker, Owner (Laran Bronze), Patrick Oakes (Executive Vice-President, Apex Piping Systems, Inc.). Moderated by John Vlach.|
Raymond Kaskey is a sculptor and architect, best known for his works of civic art, particularly the large allegorical figures he creates from bronze, copper, and stone. Kaskey designed the sculptures for the National World War II Memorial; and was assisted in the creation of these works by sculptors...
|2004_DC_WW2_Film_040530||8||WW2 -- World War II Veterans as Film Performers:
Jack Palance (Army Air Forces). Moderated by Thomas Doherty|
Jack Palance flew surveillance planes for the Army Air Corps during World War II. Known for his tough persona on screen, Palance has made numerous films since his movie debut in 1950, including Shane, Attack, The Professionals, Bagdad Cafe, and Batman. He won an Academy Award for his performance in City...
|2004_DC_WW2_Holocaust_040530||11||WW2 -- U.S. Army and the Holocaust
John Dolibois (interrogator of Nazi War Criminals at Nuremberg) and John Withers (aided Holocaust survivors in Germany). Moderated by Jeff Anthony.|
John Dolibois served as a captain in Military Intelligence, and was assigned to the International War Crimes Trial in Nuremberg, Germany. There he interrogated (among others) Hermann Goering, Julius Streicher, and Joachim von Ribbentrop. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg from 1981 to 1985,...
|2004_DC_WW2_Internment_040530||12||WW2 -- Internment of Japanese Americans in Wyoming:
Norman Mineta (Secretary of Transportation) and Alan Simpson (former U.S. Senator from Wyoming). Moderated by Marc Pachter|
Norman Mineta and his family were among the 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry forced from their homes and into internment camps during World War II. From 1975 to 1995, he was a member of U.S. House of Representatives, representing California’s Silicon Valley. Under President Bill Clinton, he served...
|2004_DC_WW2_Journalists_040528||29||WW2 -- World War II Veterans as Journalists:
Allen Neuharth (Army, USA Today) and Mike Wallace (Navy, CBS News), Moderated by Thomas Doherty|
Allen Neuharth served with General George Patton’s Third Army in Europe. Following the war, he worked as a reporter for several newspapers in South Dakota, and then held management positions with the Miami Herald, Detroit Free Press, and Rochester Times-Union. As chairman and chief executive officer of...
|2004_DC_WW2_Mall||83||WW2 -- Various pictures of the Mall during the Tribute to A Generation: Natl World War II Reunion|
|2004_DC_WW2_Monument_040527||6||WW2 -- Designing the Memorial: Architecture and Sculpture:
Friedrich St. Florian (Design Architect, Natl World War II Memorial) and Raymond Kaskey (Sculptor, Kaskey Studio). Moderated by John Vlach.|
Friedrich St. Florian, a distinguished professor and former dean of the Rhode Island School of Design, is the design architect for the National World War II Memorial. His design was selected from more than 400 entries in a nationwide competition conducted by the General Services Administration and the...
|2004_DC_WW2_Navajo_040528||11||WW2 -- Navajo Code Talkers:
Sam Billison, Keith Little, and Sam Smith. Moderated by Jeff Anthony|
Sam Billison enlisted in the Marines in 1943, and landed on Iwo Jima on the second day of the battle. With other Code Talkers, he transmitted more than 800 error-free messages during the 36 days of fighting. Following the war, Billison served as a school principal for many years, and was elected to the...
|2004_DC_WW2_Nissei_040527||6||WW2 -- Japanese Americans in World War II:
Grant Ichikawa (Military Intelligence Service), Norman Ikari (442nd Regimental Combat Team), and Jean Kariya (Internment Camp Survivor). Moderated by Franklin Odo.|
Grant Ichikawa volunteered to serve in the Military Intelligence Service in November 1942, and was later sent to Japan as a member of the Occupation Forces. He spent additional tours working as a civilian for an intelligence organization in Japan, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Ichikawa is president of the...
|2004_DC_WW2_Pres_040527||12||WW2 -- Veterans as Presidential Candidates:
Bob Dole (Army, 10th Mountain Division) and George McGovern (Army Air Forces). Moderated by Marc Pachter|
Bob Dole was a captain with the 10th Mountain Division in Italy, and was twice wounded in combat. He served as a U.S. Representative from Kansas from 1961 to 1969 and as a U.S. Senator until 1996. His terms as both Senate Minority Leader and Senate Majority Leader set a record as the nation’s longest...
|2004_DC_WW2_Review_040529||39||WW2 -- "Tribute to a Generation" (@ MCI Center)|
This was a freebie event that was done four times at the MCI Center. It featured some hammy folks acting out the history of World War II. The acting varied but the sets were well done -- you'd see submarine conning towers, ship bunks, invasion beaches, etc. Then there were some military bands playing...
|2004_DC_WW2_Surigao_040528||4||WW2 -- Battle of Surigao Strait:
Sen. John Warner and Adm. J. L. Holloway. Moderated by Dave Winkler|
John W. Warner enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 in 1945, serving as an electronic technician’s mate. He began a second tour of active military duty during the Korean War, serving as a ground officer with the First Marine Air Wing. He later became Secretary of the Navy, and has served...
|2004_DC_WW2_Tuskegee_040527||9||WW2 -- Tuskegee Airmen:
Lee Archer, Thomas Lowery, and Charles McGee. Moderated by Thomas Doherty.|
Lee A. Archer, Jr. is the first and only confirmed “ace” of the Tuskegee Airmen, having earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with 18 clusters. As a fighter pilot in Europe, Archer flew 169 combat missions; and returned to combat during the Korean War. After retiring from the Air Force...
|2004_DC_WWII||236||DC -- World War II Memorial|
Quite a few visits.
The memorial opened to the public on April 29, 2004. On May 29, there was a dedication ceremony (which is covered separately).
While I was there on October 18, I ran into William “Barry” Owenby and had a chat with him. He is the project executive for the American Battle Monuments...
|2004_DC_WWI||3||DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial|
|2004_DC_Zoofari_040520||15||DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2004)|
People seen here include Clinton Fields, Tom LaRock and his wife, and Lucy Spelman.
|2004_FL_BellW_HomeAL||1||FL -- Altoona -- Bell Home|
|2004_FL_Correia||4||Personal -- Joe and Lesley Correia|
|2004_FL_EPCOT||22||FL -- Lake Buena Vista -- Disney's EPCOT|
|2004_FL_GuthrieJ_HomeP||9||FL -- Palmetto -- Joan and Al Kollins home|
|2004_FL_LotusphereCS||31||FL -- Lotusphere 2004 (Common Sessions w/Patrick Stewart, Richard Jennings)|
The Opening Session features Patrick Stewart. The Closing Session features stand-up comedian Richard Jennings who was quite funny.
|2004_FL_Lotusphere||49||FL -- Lotusphere 2004 (Regular Sessions)|
|2004_FL_MGM||30||FL -- Lake Buena Vista -- Disney-MGM Theme Park|
|2004_FL_NeumannM_HomeP||11||FL -- Palmetto -- Melvin and Jean Home|
|2004_FL_UniversalS||11||FL -- Orlando -- Universal Orlando Resort -- Universal Studios -- Lotusphere 2004 reception|
|2004_FL_WDW_Hotel||32||FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties|
Properties photographed here include: Pop Culture Resort, the Swan, the Dolphin, and All-Star Sports.
|2004_GA_Bonaventure||21||GA -- Savannah -- Bonaventure Cemetery|
|2004_GA_Forsyth||19||GA -- Savannah -- Forsyth Park|
|2004_GA_Ft_Pulaski||36||GA -- Fort Pulaski Natl Monument|
|2004_GA_Savannah_City_Hall||2||GA -- Savannah -- City Hall|
|2004_GA_Savannah_Historic||31||GA -- Savannah -- Historic District|
|2004_GA_Savannah_River||26||GA -- Savannah -- River Street area|
|2004_GA_Savannah_Squares||18||GA -- Savannah -- Squares|
|2004_GA_Telfair_Academy||2||GA -- Savannah -- Telfair Museum -- Telfair Academy|
|2004_HI_AIM||9||HI -- Honolulu -- Art in Motion by Wayne|
Wayne is a spraypaint artist who says he loves to dance and to paint. Using a variety of kitchen objects (like saucers, cups, etc), he creates unique artwork in about 15 minutes, all synchronized with loud dance music and an entertaining style. I watched the works initially and thought "these are going...
|2004_HI_Arizona||25||HI -- Pearl Harbor -- USS Arizona Memorial|
|2004_HI_Bowfin||8||HI -- Honolulu -- USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park|
This section commemorates the sailors who served in the "silent service". The centerpiece, which I didn't pay to tour, is the USS Bowfin. Commissioned in 1942, this 1,500-ton vessel was actually designed to spend most of its time above water, being able to submerge when it had to. Around the submarine...
|2004_HI_CrittersHI||32||HI -- Critters -- Various on O'ahu, Hawaii|
Several days' worth of animals. Highlighting some: ...
|2004_HI_Diamond_Head||12||HI -- Diamond Head State Monument|
|2004_HI_Hanauma_Bay||21||HI -- Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve|
|2004_HI_Hawaii||64||HI -- O'ahu|
Pictures from (041029) were from the airport (which includes the bathroom signs and the garden) but the others were taken all over the place.
|2004_HI_HLA||14||Work (STAT-USA) -- Hawaii Library Association Conference 2004|
|2004_HI_Honolulu_Cap||18||HI -- Honolulu -- State Capitol|
|2004_HI_Honolulu_Main||14||HI -- Honolulu -- From street level|
|2004_HI_Honolulu_Night||6||HI -- Nighttime vistas from Pu'u Ualaka'a State Wayside|
|2004_HI_Honolulu_Vistas||11||HI -- Honolulu -- Vistas|
Various happenings here: ...
|2004_HI_Horses||9||HI -- Horses and horseback riders|
These were available for rent for tourists. This was Terri's first horseback ride.
|2004_HI_Missouri||29||HI -- Pearl Harbor -- Battleship Missouri Memorial|
|2004_HI_Pali||14||HI -- Nu'uanu Pali State Wayside|
Another beautiful vantage point, this time of the eastern side of the island. From atop a 1,200-foot-high gap, you're blown by high winds that gust through the 2,000-to-3,000 foot-tall cliffs around you. Kamehameha the Great had a decisive victory here in his efforts to unite the island and a sign...
|2004_HI_Pearl_Harbor||4||HI -- Pearl Harbor (excl Arizona, Missouri, and Bowfin)|
|2004_HI_Punchbowl_Main||40||HI -- Natl Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl Cemetery)|
|2004_HI_Punchbowl_Vistas||20||HI -- Natl Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl Cemetery): Vistas|
|2004_HI_Puu||12||HI -- Pu'u Ualaka'a State Wayside|
|2004_HI_St_Andrews||3||HI -- Honolulu -- St. Andrew's Cathedral|
|2004_HI_Surfing||13||HI -- Surfing|
|2004_HI_Turtle_Bay||13||HI -- Turtle Bay Resort|
|2004_HI_UH||6||Work (STAT-USA) -- University of Hawaii STAT-USA training|
While we were in Honolulu, we did a training for members of the Hawaii Library Association, Federal Depository Librarians (including one from Guam), and the University of Hawaii at the Hamilton Library at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. We were given a great deal of support from Gwen Sinclair at the...
|2004_KY_Fayette_DC||2||KY -- Lexington -- Fayette District Court|
|2004_KY_Horse_Pk||8||KY -- Lexington -- Kentucky Horse Park|
|2004_KY_LexingtonKY||2||KY -- Lexington|
|2004_KY_LexingtonKY_HC||13||KY -- Lexington -- History Center (old Fayette County Courthouse)|
|2004_KY_LexingtonKY_LibVw||3||KY -- Lexington -- Lexington Library -- Views from...|
|2004_KY_LexingtonKY_Lib||9||KY -- Lexington -- Public Library|
|2004_KY_Phelan||15||Personal -- Joe and Elaine Phelan|
|2004_KY_Phoenix_Pk||2||KY -- Lexington -- Phoenix Park|
|2004_MD_AFI||7||MD -- Silver Spring -- AFI Silver Theatre|
|2004_MD_AmerInd_CRC||68||MD -- Suitland -- Natl Museum of the American Indian CRC|
|2004_MD_Annapolis_CapBJDK||2||MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Baron Johann de Kalb Statue|
|2004_MD_Annapolis_CapI||6||MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Interior Images|
|2004_MD_Annapolis_CapRT||3||MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Roger B. Taney Sculpture|
|2004_MD_Annapolis_CapTMM||2||MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Thurgood Marshall Memorial|
|2004_MD_Annapolis_Cap||12||MD -- Annapolis -- State Capitol -- Exterior Images|
|2004_MD_Annapolis_Cruise||23||MD -- Annapolis -- Cruise in harbor|
|2004_MD_Antietam_Lower||18||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Lower Bridge (Burnside Bridge/Flank Attack)|
|2004_MD_Antietam_Middle||15||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Middle Bridge (Sunken Road)|
|2004_MD_Antietam_Newcomer||4||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Newcomer Farm|
|2004_MD_Antietam_Upper||10||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Upper Bridge (Woods, Cornfield, Dunker Church, Mumma)|
|2004_MD_ASIM_040522||10||MD -- Autoshow in Motion @ FedEx Field|
This was a fun event. GM sponsors a free event where you can test drive their cars as well as cars from their competitors. I drove some stupid ones (like the Hummer) as well as the newer Saturn cars. The test drives are very short (three or four minutes at a max) and you needed an escort to be in the...
|2004_MD_Assateague||32||MD -- Assateague Island Natl Seashore|
We visited the horses just after a fresh snow fall!
|2004_MD_Baltimore||2||MD -- Baltimore|
|2004_MD_Baltimore_Aquarium||8||MD -- Baltimore -- Natl Aquarium|
|2004_MD_Baltimore_CWM||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Civil War Museum|
|2004_MD_Baltimore_Holocaust||5||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Holocaust|
|2004_MD_Baltimore_Katyn||6||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Katyn|
|2004_MD_Baltimore_PWM||12||MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Public Works Museum|
|2004_MD_Barton||27||MD -- Clara Barton NHS|
|2004_MD_Block_040507||27||MD -- Laurel -- Montpelier Cultural Arts Center -- Tom Block art reception|
This was an opening reception for my neighbor Tom Block's artworks at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. According to the brochure, the painting "are inspired by the spiritual passion of 14th Century mystic, Meister Eckhart. Working on raw, pitted, found wood as a support, the artist views the ensuing...
|2004_MD_Block_Main||14||Neighbors -- Tom Block's family|
Tom and Debbie Block, plus 4-year-old Dahlia and 10-day old Naomi.
|2004_MD_Brookside||280||MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens|
|2004_MD_Constellation||106||MD -- Baltimore -- USS Constellation|
|2004_MD_CrittersMD||55||MD -- Critters -- BC, Monster, cicadas, raccoons, squirrels, and birds|
Various things here, mostly around my house: ...
|2004_MD_Disney_040523||8||AFI -- "Walt Disney Treasures – On The Front Lines" (w/John Canemaker)|
-- John Canemaker and Dave Bossert.
This was my first-ever event at the AFI/Silver theatre which had opened the previous year. The event featured film from the new Walt Disney Treasures disc "On The Front Lines". It included a feature "Victory Through Air Power" and some other smaller...
|2004_MD_Ellicott||4||MD -- Ellicott City and Oella|
These pictures are of an old mill factory which has been turned into antique stores and artist work area.
|2004_MD_FOTHOC_041224||46||Friends of the Homeless on Christmas (package preparation)|
The official write-up of the event written by Victor Block with a preface by Tom Block:
Hi, everybody, here's the recap of this year's FOTHOC event that my Dad wrote up.
I might add a couple of things:
1) This was by far my worst year in terms of passing things out; people didn't want the bags;...
|2004_MD_Fox_Gap||6||MD -- Fox's Gap (Reno Monument, South Mountain)|
|2004_MD_Ft_WashingtonVw||10||MD -- Fort Washington Park -- Views from...|
|2004_MD_Ft_Washington||29||MD -- Fort Washington Park|
|2004_MD_Fury||9||Personal -- Furys on Eva's birthday|
|2004_MD_Gathland||20||MD -- Gathland State Park -- Correspondent's War Arch|
|2004_MD_Glen_Echo||60||MD -- Glen Echo Park|
|2004_MD_GuthrieB_HomeSS_Xmas||2||MD -- Silver Spring -- Bruce Home -- Christmas|
|2004_MD_HamptonNHS||71||MD -- Hampton NHS|
|2004_MD_Harbor||17||MD -- Baltimore -- Inner Harbor|
|2004_MD_Jesup_Blair||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Jesup Blair Park & Blair Mansion|
|2004_MD_Kennedy_Farm||6||MD -- Kennedy Farm (John Brown Raid)|
|2004_MD_Lincoln_Other_040327||22||Abraham Lincoln 2004 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Other|
The Abraham Lincoln Institute hosted its seventh annual symposium featuring "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" at the National Archives facility in College Park. This all-day event featured a number of speakers, good food, and wonderful conversation.
This page of photos consists of pictures from the...
|2004_MD_Lincoln_Speakers_040327||55||Abraham Lincoln 2004 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Speakers|
The Abraham Lincoln Institute hosted its seventh annual symposium featuring "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" at the National Archives facility in College Park. This all-day event featured a number of speakers, good food, and wonderful conversation.
* Brian R Dirck (speaking on "Lincoln the...
|2004_MD_Metro_SS||1||Metro Station -- Silver Spring|
|2004_MD_Mono_Best||6||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Best Farm (incl NJ, UDC, and MD monuments)|
|2004_MD_MSC||18||MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Science Center|
|2004_MD_Music||23||MD -- Annapolis -- Maryland Early Music Festival at Maryland State House|
This was part of a three-day celebration of very early music in Annapolis the weekend we were there. Apparently, a Marylander named Thomas Bacon wrote the first opera penned in the United States (first played in public in 1751). The Towson University Early Music Ensemble played baroque compositions...
|2004_MD_NCF||27||MD -- Piscataway Park / Natl Colonial Farm|
|2004_MD_NOAA||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- NOAA Building|
|2004_MD_Oxon||27||MD -- Oxon Hill Farm Park|
|2004_MD_Patapsco||3||MD -- Patapsco Valley State Park (and Thomas Viaduct)|
|2004_MD_Patuxent||9||MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center|
|2004_MD_Paw_Paw||42||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 155.2 -- Paw Paw Tunnel|
|2004_MD_Pt_LookCem||6||MD -- Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery|
|2004_MD_Pt_Lookout||13||MD -- Point Lookout State Park|
|2004_MD_RenFest_Acts||10||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2004) -- Acts: Other|
Other acts including:
The Bloody Drama: Bob Garman, Jack Reda, Steve Heaton, Scott Grossman. We dare you to come and see our interactive comedy show. There are four different Bloody Dramas. One is totally improvised.
Shakespeare's Skum: Carolyn Spedden, director & writer; Liz Demery, Stephon Walker,...
|2004_MD_RenFest_Barto||12||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2004) -- Acts: Barto The Human Pretzel|
Barto The Human Pretzel:
Bart Van Dyck - Theatre Gili Gili, Inc. Barto is a comic fool who hangs his show on a slack rope and entraps his audiences with spellbinding contortionist routines. A gentle, crazed character, his show is a unique event that stirs the audience with its clowning antics and...
|2004_MD_RenFest_Fox||13||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2004) -- Acts: Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire|
Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire
John Fox. With sword swallowing, magic and a quick wit, the legendary Johnny Fox has thrilled audiences around the world and entertained at the Maryland Festival for more than 20 seasons.
|2004_MD_RenFest_Hilby||2||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2004) -- Acts: Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy|
Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy
Michael Hilby. Best described as a show without boundaries, Hilby is the living proof that being German doesn’t mean you can’t be funny. Hilby is an expert in juggling all sorts of objects and subjects. He also is amazing in countless circus and variety skills such...
|2004_MD_RenFest_Joust||18||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2004) -- Acts: Joust Area (The Free Lancers)|
The Free Lancers
Jousters. In the Middle Ages a "lance" was a group of soldiers consisting of a knight, his squire, a valet and twelve men at arms. If a knight’s lord was to die or if the knight had not sworn fealty to a lord, then he and his followers were called a "free lance" and entitled to be...
|2004_MD_RenFest_Misc||23||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2004) -- Miscellaneous|
|2004_MD_Shaara_041109||3||Barnes & Noble -- Jeff Shaara ("To The Last Man")|
Jeff was promoting his latest book, "To the Last Man", a novel about World War I. He also talked about some of his other books and his father, Michael, who 30 years before wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning "The Killer Angels" which became the movie "Gettysburg".
|2004_MD_Shot_Tower||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Phoenix Shot Tower|
|2004_MD_Sligo||4||MD -- Sligo Creek Park|
|2004_MD_SSL||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)|
|2004_MD_SSprung||67||MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (bound: Colesville Rd., Fenton St., Wayne Ave., Georgia Ave.)|
|2004_MD_SSV||70||MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from various parking lots|
Various trips for vantage point views of the city: ...
|2004_MD_SS_1stBaptist||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- First Baptist Church development (block: Wayne Ave. Fenton St., Bonifant St.)|
|2004_MD_SS_Acorn||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Acorn Park|
|2004_MD_SS_Art_PRH||4||MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Penguin Rush Hour (mural by Sally Callmer) @ Silver Spring Metro station|
|2004_MD_SS_BDE||3||MD -- Silver Spring -- Business Section (East of Metro Line)|
|2004_MD_SS_Bonifant||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Bonifant Street (not covered elsewhere)|
|2004_MD_SS_Courtyard||3||MD -- Silver Spring -- Marriott Courtyard Downtown (8506 Fenton St.)|
|2004_MD_SS_Crescent||3||MD -- Silver Spring -- Crescent development (930 Wayne Ave)|
|2004_MD_SS_EastWest||13||MD -- Silver Spring -- East West Highway|
|2004_MD_SS_Georgia||2||MD -- Silver Spring -- Georgia Avenue|
|2004_MD_SS_Loft24||10||MD -- Silver Spring -- Loft 24 apartments (8310 Fenton St.)|
|2004_MD_SS_Res||3||MD -- Silver Spring -- Residential section|
|2004_MD_SS_Wayne||3||MD -- Silver Spring -- Wayne Ave|
|2004_MD_St_Anne||15||MD -- Annapolis -- St Anne's Parish|
|2004_MD_St_Marys_City||29||MD -- St. Mary's City|
|2004_MD_Taney||12||MD -- Baltimore -- Coast Guard Cutter Taney (Baltimore Maritime Museum)|
|2004_MD_Torsk||22||MD -- Baltimore -- Submarine Torsk (Baltimore Maritime Museum)|
|2004_MD_TOWG||10||MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)|
|2004_MD_TOWVw||45||MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World -- Views from...|
|2004_MD_Wash_Mon_Boonsboro||6||MD -- Boonsboro -- Washington Monument|
|2004_MD_Wye||7||MD -- Wye Mills -- Wye Grist Mill and Wye Oak (remains)|
|2004_MI_GuthrieK_HomeWLP||14||MI -- Whitmore Lake -- Kevin Guthrie Home -- People|
Post-reunion get-together at Kevin's w/Brian and Mandy and the kids and Margot
|2004_MI_GuthrieK_HomeWL||18||MI -- Whitmore Lake -- Kevin Guthrie Home -- Things|
Post-reunion get-together at Kevin's
|2004_MI_ReunionMI||92||Family -- Reunion of Neumann clan -- People|
|2004_MI_ReunionMI_Pl||18||Family -- Reunion of Neumann clan -- Places|
|2004_NC_Aville_Grove_Park||19||NC -- Asheville -- Grove Park Inn|
|2004_NC_Biltmore_Gardens||21||NC -- Asheville -- Biltmore Estate -- Gardens|
|2004_NC_Biltmore_Home||54||NC -- Asheville -- Biltmore Estate -- Mansion (Exterior)|
|2004_NC_Biltmore_Other||8||NC -- Asheville -- Biltmore Estate -- Other|
|2004_NC_CrittersNC||4||NC -- Critters -- Birds at Dad and Dixie's|
|2004_NC_GuthrieG_HomeBR||7||NC -- Asheville -- Glenn and Dixie Guthrie home @ Beaverdam Run (1995-2005)|
These were taken during the furniture trip, where Margot and I went down to pick up furniture for my living room.
|2004_NC_GuthrieG_HomeGV||3||NC -- Asheville -- Glenn and Dixie Guthrie home @ Givens Estates (2005-)|
Dad and Dixie's next place was still under construction when he took me by to see it.
|2004_NY_North_Shore||10||NY -- North Shore of Long Island|
|2004_NY_Sagamore_Hill||25||NY -- Sagamore Hill NHS|
|2004_NY_Youngs_Cemetery||12||NY -- Youngs Memorial Cemetery|
Youngs Memorial Cemetery was first set aside as a burial ground in 1658, then was incorporated in 1900. It includes the remains of Teddy Roosevelt and a number of his descendants.
|2004_NY_Young||38||Personal -- Guy and Anne Young's household for Thanksgiving|
|2004_SCO_Auchterarder||12||Scotland -- Auchterarder|
|2004_SCO_Castle||16||Scotland -- Blair Castle|
|2004_SCO_Costco_Edinburgh||1||Scotland -- Costco @ Edinburgh|
|2004_SCO_Drive||32||Scotland -- Country drive|
There are a couple of days' worth of driving here
|2004_SCO_Edinburgh||105||Scotland -- Edinburgh|
|2004_SCO_GE||66||Scotland -- Gleneagles Resort -- Various pictures|
|2004_SCO_Pook||31||Personal -- Graeme Pook and family (Scotland)|
|2004_SC_Charleston_Aquarium||17||SC -- Charleston -- South Carolina Aquarium|
|2004_SC_Charleston_Battery||65||SC -- Charleston -- West Point Gardens (Battery Park) and nearby homes|
|2004_SC_Charleston_Harbor||3||SC -- Charleston -- Harbor and coastal views|
|2004_SC_Ft_Sumter||25||SC -- Charleston -- Fort Sumter Natl Monument|
|2004_SC_Ft_Sumter_Boat||19||SC -- Charleston -- Fort Sumter Natl Monument -- Boatride to...|
|2004_SC_Harbour_Town||21||SC -- Hilton Head -- Harbour Town and sunset cruise|
|2004_SC_Hilton_Beach||27||SC -- Hilton Head -- Beach|
Hilton Head, which measures 12 miles in length and up to 5 miles wise, is the largest island between New Jersey and Florida. It is named for Captain William Hilton who described it in 1663. During the Civil War, it was occupied by Union forces who used to island to shut down Confederate ports. In 1956,...
|2004_SC_Santee_Canal||14||SC -- Moncks Corner -- Old Santee Canal Park|
|2004_SC_Sheldon||19||SC -- Old Sheldon Church Ruins|
|2004_SC_TimeshareSC||8||Personal -- Timeshare in Hilton Head, SC|
Palmetto Dunes resort -- 5/9/2004 to 5/15/2004
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_040610||72||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- Performers at Riverfront Day 1|
Performers pictured in this segment: Jo Dee Messina, Brian McComas, Lee Greenwood, Jessi Alexander, Andy Griggs, Joe Diffie, Daniel Lee Martin, the Oak Ridge Boys, Jolie Edwards, the Wilkinsons, Jeff Bates, Sherie Austin, Ty Herndon, Tanya Tucker, King Wilkie, and Eric Heatherly.
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_040611||56||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- Performers at Riverfront Day 2|
Performers pictured in this segment: Neal McCoy, Sugarland, Suzy Bogguss, Colt Prather, Pajama Party (Michelle Wright, Deborah Allen, and the Kinleys), Dan and Jim Seals, Steve Azar, Lynn Anderson (with husband Mentor Williams), Scotty Emerick, and Trent Willmon.
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_040612||31||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- Performers at Riverfront Day 3|
Performers pictured in this segment: The Players, Thom Bresh, Lane Brody, Lila McCann, Lane Turner, Mel Tillis, Mel McDaniel, Royal Wade Kimes, Gretchen Wilson, and Jamie O'Neal (she got to do a song or two before the thunder storms closed her out).
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_040613||72||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- Performers at Riverfront Day 4|
Performers pictured in this segment: Stonewall Jackson, Jimmy Fortune, Bellamy Brothers, John Berry, J Michael Harter, Mountain Heart, BR549, Sisters Wade. A songwriting award was given to Brian Winter, his song was sung by Christopher Wayne Morris, and CMA head Ed Benson announced some other awards....
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_Auto||122||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- Autograph Area|
Performers pictured in this segment: ...
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_General||34||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- General|
|2004_TN_Fan_Fair_Night||102||TN -- Nashville -- CMA Music Festival 2004 -- Performers at Coliseum|
Performers pictured in this segment: ...
|2004_TN_Ft_DonelsonNC||10||TN -- Fort Donelson Natl Battlefield -- Natl Cemetery|
|2004_TN_Ft_DonelsonVC||2||TN -- Fort Donelson Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center|
|2004_TN_Ft_Donelson||18||TN -- Fort Donelson Natl Battlefield|
|2004_TN_Ft_Donelson_Dover||8||TN -- Fort Donelson Natl Battlefield -- Dover|
|2004_TN_Nashville||31||TN -- Nashville -- Miscellaneous|
Pictures include a view of the city as the storm comes rolling in.
|2004_TN_Nashville_Cap||33||TN -- Nashville -- State Capitol|
|2004_TN_Opryland||21||TN -- Nashville -- Gaylord Opryland|
|2004_TN_Ryman||8||TN -- Nashville -- Ryman Auditorium|
|2004_TN_SLA||60||Work (STAT-USA) -- Special Libraries Association 2004 conference in Nashville, TN|
The Special Libraries Association 2004 meeting was held in the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville Tennessee. It's an annual convention of special libraries -- including corporate and niche ones -- that STAT-USA had a booth at. It was my first conference in... well, forever!
|2004_VA_Aldie||5||VA -- Aldie -- Aldie Mill and 1st Mass Memorial|
|2004_VA_Balls_Bluff||12||VA -- Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park|
|2004_VA_Barry_040915||11||Olsson's -- Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ("Peter and the Starcatchers")|
Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson together: does it get any better? Join us as they read from their fast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure novel, "Peter and the Starcatchers," a 'prequel' to Peter Pan. Young orphan Peter and his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They...
|2004_VA_Blue_Moon||25||Personal -- Blue Moon Diner in Charlottesville|
|2004_VA_Buchanan_040913||3||Olsson's -- Patrick Buchanan ("Where the Right Went Wrong")|
Patrick Buchanan, senior advisor to three former American presidents and candidate for President three times discusses his new book. "Where the Right Went Wrong: How Neoconservatives Subverted the Reagan Revolution and Hijacked the Bush Presidency," in which Buchanan claims the Bush Administration and...
|2004_VA_Charlottesville_LC||2||VA -- Charlottesville -- Lewis and Clark Memorial(s)|
|2004_VA_Charlottesville_PM||4||VA -- Charlottesville -- Pedestrian Mall|
|2004_VA_Cokie_040526||7||Rosslyn Ren -- Cokie Roberts ("Founding Mothers")|
From the event description: Cokie Roberts, co-anchor of the ABC news program "This Week" and an ABC special correspondent covering politics, Congress, and public policy discusses her new book, "Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation, as part of the Rosslyn Renaissance Rooms With a View...
|2004_VA_CRC||27||VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)|
|2004_VA_CrittersVA||1||VA -- Critters -- Margot's cat|
|2004_VA_DCA||11||VA -- National Airport (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) (DCA)|
|2004_VA_DCA_History||20||VA -- National Airport (DCA) -- Exhibit: History Gallery|
|2004_VA_Delaplane||7||VA -- Delaplane|
|2004_VA_FlightP||4||Personal -- Margot Lebow's friends along the flight to Manchester and back again|
|2004_VA_FONZ_CF_041003||25||VA -- FONZ Autumn Conservation Festival (2004) @ Conservation Research Center (CRC)|
|2004_VA_FONZ_CF_Cav_041003||19||VA -- FONZ Autumn Conservation Festival (2004) @ Conservaton Research Center (CRC) -- Cavalry Reenactment|
|2004_VA_Goose_Creek||2||VA -- Goose Creek Stone Bridge|
|2004_VA_Gore_040914||4||Olsson's -- Kristin Gore ("Sammy's Hill")|
Emmy-nominated comedy writer Kristin Gore, daughter of Al and Tipper Gore, is best known for her work as a writer on television shows such as Saturday Night Live and the Fox animated series Futurama. She reads from her fun, fast-paced debut novel, "Sammy's Hill," about the likeable, idealistic Samantha...
|2004_VA_Great_FallsVA||42||VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park|
|2004_VA_Hamiltons||5||VA -- Charlottesville -- Hamilton's Restaurant|
|2004_VA_Kernstown||6||VA -- Kernstown|
|2004_VA_Lee_041206||8||Olsson's -- Alan Lee ("Lord of the Rings")|
Celebrate fifty years of "The Lord of The Rings" with illustrator Alan Lee. Renowned illustrator of J.R.R. Tolkien's books and Academy Award-winning conceptual designer of "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, Alan Lee presents his illustrated "The Lord of the Rings" books by J.R.R. Tolkien. This fall...
|2004_VA_Margot||56||Personal -- Margot Lebow, Gigi, etc|
Pictures here include a number of things: ...
|2004_VA_Mark||25||Personal -- Mark and Amy visits|
Three visits here: ...
|2004_VA_Marlo_041119||3||Olsson's -- Marlo Thomas ("Thanks & Giving")|
Marlo Thomas: Meet the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning actor and author Marlo Thomas in a special bookstore appearance. Creator of the best-selling classic, "Free To Be...You and Me," Marlo Thomas has once again produced a joyful volume for children and the grown-ups in their lives. "Thanks & Giving:...
|2004_VA_Mt_Zion||4||VA -- Aldie -- Mt. Zion Church|
|2004_VA_Plains||3||VA -- The Plains|
|2004_VA_Ralph_040215||39||Personal -- Ralph's 49th birthday party|
|2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg||11||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building|
|2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases||13||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases|
|2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Close||8||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Close Encounters Mother Ship Model|
|2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Main||199||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar|
|2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Space||25||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar|
|2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower||5||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower|
|2004_VA_Skyline||16||VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)|
|2004_VA_St_Clair_040522||86||Personal -- Tom and Elaine St Clair's going-away event|
|2004_VA_Thompsons||29||Personal -- Richard Thompson's family|
A few meetings here: ...
|2004_VA_Thoroughfare||8||VA -- Thoroughfare Gap -- Chapman's Mill|
|2004_VA_Winch_SMP||5||VA -- Winchester -- Shenandoah Memorial Park|
Fall colors and Patsy Cline's grave
|2004_VA_Wolf_Trap||14||VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts|
Two events here: ...
|2004_WV_Harpers_Church||10||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Churches (Some Private)|
|2004_WV_Harpers_Ext||31||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exterior Shots|
|2004_WV_Harpers_HHouse||3||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exhibit: Harper House|
|2004_WV_Harpers_JeffR||6||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Jefferson Rock|
|2004_WV_Harpers_Tavern||1||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exhibit: White Hall Tavern|
|2004_XX_Flight||145||Flights (Various) 2004|
Included here are: ...
|2004_XX_Sunset||20||Nature -- Sunset|
Some sunset shots from:
* My office window at main Commerce
* Harbour Town, SC
* Nashville, TN