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2002_CA_WB3CA -- Burbank -- Warner Brothers Studio
While some would consider that I have a morbid interest in cemeteries (personally, I love the histories of the people buried there, the frequent beauty of the places, and the fact that they're easy to photograph), I entered this cemetery almost by accident. I had gotten lost in LA and found myself...
2004_CA_Ventura12CA -- Ventura
2000_Can_Alberta4Canada -- Alberta -- just across the border
This was a weird experience. While I was at Glacier, I popped over into Canada (Alberta) just to say I'd been there. The Canadian customs guy was friendly enough. I drove across the border, stopped 200 feet into it, took some pictures, and came back. It was the American customs guys who were tough. Two...
2007_CRI_Baldi19Costa Rica -- La Fortuna -- Baldi Hot Springs
2007_CRI_Calypso_Beach43Costa Rica -- Tortuga Island -- Calypso Cruise Beach
2008_DC_Santa4DC -- Constitution Avenue -- Santa Clauses make an appearance
2019_DC_DowntownDC_Signs12DC -- DowntownDC lamp post signs
I had never noticed that the images were photo mosaics.
2021_DC_Signs_Biden40DC -- Event: Placards up for Biden-Harris Inauguration @ National Mall
2002_DC_Crossfire24DC -- GWU -- "Crossfire" filming
This show is filmed at George Washington University every weekday night. I attended a number of shows, originally to see what it was like and then to see who was on. Unfortunately, you're not allowed to actually film during broadcasting so all of the shots I have are before or after. BTW, some of the...
2021_DC_Homeless_Clothes14DC -- Handing out clothes to the homeless
2012_DC_ISS_120912161DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois State Society Cordially Invites You To Attend A Reception At The Embassy Of The Republic Of Lithuania

Program:
* Minister Plenipotentiary Rolandas Kacinskas (welcoming remarks)
* Deanna Howes (singing in Lithuanian, Lietuva, Tevyne music)
* Rod Ross (speaking on "Illinois and...
2016_DC_ISS_161203101DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois Statue Society joins in welcoming you to a reception at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania.
An evening hosted by His Excellency Rolandas Krisciunas
Illinois Statehood Day at the Lithuanian Embassy.
Program:
* Welcome: Terry T. Campo, President, Illinois State Society
* Keynote...
2007_DC_Wojnowski2DC -- John Wojnowski
2008_DC_Wojnowski1DC -- John Wojnowski
2014_DC_Free_LibraryDC1DC -- Little Free Library
2020_DC_Free_LibraryDC30DC -- Little Free Library
2021_06_05B5_Free_LibraryDC2DC -- Little Free Library
2021_07_28B2_Free_LibraryDC11DC -- Little Free Library
2021_07_31A3_Free_LibraryDC7DC -- Little Free Library
2021_DC_Free_LibraryDC23DC -- Little Free Library
2021_DC_CrimeEye31DC -- Natl Mall area -- CrimeEye surveillance devices
2009_DC_Theater2DC -- Natl Theater -- Some folks outside of the National Theater who needed their pictures taken
2007_DC_Passport2DC -- Passport line
Passport delay hitting travelers
By JOE LaFURGEY

GRAND RAPIDS -- Getting people from point A to point B used to be a pretty simple task for travel agents like Sarah Prekel.

A corporate travel agent with Activa Travel in Cascade Township, she's been getting a number of frantic calls from...
2007_DC_POB_Droid6DC -- Post Office Box -- Droid R2-D2
Droid R2-D2 to Collect Mail
Mar 15th, 2007 - 12:25pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thirty years ago, in theaters near and far, far away, a movie opened the imaginations of millions, combining the magics of mythology and special effects to launch the "Star Wars" phenomenon.

A star of those films -- the brave...
2014_DC_POB_Spongebob5DC -- Post Office Box -- Spongebob Squarepants
2010_DC_Sleeper2DC -- Sleeper on the train
2009_DC_TSNY40DC -- Southeast -- Navy Yard -- Trapeze School New York (TSNY)
2010_DC_TSNY29DC -- Southeast -- Navy Yard -- Trapeze School New York (TSNY)
Now located near The Yards.
2007_DC_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2009_DC_Signs22DC -- Temporary Signs
2010_DC_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2011_DC_Signs7DC -- Temporary Signs
There was a whacko religious group that prophesied that the earth would end on May 21. Whoops... Afterward, they claimed there were false prophets and the actual demise of the earth would be on, oh, let's say October 21 instead. You have to wonder about folks like this.

From their site at...
2015_DC_Signs3DC -- Temporary Signs
2016_DC_Signs31DC -- Temporary Signs
2017_DC_Signs42DC -- Temporary Signs
2018_DC_Signs52DC -- Temporary Signs
Including Facebook disclaimers and Reject Kavanagh signs near the Capitol.
2019_DC_Signs173DC -- Temporary Signs
Including an Impeach Trump truck.
2020_DC_Signs348DC -- Temporary Signs
Various including:
* The "Trump Lied. People Died" truck.
2021_06_05B3_Signs6DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_06_06B5_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_06_17B2_Signs4DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_06_18A2_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_06_20A2_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_05A2_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_11A1_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_18A1_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_19A1_Signs9DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_28B1_Signs13DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_30A1_Signs15DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_31A1_Signs6DC -- Temporary Signs
2021_08_02A_Signs4DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_04A2_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_15A1_Signs6DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_21A1_Signs3DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_22A1_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_28A1_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_29A_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_06A2_Signs6DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_10A_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_12A2_Signs8DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_13A1_Signs5DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_14A1_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_19B2_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_24A1_Signs3DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_25A2_Signs11DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_29A4_Signs9DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_30A1_Signs14DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_10_05B1_Signs4DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_DC_Signs273DC -- Temporary Signs
2020_DC_Signs_BLM173DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM
2021_DC_Signs_BLM7DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM
2020_DC_Signs19134DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2021_06_05H1_Signs191DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2021_06_06B3_Signs192DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2021_07_05A7_Signs191DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2021_08_04A1_Signs191DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19 (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_14A1_Signs191DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19 (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_25A3_Signs191DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19 (Partially reviewed)
2021_DC_Signs1933DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2021_DC_Signs_Statehood63DC -- Temporary Signs -- DC statehood signs by Capitol
2011_DC_Tibetan_Market15DC -- Tibetan Market by the Reynolds Center
This was set up near the Verizon Center for participants in the Dalai Lama weeklong event.
2021_DC_Losers_Signs115DC -- Trump Losers Revolt -- Temporary Signs
2003_DC_VOA20DC -- Voice of America
2015_DC_VOA_Murals51DC -- Voice of America -- Murals Tour
2005_FL_Linger17FL -- Bradenton -- Linger Lodge (w/Mom)
2005_FL_WDW_Hotel54FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties
2003_ID_Twin_Falls19ID -- Twin Falls
Frankly, I really hadn't expected to see anything in Twin Falls other than a Costco. But as I drove over a bridge, I saw the gorge of the Snake River and was suddenly impressed. Steep cliffs were on either side of a beautiful valley. The next morning, I went down to Centennial Park and passed a...
2019_MA_Boston_Signs12MA -- Boston -- Temporary Signs
2019_MD_Ouija6MD -- Baltimore -- Ouija 7-Eleven
Ouija 7-Eleven
This simple convenience store sits on the location where the Ouija board was named and has the plaque to prove it.
Baltimore, Maryland, is a self-described “City of Firsts,” and one of the most esoteric of these pioneering actions is the naming of the classic occult game the Ouija...
2011_MD_Parking6MD -- Baltimore -- Parking violation documentation
I went back to the spot where my car was towed in August trying to figure out why they had denied my appeal The car was towed on a Saturday in a place which clearly allowed parking on weekends. The block south prohibited parking during sporting games but not the block I was in. I thought maybe they...
2019_DC_Baltimore_Signs3MD -- Baltimore -- Signs
2010_MD_BethCCX4MD -- Bethesda -- Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Some people who were around the Small Press Expo were in need of a photograph so....
2007_MD_Sala_Thai2MD -- Bethesda -- Sala Thai Restaurant -- Birthday folks
2020_MD_Boundary_East11MD -- Boundary Stone East (Capitol Heights, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE13MD -- Boundary Stone NE1 (Silver Spring, MD)
2015_MD_Boundary_NE26MD -- Boundary Stone NE2 (Takoma Park, MD)
2019_MD_Boundary_NE29MD -- Boundary Stone NE2 (Takoma Park, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE27MD -- Boundary Stone NE2 (Takoma Park, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE312MD -- Boundary Stone NE3 (Takoma Park, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE48MD -- Boundary Stone NE4 (Chillum, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE510MD -- Boundary Stone NE5 (Mt. Rainier, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE69MD -- Boundary Stone NE6 (Mt. Rainier, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE711MD -- Boundary Stone NE7 (Ft. Lincoln Cemetery)
2020_MD_Boundary_NE94MD -- Boundary Stone NE9 (Fairmount Heights, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_North13MD -- Boundary Stone North (Silver Spring, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NW68MD -- Boundary Stone NW6 (Friendship Heights, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NW73MD -- Boundary Stone NW7 (Chevy Chase, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_NW82MD -- Boundary Stone NW8 (Chevy Chase, MD)
This one's apparently in someone's driveway and I wasn't rude enough to try to see it.
2020_MD_Boundary_SE18MD -- Boundary Stone SE1 (Capitol Heights, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_SE25MD -- Boundary Stone SE2 (Capitol Heights, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_SE38MD -- Boundary Stone SE3 (Hillcrest Heights, MD)
2014_MD_Boundary_SE53MD -- Boundary Stone SE5 (Southern Avenue Metro Station)
2020_MD_Boundary_SE56MD -- Boundary Stone SE5 (Southern Avenue Metro Station)
2020_MD_Boundary_SE67MD -- Boundary Stone SE6 (Oxon Hill, MD)
2020_MD_Boundary_SE75MD -- Boundary Stone SE7 (Oxon Hill, MD)
2016_MD_Free_LibraryMD5MD -- Little Free Library
2020_MD_Free_LibraryMD12MD -- Little Free Library
2021_08_08A3_Free_LibraryMD4MD -- Little Free Library
Little Free Library in Baltimore @ Wyman Park Dell (Partially reviewed)
2021_MD_Free_LibraryMD3MD -- Little Free Library
2019_MD_SignsMD6MD -- Temporary Signs
2020_MD_SignsMD99MD -- Temporary Signs
2021_06_30B2_SignsMD2MD -- Temporary Signs
2021_07_30A3_SignsMD1MD -- Temporary Signs
2021_08_08A1_SignsMD8MD -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_MD_SignsMD32MD -- Temporary Signs
2020_MD_SignsMD_BLM15MD -- Temporary Signs -- BLM
FBI posters to track down Lafayette Park and break-in suspects.
2020_MD_SignsMD1920MD -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
In the Silver Spring area, the three most popular languages are: English, Spanish, and Amharic (Ethiopian language). So the Covid-19 signs appear in all three languages.
2021_09_09A_SignsMD196MD -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19 (Partially reviewed)
2021_MD_SignsMD192MD -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2020_MD_SignsMD_Census10MD -- Temporary Signs -- Decennial Census
The COVID-19 pandemic and the child president's attempt to weaponize the census against undocumented residents caused huge problems for the decennial census.
2008_MD_Voting5MD -- Voting -- 2008 Election day
Barack Obama day. These pictures were taken while waiting in line for 90 minutes to vote at my polling place. Because of the long queue, I ended up in parts of the school that I'd never seen before!
2012_MD_Voting15MD -- Voting -- 2012 Campaign placards @ Veterans Plaza
This was the early voting area after the last day of early voting had ended. Montgomery County heavily favors Obama so there weren't many presidential placards but the propositions and referenda were a different issue. Most of the money was being spent on proposition 7, which would allow expanded...
2014_MD_Voting7MD -- Voting -- 2014 Midterm placards and Martin O'Malley
Primary placards @ Veterans Plaza.
Also, Martin O'Malley campaigning at the Silver Spring Metro for Anthony Brown who lost the race for Maryland governor.
2016_MD_Voting12MD -- Voting -- 2016 Early voting @ Veterans Plaza
The thought of armed Trump supporters trying to keep "fraudulent" voters away from the polls made me vote early again this year. What a relief that they do this! Maryland was back to paper ballots which was awkward. And I didn't realize they didn't have a straight-ticket option.
2018_MD_Voting12MD -- Voting -- 2018 Signs, Jamie Raskin, Nancy Floreen
Including different days with Jamie Raskin and Nancy Floreen by the Silver Spring Metro.
2020_MD_Voting136MD -- Voting -- 2020 Primary and early voting in Silver Spring, Maryland
Multiple days:
* May 27 and June 2: The primary was originally scheduled for April 28 but, since Republicans weren't in charge of both houses of the state house, it was decided that saving lives was more important than doing some special election like they did in Wisconsin. Accordingly, the primary...
2001_ME_Kennebunkport3ME -- Kennebunkport
This is where George Bush has a summer residence for his clan. I didn't see it. I thought it would be interesting to see what it was like. Pretty shore. Crowded streets. I see enough tourists in DC. I took a couple of pictures and went on my way.
2018_NY_NYC_Monroe_Grate3NY -- NYC -- Marilyn Monroe's Subway Grate (Lexington Avenue and 52nd St.)
2000_NY_NYC_Signs1NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs
2008_NY_NYC_Signs1NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs
2016_NY_NYC_Signs9NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs
2017_NY_NYC_Signs2NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs
2018_NY_NYC_Signs12NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs
Kman and others.
2019_NY_NYC_Signs35NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs
2000_NY_Times_Square8NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2002_NY_Times_Square7NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2003_NY_Times_Square19NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2008_NY_Times_Square34NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2016_NY_Times_Square39NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2018_NY_Times_Square60NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2019_NY_Times_Square19NY -- NYC -- Times Square
2010_MD_Parking4Personal -- Baltimore parking violation documentation
Why are there pictures of a parking sign here? Because while I was at the Baltimore Comic-Con, my car was towed. It was a Saturday and there were no weekend restrictions as these signs attest but the city took it anyway. (The signs a block south of where I was said there was no parking during stadium...
1993_GA_TimeshareGA2Personal -- Timeshare in Ellijay, GA
Melissa and Paul Kent met up with me and then dropped me off at the timeshare. I had thought they'd be there for the week (with their car) but nope. So I was left basically with nothing to do for a week.
2006_GA_TimeshareGA10Personal -- Timeshare in Ellijay, GA
1999_VA_TimeshareVA2Personal -- Timeshare in Gordonsville, VA
Shenandoah Crossing Resort & CC -- 11/19/1999 to 11/26/1999
2004_SC_TimeshareSC8Personal -- Timeshare in Hilton Head, SC
Palmetto Dunes resort -- 5/9/2004 to 5/15/2004
2007_CRI_TimeshareCRI8Personal -- Timeshare in San Jose, Costa Rica (Villa Palmas)
The unit was interesting. I have to admit, I like air conditioning but after awhile you got used to it. I was glad the electricity was standard for us -- San Jose was one of the first cities to get electricity.
I don't think I could ever get used to the razor wire and bars around the place. I...
2003_UT_TimeshareUT6Personal -- Timeshare in Snowbird, UT
I had a timeshare for the week at Iron Blosam Resort in Snowbird, Utah. These pictures are from around that area, including the town of Sandy and looking out on nearby Salt Lake City. The pictures from (030521) are smog. In reality, there's a fair amount of smog in Salt Lake City. With the tall...
1989_VA_TimeshareVA6Personal -- Timeshare in Williamsburg, VA
With Michelle doing the Vanna White thing introducing each room.
2005_VA_TimeshareVA11Personal -- Timeshare in Williamsburg, VA
Fairfield Resort Patriots Place -- 9/26/2005 to 10/2/2005
2004_SC_Harbour_Town20SC -- Hilton Head -- Harbour Town and sunset cruise
1988_MD_Unknown3Unknown
Various years.
1998_VA_Jones_Pt4VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia
2000_VA_Jones_Pt4VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia
2010_VA_Jones_Pt9VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia
I hadn't been to Jones Point in ten years, which was before the new Wilson Bridge constructed began. It was time to return.
2014_VA_Jones_Pt88VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia
2020_VA_Jones_Pt88VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia
2000_VA_Boundary_South1VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)
2010_VA_Boundary_South6VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)
2014_VA_Boundary_South10VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)
2020_VA_Boundary_South10VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW15VA -- Boundary Stone SW1 (Alexandria)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW26VA -- Boundary Stone SW2 (Alexandria)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW37VA -- Boundary Stone SW3 (First Baptist Church, Alexandria)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW46VA -- Boundary Stone SW4 (Arlington)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW55VA -- Boundary Stone SW5 (Arlington)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW64VA -- Boundary Stone SW6 (Bailey's Crossroads)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW76VA -- Boundary Stone SW7 (Arlington)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW85VA -- Boundary Stone SW8 (Arlington)
2020_VA_Boundary_SW910VA -- Boundary Stone SW9 (Benjamin Banneker Park)
2020_VA_Boundary_West11VA -- Boundary Stone West (Andrew Ellicott Park)
2021_09_05D2_Free_LibraryVA4VA -- Little Free Library (Partially reviewed)
2021_VA_Free_LibraryVA3VA -- Little Free Library
2021_VA_BP_Gas3VA -- Raphine -- BP Gas station (mitts)
2020_VA_Richmond_Signs3VA -- Richmond -- Signs
2020_VA_SignsVA1VA -- Temporary Signs
2021_09_05D5_SignsVA1VA -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)
2021_VA_SignsVA195VA -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19
2001_VT_MBR13VT -- Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP
2002_WA_Port_Townsend4WA -- Port Townsend
2001_WI_Delavan6WI -- Delavan -- Circus Capital
According to the sign, Delavan Wisconsin was the "19th Century Circus Capitol of the Nation". It says,

Between 1878-1894, Delavan was home to 26 different circus companies. The Mabie Brothers US Olympic Circus, then the largest in America, arrived here in 1847, to become the first circus to...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2021_09_25D3_LOC_Geppi112DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Geppi Gems
Geppi Gems September 21, 2021-ongoing COMIC BOOKS have permeated almost every popular entertainment medium in the United States. When Stephen A. Geppi opened the Geppi Entertainment Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2006, he sought to show how comic books—much like newspapers, television, motion pic... (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_14B1_Trumka250AFL-CIO Headquarters -- Event: Richard Trumka in Repose at AFL-CIO Headquarters
Richard Trumka to Lie in Repose at AFL-CIO Headquarters On Saturday, Aug. 14, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET, Richard Trumka’s family is giving the public the opportunity to pay their respects to the labor legend who passed away on Aug. 5. He is making one last trip to the House of Labor, a place an... (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_10B1_Come_From_Away190DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: "Come From Away" performance
Join us at the Lincoln Memorial for a one-of-a kind free concert performance of the musical Come From Away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Lawn seating is available on either side of the Reflecting Pool on a first-come basis. Members of the Broadway and national touring companies of Come... (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_17B2_In_America2OC268DC -- Event: In America: Remember (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg) -- Opening Ceremony
In America: Remember Opening Ceremony Prelude: The String Queens Host: Dana Bash, CNN anchor & chief political correspondent Welcome: Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, Artist & Creator In America: Remember Lift Every Voice: Jason Max Ferdinand Singers, arrangement by Roland Carter Remarks: Deb Haaland, S... (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_15C1_In_America2226DC -- Event: In America: Remember (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg) (Visit 02) (Partially reviewed)


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