|2002_CA_WB||3||CA -- 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_Ventura||12||CA -- Ventura|
|2000_Can_Alberta||4||Canada -- 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....
|2007_CRI_Baldi||19||Costa Rica -- La Fortuna -- Baldi Hot Springs|
|2007_CRI_Calypso_Beach||43||Costa Rica -- Tortuga Island -- Calypso Cruise Beach|
|2008_DC_Santa||4||DC -- Constitution Avenue -- Santa Clauses make an appearance|
|2019_DC_DowntownDC_Signs||12||DC -- DowntownDC lamp post signs|
I had never noticed that the images were photo mosaics.
|2002_DC_Crossfire||24||DC -- 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...
|2012_DC_ISS_120912||161||DC -- 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
* Minister Plenipotentiary Rolandas Kacinskas (welcoming remarks)
* Deanna Howes (singing in Lithuanian, Lietuva, Tevyne music)
* Rod Ross (speaking on "Illinois and...
|2016_DC_ISS_161203||101||DC -- 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.
* Welcome: Terry T. Campo, President, Illinois State Society
|2007_DC_Wojnowski||2||DC -- John Wojnowski|
|2008_DC_Wojnowski||1||DC -- John Wojnowski|
|2014_DC_Free_LibraryDC||1||DC -- Little Free Library|
|2020_DC_Free_LibraryDC||30||DC -- Little Free Library|
|2009_DC_Theater||2||DC -- Natl Theater -- Some folks outside of the National Theater who needed their pictures taken|
|2009_DC_TSNY||40||DC -- Navy Yard -- Trapeze School New York (TSNY)|
|2010_DC_TSNY||29||DC -- Navy Yard -- Trapeze School New York (TSNY)|
Now located near The Yards.
|2007_DC_Passport||2||DC -- 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_Droid||6||DC -- 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_Spongebob||5||DC -- Post Office Box -- Spongebob Squarepants|
|2010_DC_Sleeper||2||DC -- Sleeper on the train|
|2007_DC_Signs||2||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2009_DC_Signs||22||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2010_DC_Signs||2||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2011_DC_Signs||7||DC -- 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_Signs||3||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2016_DC_Signs||31||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2017_DC_Signs||42||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2018_DC_Signs||52||DC -- Temporary Signs|
Including Facebook disclaimers and Reject Kavanagh signs near the Capitol.
|2019_DC_Signs||173||DC -- Temporary Signs|
Including an Impeach Trump truck.
|2020_08_02B2_Signs||8||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_08_09A2_Signs||6||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_08_26D2_Signs||3||DC -- Temporary Signs|
Including some anti-Trump trucks during the Trump convention.
|2020_08_28C1_Signs||5||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_06B3_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_11B1_Signs||2||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_12A1_Signs||4||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_18A2_Signs||6||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_19A2_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_20A_Signs||2||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_23B1_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_25A_Signs||9||DC -- Temporary Signs|
Including the "Trump Lied. People Died" truck.
|2020_09_30B3_Signs||6||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_09A1_Signs||10||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_13A1_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_15A1_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_17A3_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_20A2_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_21A2_Signs||3||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_26B2_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_27A_Signs||3||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_28A_Signs||2||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_30A2_Signs||4||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_31B2_Signs||4||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_11_02A_Signs||5||DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_11_03C_Signs||3||DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_11_07C5_Signs||1||DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_11_12A1_Signs||6||DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_11_14A1_Signs||8||DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_11_20D_Signs||17||DC -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_DC_Signs||220||DC -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_08_02B3_Signs_BLM||2||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_08_28C2_Signs_BLM||2||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_08_29C2_Signs_BLM||3||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_08_30D1_Signs_BLM||11||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_09_05C3_Signs_BLM||3||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_09_06B1_Signs_BLM||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_09_11B4_Signs_BLM||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_09_18A3_Signs_BLM||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_11_14A3_Signs_BLM||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_DC_Signs_BLM||148||DC -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_08_02B1_Signs19||10||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_08_05B1_Signs19||2||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_08_09A3_Signs19||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_08_17A4_Signs19||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_09_06B2_Signs19||15||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_09_12A4_Signs19||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_09_18A4_Signs19||5||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_09_19A4_Signs19||1||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_10_09A2_Signs19||3||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_10_21A1_Signs19||5||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_DC_Signs19||87||DC -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2011_DC_Tibetan_Market||15||DC -- Tibetan Market by the Reynolds Center|
This was set up near the Verizon Center for participants in the Dalai Lama weeklong event.
|2003_DC_VOA||20||DC -- Voice of America|
|2015_DC_VOA_Murals||51||DC -- Voice of America -- Murals Tour|
|2005_FL_Linger||17||FL -- Bradenton -- Linger Lodge (w/Mom)|
|2005_FL_WDW_Hotel||54||FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties|
|2003_ID_Twin_Falls||19||ID -- 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_Signs||12||MA -- Boston -- Temporary Signs|
|2008_MD_Voting||5||MD -- 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_Voting||15||MD -- 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_Voting||7||MD -- 2014 Midterm stuff 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_Voting||12||MD -- 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_Voting||12||MD -- 2018 Voting: Signs, Jamie Raskin, Nancy Floreen|
Including different days with Jamie Raskin and Nancy Floreen by the Silver Spring Metro.
|2020_MD_Voting||75||MD -- 2020 Primary day in Maryland|
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 was rescheduled for June 2 when it was...
|2019_MD_Ouija||6||MD -- Baltimore -- 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_Parking||6||MD -- 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_Signs||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Signs|
|2010_MD_BethCCX||4||MD -- 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_Thai||2||MD -- Bethesda -- Sala Thai Restaurant -- Birthday folks|
|2020_MD_Boundary_East||11||MD -- Boundary Stone East (Capitol Heights, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE1||3||MD -- Boundary Stone NE1 (Silver Spring, MD)|
|2015_MD_Boundary_NE2||6||MD -- Boundary Stone NE2 (Takoma Park, MD)|
|2019_MD_Boundary_NE2||9||MD -- Boundary Stone NE2 (Takoma Park, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE2||7||MD -- Boundary Stone NE2 (Takoma Park, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE3||12||MD -- Boundary Stone NE3 (Takoma Park, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE4||8||MD -- Boundary Stone NE4 (Chillum, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE5||10||MD -- Boundary Stone NE5 (Mt. Rainier, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE6||9||MD -- Boundary Stone NE6 (Mt. Rainier, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE7||11||MD -- Boundary Stone NE7 (Ft. Lincoln Cemetery)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NE9||4||MD -- Boundary Stone NE9 (Fairmount Heights, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_North||13||MD -- Boundary Stone North (Silver Spring, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NW6||8||MD -- Boundary Stone NW6 (Friendship Heights, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NW7||3||MD -- Boundary Stone NW7 (Chevy Chase, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_NW8||2||MD -- 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_SE1||8||MD -- Boundary Stone SE1 (Capitol Heights, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_SE2||5||MD -- Boundary Stone SE2 (Capitol Heights, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_SE3||8||MD -- Boundary Stone SE3 (Hillcrest Heights, MD)|
|2014_MD_Boundary_SE5||3||MD -- Boundary Stone SE5 (Southern Avenue Metro Station)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_SE5||6||MD -- Boundary Stone SE5 (Southern Avenue Metro Station)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_SE6||7||MD -- Boundary Stone SE6 (Oxon Hill, MD)|
|2020_MD_Boundary_SE7||5||MD -- Boundary Stone SE7 (Oxon Hill, MD)|
|2020_10_31A_Voting||18||MD -- Early voting in Silver Spring|
I came out on the first Saturday of early voting hoping there would be a line but there wasn't one. Sigh. (Partially reviewed)
|2020_10_26A2_Voting||21||MD -- Early voting starts in Montgomery County|
I had requested a mail-in ballot but as it became clearer that Republicans were trying to steal the election, I thought it important to vote in person even though Maryland wasn't a toss-up state. (Partially reviewed)
|2016_MD_Free_LibraryMD||5||MD -- Little Free Library|
|2020_10_30A3_Free_LibraryMD||8||MD -- Little Free Library|
|2020_10_31F3_Free_LibraryMD||2||MD -- Little Free Library|
|2020_11_03A2_Voting||30||MD -- Mayrland final voting day (Partially reviewed)|
|2019_MD_SignsMD||6||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_08_19A1_SignsMD||7||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_08_25A3_SignsMD||5||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_04C5_SignsMD||2||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_23A1_SignsMD||11||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_09_30A1_SignsMD||4||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_14A1_SignsMD||25||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_26A1_SignsMD||10||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_10_31F4_SignsMD||2||MD -- Temporary Signs|
|2020_11_03A1_SignsMD||4||MD -- Temporary Signs (Partially reviewed)|
|2020_MD_SignsMD||6||MD -- Temporary Signs|
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.
|2020_08_19A2_SignsMD_BLM||4||MD -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_08_26A2_SignsMD_BLM||4||MD -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
|2020_MD_SignsMD_BLM||4||MD -- Temporary Signs -- BLM|
FBI posters to track down Lafayette Park and break-in suspects.
|2020_08_08B4_SignsMD19||1||MD -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_10_14A3_SignsMD19||2||MD -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_10_30A1_SignsMD19||2||MD -- Temporary Signs -- Covid-19|
|2020_MD_SignsMD19||14||MD -- 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.
|2020_08_08B5_SignsMD_Census||2||MD -- Temporary Signs -- Decennial Census|
|2020_09_23A3_SignsMD_Census||6||MD -- Temporary Signs -- Decennial Census|
|2020_10_14A2_SignsMD_Census||2||MD -- Temporary Signs -- Decennial Census|
|2020_09_30A5_Voting||3||MD -- The early voting drop boxes are back!|
|2001_ME_Kennebunkport||3||ME -- 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_Grate||3||NY -- NYC -- Marilyn Monroe's Subway Grate (Lexington Avenue and 52nd St.)|
|2000_NY_NYC_Signs||1||NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs|
|2008_NY_NYC_Signs||1||NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs|
|2016_NY_NYC_Signs||9||NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs|
|2017_NY_NYC_Signs||2||NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs|
|2018_NY_NYC_Signs||12||NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs|
Kman and others.
|2019_NY_NYC_Signs||35||NY -- NYC -- Temporary Signs|
|2000_NY_Times_Square||8||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2002_NY_Times_Square||7||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2003_NY_Times_Square||19||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2008_NY_Times_Square||34||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2016_NY_Times_Square||39||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2018_NY_Times_Square||60||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2019_NY_Times_Square||19||NY -- NYC -- Times Square|
|2010_MD_Parking||4||Personal -- 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_TimeshareGA||2||Personal -- 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_TimeshareGA||10||Personal -- Timeshare in Ellijay, GA|
|1999_VA_TimeshareVA||2||Personal -- Timeshare in Gordonsville, VA|
Shenandoah Crossing Resort & CC -- 11/19/1999 to 11/26/1999
|2004_SC_TimeshareSC||8||Personal -- Timeshare in Hilton Head, SC|
Palmetto Dunes resort -- 5/9/2004 to 5/15/2004
|2007_CRI_TimeshareCRI||8||Personal -- 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_TimeshareUT||6||Personal -- 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_TimeshareVA||4||Personal -- Timeshare in Williamsburg, VA|
With Michelle doing the Vanna White thing introducing each room.
|2005_VA_TimeshareVA||11||Personal -- Timeshare in Williamsburg, VA|
Fairfield Resort Patriots Place -- 9/26/2005 to 10/2/2005
|2004_SC_Harbour_Town||20||SC -- Hilton Head -- Harbour Town and sunset cruise|
|1998_VA_Jones_Pt||2||VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia|
|2000_VA_Jones_Pt||4||VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia|
|2010_VA_Jones_Pt||9||VA -- 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_Pt||88||VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia|
|2020_VA_Jones_Pt||88||VA -- Alexandria -- Jones Point Park, Virginia|
|2000_VA_Boundary_South||1||VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)|
|2010_VA_Boundary_South||6||VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)|
|2014_VA_Boundary_South||10||VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_South||10||VA -- Boundary Stone South (Jones Point Park)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW1||5||VA -- Boundary Stone SW1 (Alexandria)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW2||6||VA -- Boundary Stone SW2 (Alexandria)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW3||7||VA -- Boundary Stone SW3 (First Baptist Church, Alexandria)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW4||6||VA -- Boundary Stone SW4 (Arlington)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW5||5||VA -- Boundary Stone SW5 (Arlington)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW6||4||VA -- Boundary Stone SW6 (Bailey's Crossroads)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW7||6||VA -- Boundary Stone SW7 (Arlington)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW8||5||VA -- Boundary Stone SW8 (Arlington)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_SW9||10||VA -- Boundary Stone SW9 (Benjamin Banneker Park)|
|2020_VA_Boundary_West||11||VA -- Boundary Stone West (Andrew Ellicott Park)|
|2020_VA_Richmond_Signs||3||VA -- Richmond -- Signs|
|2020_08_30C3_SignsVA||1||VA -- Temporary Signs|
|2001_VT_MBR||13||VT -- Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP|
|2002_WA_Port_Townsend||3||WA -- Port Townsend|
|2001_WI_Delavan||6||WI -- 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...