Thursday, October 11, 2007

Pennsylvania Avenue At Night -- Part I

Cars cruise down Pennsylvania Avenue on Oct. 4.

Pennsylvania Avenue At Night -- Part II

Cars cruise down Pennsylvania Avenue on Oct. 4.

Pennsylvania Avenue At Night -- Part III

Cars cruise down Pennsylvania Avenue on Oct. 4.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

U.S. Air Force Memorial -- Part I

Cars drive past the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 25.

U.S. Air Force Memorial -- Part II

Cars drive past the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 25.

U.S. Air Force Memorial -- Part III

Cars drive past the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 25.

U.S. Air Force Memorial -- Part IV

Cars drive by the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 25.

U.S. Air Force Memorial -- Part V

The sun sets behind the U.S. Air Force Memorial on Sept. 25. The memorial, dedicated in October 2006, is located just south of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Last Day At RFK: The Game






In their last game at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Sept 23. After three seasons at RFK, the Nats will play in a new stadium in southeast Washington next year.

Last Day At RFK: The Fans


About 40,520 people watched the Washington Nationals play their last game at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium on Sept. 23. The Nats said this was the highest attendance of the year and the fans were rewarded for their turnout: The Nats beat the Phillies 5-3.

Saturday, September 22, 2007

Jefferson Memorial At Night -- Part I



Tourists visit the Jefferson Memorial on Sept. 13.

Jefferson Memorial At Night -- Part II

Tourists visit the Jefferson Memorial on Sept. 13.

Washington Memorial At Night -- Part I

Cars and buses drive past the Washington Memorial on Sept. 13.

Washington Memorial At Night -- Part II

The Washington Monument as seen from the Tidal Basin on Sept. 13.

George Mason Memorial At Night -- Part I

A statue of George Mason sits in the dark on Sept. 13. The memorial of the Founding Father is located near the Jefferson Memorial on the Tidal Basin.

George Mason Memorial At Night -- Part II

In what may be a commentary on the popularity of the George Mason Memorial in Washington, I found this near-perfect spiderweb there on Sept. 13.

FDR Memorial At Night

Pillars representing the New Deal stand at the FDR Memorial on Sept. 13.

Sunday, September 09, 2007

At The Rosslyn Jazz Festival: Kevin Mahogany

Singer Kevin Mahogany performs at the 17th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 8. His set included several standards from Kansas City jazz and blues singer Big Joe Turner.

At The Rosslyn Jazz Festival: Kevin Mahogany and Kathy Kosins

Jazz singers Kathy Kosins and Kevin Mahogany perform at the 17th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 8. The vocalists dueted on standards such as "Flip, Flop and Fly" and "Shake, Rattle and Roll."

At The Rosslyn Jazz Festival: Cyrus Chestnut

Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut performs at the 17th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 8. Over the years, Chestnut has backed several major jazz artists, including Betty Carter, Terence Blanchard and Wynton Marsalis.

At The Rosslyn Jazz Festival: Bobby Hutcherson


Jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson performs at the 17th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 8. Songs from Hutcherson's set included "All or Nothing At All."

At The Rosslyn Jazz Festival: Regina Carter


Jazz violinist Regina Carter performs at the 17th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 8. Her set included selections from Duke Ellington and George Gershwin.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part I

Coach Brian Darling of the Capitalist Tools holds the game ball after the Tools defeated the Leadership Institute during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship game. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title. After the game, all the players (and one team photographer) signed the ball as a momento for Darling.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part II

Wiley Westall of the Capitalist Tools scores the first of the Tools' 19 runs against the Leadership Institute during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship game. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, took the title handily with the final score 19-1.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part III

Mike Spiller of the Capitalist Tools throws the ball to first base during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship game against the Leadership Institute. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part IV

Heather Hogue of the Capitalist Tools swings for the ball during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship game against the Leadership Institute. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part V

Chuck Roman of the Capitalist Tools steadies himself after making at play at second base during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship game against the Leadership Institute. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part VI

Brian Phillips of the Capitalist Tools swings for the ball during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship against the Leadership Institute. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part VII

Heath Hall of the Capitalist Tools runs to catch a ball headed down the first baseline during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship against the Leadership Institute. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part VIII

Izzy Ortega of the Capitalist Tools prepares to swing during the Sept. 5 think tank softball championship game against the Leadership Institute. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat LI 19-1 for the title.

Tools Clobber LI For Think Tank Title -- Part IX

The 2007 Heritage Foundation Capitalist Tools

Coach Darling Gets Doused







What's a championship celebration without the traditional "dump-the-ice-on-the-coach" ceremony? Teammates Derek Hunter (left) and Brian Phillips of the Capitalist Tools did just that to Coach Brian Darling after the Tools won the Washington think tank softball championship on Sept. 5. The Tools, one of two Heritage Foundation softball teams, beat the Leadership Institute 19-1 for the title.

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Faces At The National Powwow







I went to the National Powwow in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 10 and shot some of the dancers there. These are my favorites.