Making Memories with the “I Heart Aruba” Sign

Watching people can be fun. Especially in tourist spots. In this case, folks are making pictures of each other at the “I heart Aruba” display. Everyone stops while the person poses. The private event of one person making a photo…

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Linear Patterns of Modern Office Buildings

Modern office buildings aren’t always photogenic, but in the right light, their linear patterns can stand out. Their regularity shines in black and white. In this case, an office building in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. Rather than hide the…

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U Street Metro Station Interior and Platform

The Washington Metro is a mix of architectural styles. The kind seen here in the U Street Metro is probably most recognizable. Especially by anyone who has seen metro stations in movies or television shows. It’s mesmerizing lines radiate from…

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Bonsai Copse at the National Arboretum

Bonsai are a great way to experience the forest in an intimate setting. At least, between you and the trees. They can come in many different forms. From groups of trees, as in this photograph, to single trees. They can…

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Drummer Drumming Outside U Street Metro

Various musicians share their talents outside the U Street Metro as well as other street corners and venues. On this day, a drummer was going to town on a pad atop the newspaper stand. The focus is on the rhythm,…

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Multicolored Buildings Running up a Hill

Color is everywhere in the Caribbean. From the water to the sky and everything in between, including buildings. Pastels are better at reflecting sunlight and keeping them cooler. Old San Juan is on hills that run down to the water, interrupted only by…

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Sligo Creek Running Through the Woods

Sligo Creek is an urban stream returning to a natural state. At least to the extent it can surrounded by homes and offices. Even though it has paved paths, bridges, and parallel drives, it still has places that look fairly…

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National Presbyterian Church and the Neo-Gothic

The main National Presbyterian Church sanctuary is a modernist, neo-gothic construction. It’s tall windows and arches recall the gothic cathedrals of Europe, but with the brutal minimalism of concrete. Except that there are small details that bring it one step back…

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Anchored Boats Resting in the Bonaire Harbor

Harbors are safe places. For large boats. Small boats. Sailing boats. Anchored boats. All relaxing in the blue waters of the Caribbean. Many of the harbors are small enough that boats of all sizes and shapes mix together. From cruise…

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