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Boom Scenario

January 25, 2016 0 Comments

Empty streets. Quiet but for the grinding rumble of snowplow blades scraping the pavement. Fresh snow underfoot. More than two feet between Friday and Saturday. A city paralyzed. And beauty all around.

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Snow at Archives

March 29, 2014 0 Comments

As the cold and snow recedes for the year, a look back to an evening glimpse outside Archives station.

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Highway Lights

January 24, 2014 0 Comments

An untouched sidewalk along an unusually quiet Germantown Road, courtesy of the “Polar Vortex.”

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Shadows

January 23, 2014 0 Comments

On the edge of a parking lot, about 25cm worth of snow.

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Single Lamp

January 22, 2014 2 Comments

Seen last night while walking the empty streets.

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Bridges and Rubble

December 24, 2013 0 Comments

Looking north into Maryland from West Virginia as a freight train rolls south on the leftmost bridge, with the remnants of a third on the right. The rocky outcrop is where Potomac Bridges was taken.

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Crumbling Station

December 21, 2013 0 Comments

The westbound platform of the Amtrak station in Harper’s Ferry, looking toward the Potomac River just after sunset.

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Potomac Bridges

December 18, 2013 2 Comments

Looking down on Harper’s Ferry from the trail above the river.

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Clearing

December 17, 2013 0 Comments

An opening along the trail above Harper’s Ferry.

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Ridgeline Camp

December 16, 2013 0 Comments

Where in 1862, the Union Army hunkered down for its eventual battle with the Confederates.

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Broken Barn

September 14, 2013 0 Comments

From early winter, an old tree and dilapidated barn on the street where I grew up.

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East Gallery

March 22, 2011 0 Comments

In the fresh snow of late night Washington DC, the streets were quiet enough to be able to stand in the middle and take pictures. This is the National Gallery of Art’s East Gallery, taken from Pennsylvania Ave.

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Red Light / Green Light

February 3, 2011 0 Comments

With the streets virtually empty immediately after a big snowfall, photography in major intersections gets a whole lot easier.

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Midnight Ride

January 29, 2011 1 Comment

Fresh, wet flakes came to an end just before midnight. A Yamaha was parked out front.

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Snow on St. Paul Street

January 27, 2011 1 Comment

There’s always a nice quiet to the city during and shortly after a snowfall. So shortly after midnight, I took a walk to see what the previous 5 hours had left.

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Snow at Gallery Place

January 13, 2011 1 Comment

It’s like seasons are some kind of strange new invention this year. They’re actually happening. After hearing about airport cancellations, train pre-cancellations and other talk of snowmageddon, the flakes finally arrived in DC about 8pm. The city looked great. And today? Glad I’m not supposed to be on a plane.

Sunset - Essaouira, Morocco
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Upward Bound

May 31, 2004 0 Comments

Having acquired some kind of cold in Marrakech, I’ve started to cough. I hoped that good food and the warm air would snuff it out before it (and I) became a nuisance. No such luck. I awake today to begin a two-day mountain trek with a full-blown hacking cough.