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Goin’ Home…

Posted in Uncategorized by gregmironchuk on September 3, 2011

Lone worker cleaning the steps of The Mighty Capitol Building

On our way home… a Good Time in Washington, but my legs are sore, and I wanna go Home… The early light was kind to The Capitol, friday morning…

Donna-Marie and William, on tour, in The Capitol Rotunda

Donna-Marie and William, in The Rotunda, during The Standard Capitol Tour. The tour was very short, but the film that they are showing, “Out Of Many…” is first-class.

A Claes Oldenburg, in The National Sculpture Garden.

The Find Of The Day was the giant Typewriter Eraser, by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen, in The National Sculpture Garden. A breath of humor, in a city that need it, so…

Lotsa Air, Lotsa Space…

Posted in Uncategorized by gregmironchuk on September 2, 2011

William and Donna-Marie, hangin' with the hanging airplanes...

The Smithsonian Air & Space Museaum is MY favorite… always something good…

Donna-Marie checking out what Stewardesses needed to be, to get the job, 'way back when...

That was a different age… air travel was still thought of as “adventurous”, and still had the patina of hammered aluminum and rivets… Indiana Jones, and a haversack, with a horsewhip and a .45 caliber revolver in it. Not so much, anymore…

Hanging Around in DC…

Posted in Uncategorized by gregmironchuk on September 1, 2011

Quickie “Museum Trip” through Washington… gotta love The Smithsonian, in all it’s mightyt splendor… doing Air and Space, once again, this afternoon…

Us, in the sunset, down Constitution Ave., NW… this is a pretty good “walking town”… the Metro is OK (I remember when it was just six holes in the ground). Sometime, we’ll go looking for the new MLK Memorial…