Fans of the architect Edward Durell Stone might guess this edifice is one of his. Fans of Alfred Easton Poor (we know you’re out there!) will certainly know it’s the Library of Congress’s Madison building.
To be fair, the EDS aficionados shouldn’t be faulted. A taxi driver once told me the Madison is, “the box the Kennedy Center came in.”
It’s across the street from the office buildings of the House of Representatives. I.e., a short walk from decisions impacting the world’s economies.
I snapped this photo as the U.S. federal government shutdown loomed.
Later I was furloughed.
Later the furlough ended and I returned to work.
Flags are always changing. Depending on the wind they might be nearly unrecognizable. And of course your perspective is influenced by where you stand.
What are we all doing here anyway?
basket ball hooooooooooooooooooooop
Thoughts on refugees
It doesn't stop raining outside California
Liberty and freedom is what America stands for. We have a statue that towers above liberty island. The token of friendship France has bestowed upon us.
Indoor Tennis - The Kastles
Leelou, porch napping before the inevitable rainstorm.
Hearts on strings
Back in September, when I first moved to Washington - H street festival