A Social Distancing Drive into Washington D.C.

A Social Distancing Drive into Washington D.C.

Late yesterday afternoon I left Arlington for a few minutes and went for a drive into Washington D.C. I snapped a few photos, thinking that I would post them with an essay that, if it wasn't overly long, would at least include a few profound thoughts about what these past few weeks have been like. [...]

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DC Wanderings: You’ll Find Nary a Native at this Georgetown Hotspot

DC Wanderings: You’ll Find Nary a Native at this Georgetown Hotspot

Once upon a time, in a showing of bipartisanship never seen before or since in this capital city, all of the residents of Washington got together to discuss an important matter. A vote was taken, and it was unanimous. We were not joining the masses. None of us were ever going to set foot in [...]

The Hidden Beach of the Marietas Islands: Our Spectacular Day in Beautiful Hell

The Hidden Beach of the Marietas Islands: Our Spectacular Day in Beautiful Hell

Off the coast of Punta Mita lies a group of small, uninhabited islands. Formed thousands of years ago by volcanic activity, today they are protected by the Mexican government. But this was not always the case. In the early 1900s, bombs from military testing caused craters and caves. Eventually, this stopped and now only about [...]