Thanks to Larry and Elaine for the apple pie to go!
After a Half-Smoke at Ben’s Chili Bowl and a walk across town through Dupont Circle, I’m enjoying a few pints at the Bier Baron. (Thanks to Frank for the tip!)
It is cordoned off, alone, after the earthquake earlier this year.
The statue is as strange as I’ve heard, and while he does look determined, not mad, the likeness stands in contrast to the many wise quotes by the man, carved into the wall behind him.
On my way to check out the new MLK Memorial, I had to swing by and give Abe his due. For some reason, though, the Reflecting Pool is largely drained, which gives the area an under construction feel, even in the dark.
The tree on the Mall, with the Washington Monument in the background.
I just liked the contrast of the branches on the snowing sky.
This time last year, I was hoping Mazzy would survive until the first warm day. Now, she’s come full circle on the seasons, defiant and headstrong as ever.
Memphis got an early dusting of snow, and my sunflowers are still alive on the porch. I’m hoping they make it into January.
Written on the wall outside the new dorm construction taking place at Rhodes.
A few days after we thought we would have to put her down, Mazzy is bouncing back.