Soapstone Valley, Part 1

While this looks like Maine, this is Soapstone Valley Park in Washington, D.C. This stream is a tributary of Rock Creek, which flows through the city and into the Potomac River. Rock Creek Park became the third Federally managed park in America in 1890 and covers 1,754 acres in D.C. Click on the image for a larger view.

Eisenhower Building

The security fencing outside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building the day before the 57th inauguration for Joe Biden. This building houses the Office of the Vice President. The White House is located just left of this building. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Troops in the Streets

We walked downtown today to see what we could of the preparation of the inauguration for Joe Biden. These US army troops were a few of the military and law enforcement personnel deployed. They were in a rush. As the troops passed, the ones at the rear shouted for those in front to slow down. This was taken about a block away from the White House. Click on the image for a larger view.

Face Off

An Australian dingo on display in the National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. The dingo had out competed its rival, the Tasmanian tiger, which went extinct 80 years ago. The image of this animal is printed on the backdrop. Click on the image for a larger view.

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