Category Archives: Cityscapes

Canal Path, Fredericksburg

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Bradford Pears

Hadn’t realized the Bradford Pear would get this big. Nor did the city. The cafe is the Recreation Center (opposite Bike Works), where Erin says you get the best chili dog in Fredericksburg. Friend Morgan of Tree Fredericksburg says they … Continue reading

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Rosslyn, Virginia

Across the Potomac from the Kennedy Center, 5:30pm, 10 November 2016

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Pittsburgh Trip

Dad and I paid a 53-year anniversary visit to the Pittsburgh Point on July 25th, remembering the 1963 visit by two young parents and four small boys. Both the Market Square and the 100-foot fountain are new since those days … Continue reading

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Johnstown Trip

On July 24, 2016, Dad and I visited the museum commemorating the Great Flood of 1889 which killed 2,209 people. Johnstown then was a coal, steel, and railroad town of 30,000 people, many immigrants from either Wales or Germany. It is about … Continue reading

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Harrisburg Marathon

At 3:40:57, Tim beat his personal record (Marine Corps Marathon 2011) by over 25 minutes! For myself, this day’s 4:00:50 was almost eight minutes slower than my marathon record (Marine Corps Marathon 1985), but at the same time nine minutes … Continue reading

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Owen considers a future in shipping

View from the hotel the morning of Dylan’s baptism: Baltimore Harbor

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The view of Rosslyn, Virginia, across the Potomac River from the terrace of the Kennedy Center the night I attended the La Bohème dress rehearsal.

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Fifty years ago

Pics from the Queen Mary just before docking at Pier 90: Also see Gareth’s animation on his website. Here’s what we had been doing earlier: (No direct response to any of those messages has yet arrived. However I did hear … Continue reading

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