I don't know exactly what a prayer is./ I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down/… Tell me, what else should I have done?/ Doesn't everything die at last, and too soon?/ Tell me, what is it you plan to do/ with your one wild and precious life?–mary oliver

Last Photo of 2008

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Self portrait, in the living room, right before New Years Eve party. It’s been a heckuva year. dsc_0198


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January 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm

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The largest phallic object in the city, seen from the top of the Lincoln Memorial (the best place to photograph the Washington Monument that I’ve ever seen). There are times when as a resident of DC I feel pretty damn blase–even cynical–about the Capitol and the Mall, and then there are moments among that history that take my breath away. washington monument

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January 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm