February 2020 archive

Ryukyu Island Lacquer Tray Gift to the State Department

Diego tree wood, lacquer Okinawa, Ryukyu, Japan. Arching above the choppy waves, the dragon on this tray emerges from his home, the ocean depths near the Ryukyu Islands. He seems fierce as he extends his three-clawed tiger paws at his side, but unlike the fire breathing terrors of European lore, this Asian dragon is benevolent …

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United States Capital Building

Walking around the Capital Building in Washington D.C. I was able to take one of my favorite photos.

The Great Seal of the United States

Man and the Expanding Universe

In the south courtyard of the Harry S. Truman building, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of State, is a sculpture that was created by Marshall Fredericks entitled “Man and the Expanding Universe.”

Andrew Jackson Downing Urn

Worcestershire Sauce

The Older You Get the More You Appreciate

Smack the T.V.

Like a Blackjack Dealer

Shopping on Empty Stomach

Marriage Tip #2 – Don’t Ask When Dinner is Ready

Remembered Why I Entered Room

Realistic Mannequin

Police Job

They Are Not Dangerous

Bumper Sticker on Ferrari

Luxury Flying

Intelligent Life

Hospital ICU

Back to Using Hieroglyphics

Smithsonian D-Day Normandy IMAX

Watched an IMAX movie about D-Day Normandy at the Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space.