Category: Photos

A Coronavirus Wedding

The Viking Lander at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space located in Washington D.C. is the host to many free exhibits that are the culmination of different major events throughout history for both flight and space travel.  The Viking Lander shown here is one of those exhibits.  The Viking Lander is best known for being the first U.S. …

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Universal Studios Hollywood Jaws Movie Set Tour

While at Universal Studios Hollywood it was a wonderful experience to take the movie set tour to see where all the movie magic was made.  Here are some photos of the Jaws movie set tour.  You might notice some familiar things from the movie.

International Spy Museum Army Cipher Device

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting an Army cipher device.

Cesium Frequency Standard Atomic Clock

Rubidium Frequency Standard Atomic Clock

The Wright Brothers at the Smithsonian

At the Smithsonian museum of air and space is an exhibit featuring the Orville and Wilbur Wright.  The Wright brothers exhibit features the aircraft in which they first flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and the vertical four-cylinder engine that powered their aircraft.

International Spy Museum Hidden Shoe Compartment

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting a hidden compartment in the heal of a shoe.

Irish Flu Shot

Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona is the home to a gigantic hole in the earth called Meteor Crater. This hole is so big it could fit downtown San Francisco in it.  Here are a couple photos that I took with different camera equipment.  The second photo I had to stitch multiple photos together to fit the whole crater …

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Funny How Nature Made the Earth Flat

For all the flat earth believers, it is crazy how the earth is the only thing that isn’t round.

Directions on Capitol Hill

Doc Holliday’s Room in Tombstone

Doc Holliday, friend of Wyatt Earp, room here in Fly’s Boarding House and Photography Gallery.  Big Nose Kate, Doc’s girlfriend, had come for a visit.  On October 26, 1881 five cowboys gathered outside of Doc’s room in the vacant lot next door, probably waiting to confront Doc.  Wyatt Earp and his brothers, Virgil and Morgan …

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The United States Supreme Court

Waterworld Attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood

While at Universal Studios Hollywood I was able to attend the Waterworld show.  This was fun and exciting with lots of action.  It is definitely a fun thing to do.

Funny Fishing Photos

Posters of Geronimo

Geronimo was an Apache Indian who was born in New Mexico 1829 and died in Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 1909.  He was popular in the south west and is a prominent figure of Native American history in the United States.  These posters can be found and purchased in Tombstone, Arizona.

Back to the Future Movie Set and Memorabilia

While taking the Universal Studios movie set tour we passed by the Back to the Future clock tower that was struck by lightening. At the conclusion of the tour there were some items from the Back to the Future II movie that was autographed by Michael J. Fox for sale.

Global Warming is Real

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