In my runs around DC, I see these obelisk at random locations – this one is at 15th and Deanfield NW – and I wonder their history. Was DC first settled by ancient Pharaohs or did Romans colonize it later, dragging obelisk here to show their mastery of a new land? And if one has an obelisk in their yard, does it have or transfer value? Can they be removed? Or do they really demarcate the touch points for the galactic spaceship that installed their larger version in the center of our Mall?
Some folks were disappointed with the previous Helen of Troy post (though I still think it was a fair question), anyway, what do you think this is – marking the property boundary? Anyone else seen these around?
Photo by Harrison Jones Harrison writes: “Two people are reportedly trapped inside this small aircraft that has crashed into power lines near Goshen Road and Rothbury Drive in Montgomery Village…
9th and Rhode Island Ave, NW Friday around 2:30pm “Dear PoPville, We were driving at 20-25 mph through Rhode Island coming from NE to NW DC. We had just started…
Thanks to J. for sending from Adams Morgan: “Most people buy their tree this weekend, so this must be roughly 365 days old…” And so concludes Last Christmas Tree in…
photo by Jeff Vincent May your bellies be full with delicious foods and your families be healthy and not too crazy. Safe and happy holiday to all.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Local Artist, Laura Tsaggaris will play a live, in person holiday concert at the Miracle Theater on Sunday, November 27th at 6pm. “‘Get in the Mood’ with Laura Tsaggaris” features songs from the critically-acclaimed 2021 Christmas album,