“I see a sad procession,
And I hear the sound of coming full-key’d bugles,
All the channels of the city streets they’re flooding,
As with voices and with tears.”
From Dirge for Two Veterans by Walt Whitman: Citizen of the District of Columbia
On the back side of this firebox conversion in Mount Pleasant at Park Road and Mount Pleasant St, NW.
You can see more firebox details here.
Though written about the Civil War, it resonates strongly today.
You can read the full poem here.
Kick-off your weekend early at Surfside! Tacos + Mimosas + World Cup Surfside Tenleytown is kicking off this weekend bright and early to cheer on Team USA! Doors open Saturday…
3404 Idaho Ave, NW (just off Wisconsin Ave) Thanks to Kim for sending. Capital Exotic Fish’s website says: “Washington’s Home for Specialty Fish, Tanks and Supplies”
\ We’re officially in the least productive time of the year: that weird gap between Thanksgiving and Christmas where people would rather shop online for gifts or share their Spotify…
2443 18th Street, NW If you zoom in on the sign you can see in smaller letters City Lights Chinese Kitchen:
Motherload is an autobiographical dark comedy about the wounds that accompany complicated mother-daughter relationships and the ways in which deep friendships-in all their crass glory-can heal and uplift. Together, Jenna and Justine work through their shared baggage – around dating,