Currently living near Alexandria, VA
A squirrel hanging upside down on the side a tree in a Washington, DC park.
The Tonight Show sign at Rockefeller Center in New York City.
Love on the Beach
A sign on the beach at Colonial Beach, Virginia overlooking the Potomac River.
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The afternoon sun hitting the Statue of Liberty in New York City.
New York City 2
The skyline of New York City on a hot summer day from the Upper Bay from a ferry.
The wheel skirt of a 1950's classic American car in red.
US Capitol 3
The American flag with US capitol in the backround at Washington DC.
Pipe and Tire
The exhaust and tire of an American made sixties sports car.
Herbert L. Clarke
For my brass playing friends… The grave of Herbert L. Clarke at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC.
A foot path leading through a garden to Gunston Hall, the Virginia plantation home of founding father George Mason.
Broken Glass 2
An old Wisconsin building awaits the wrecking ball.
A duck swimming in reflecting pool near the Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall in Washington DC.
A mill stone sitting out at a southern California garden.
The long silent cannons of an American Civil War battlefield in Virginia.
December on Lake Michigan at the north pier and lighthouse in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Taken in 2014 near Amelia, Italy.
A selfie in my sister in-laws glasses between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.
Flags waving on a cloudy day on a northern Virginia city street.
The rusted passenger door of a 1935 American pickup truck.
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A cloudy sky rolls in behind the US Capitol building in Washington DC.
The light on the side of a 1912 classic car from Europe at a Wisconsin car show.
Flags proudly on display in a Virginia window.
An old car from the early 1920's sitting on the Wisconsin roadside.
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The United States capitol building in Washington DC on a fall day.
A classic American car, with updated hubcaps, from the sixties in green.
Car Show Flag 3
The wind blowing an American flag over a classic American fifties car at a Virginia show.
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The back of the Statue of Liberty on a summer day.
Horses walking and grazing in a Virginia meadow.
An old wood and wicker wheelbarrow sitting near a garden in Williamsburg, Virginia.
American flag hanging on the front door at sunrise near Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
An American flag, the Bennington flag, hanging on a building in Alexandria, Virginia.
Just about anything can be patriotic in the Wisconsin countryside.
A small acoustic band performing tunes on a street in the District of Columbia.
A view from the front of a sixties classic American car.
The Reflecting Pool between the WWII and Lincoln Memorials in Washington DC.
The stern of the USS Constellation, commissioned as a sloop of war in 1855, was the last sail only ship of the US Navy.
Rows of corn in a midwest field near Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
A horse, nose down and grazing, in a Virginia field near Mason Neck.
Two seasoned steaks sitting over coals on a small outdoor grill.
A frog sitting in the warm waters of a Wisconsin pond.
A boat sits anchored in a Wisconsin port with a lighthouse in the background.
The front end and grill of a late fifties American classic car.
The sun shining on an American flag at half mast.
A member of The Old Guard, on duty and walking the mat, at Arlington National Cemetery.
The keys of a old piano with a red light in the background.
Three horses, covered for cold weather, in a Virginia field grazing in the morning sun.
The first pizza margherita out of the wood fired oven sitting on top of plates.
An ice cold beer, like the song says, it’s five o’clock somewhere.
Horses grazing in a snowy Virginia field.
The Bad Days
The Cherry Blossom in 2018 wasn't all springtime beauty in DC. Many days were cloudy, windy, and the Tidal Basin flooded.
Cherry blossoms on the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC.
People at a table eating a simple pizza margherita with olive oil on top of the sauce and cheese.
The underside of the Woodrow Wilson bridge connecting Virginia and Maryland.
The north pier in Manitowoc, Wisconsin turns 100 years old in 2018.
Horses grazing in the morning sun on a chilly November morning.
Daybreak on Lake Michigan at the lighthouse and frozen harbor of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
The bow and anchor of a retired US Navy warship now maintained in Virginia.
Snow accumulating on the north pier in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle on the Potomac River near Alexandria, Virginia.
The grave of astronaut and Senator John Glenn at Arlington National Cemetery.
A swan grooms itself at Colonial Beach, VA while hiding its head.
The main 57mm gun, and its red circle “danger area” of an American warship on a cloudy October day.
The side air scoops of a sixties American sports car in red.
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The United States capitol building in Washington DC on a summer day.
An outdoor auditorium in Virginia with rows of stone seating.
Gladsden Flag 3
The Gadsden flag, with “Don’t Tread On Me” written on it, was designed by General Christopher Gadsden during the American Revolution.
Piano 2 (B&W)
The keys of a old piano set in a black and white film noir look.
A flag on the Union grave of a Civil War veteran at a Wisconsin cemetery.
Two Tone Blue
A classic American car, with updated hubcaps, from the sixties in two tone blue.
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The United States Capitol Building in Washington DC on a cloudy summer day with its flag waving in the wind.
An unusual barber pole on a historic building in northern Virginia.
Maribell Caves Hotel
The remains of the Maribell Caves Hotel near Manitowoc, WI. Some say it’s haunted, some say famous gangsters came here, now it’s just a few walls.
The front end of an American classic car from the fifties.
The statue of Abraham Lincoln as seen from a distance at the Lincoln Memorial.
A duck looking for food in a pool in Washington, DC.
On a hill in Wisconsin, this old building is slanting and this window frame is taking most of it.
A seagull sitting on a buoy in Pohick Bay near Mason Neck, Virginia.
Me and My Shadow
My shadow while shooting a 5k run in Washington, DC.
Runners in Anacostia, DC moving left as a train departs to the right up a bridge.
A Yellow Labrador looking out the window keeping a watchful eye.
Flags on the Street
A fairly typical street in Alexandria, Virginia and this wasn’t taken on a holiday; just the way it is there!
A pizza, eaten, with only the crust and a mostly empty beer remaining.
The rear wheel skirt and white wall tires of a fifties American classic car.
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The front of the US Capitol building in Washington DC.
Great Falls National Park in northern Virginia.
The lighthouse on Lake Michigan in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Two horses feeding in the Wisconsin countryside near a forest.
Car Show Flag
The historic Fairfax County Courthouse, the site of the first Confederate officer casualty of the American Civil War.
A flag flying over a Virginia street with cobblestone sidewalks and historic red brick houses.
A bouquet of flowers sits in a vase on the mantle of a fireplace against a blue wall.
Patriotism on full display in southern California.
A foggy day near the Washington Monument in DC.
A seagull sitting above the water, on his perch, in a Virginia river.
On Lake Michigan, the lighthouse at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
The sky reflecting off the front of a World War Two bomber’s cockpit.
In the Meadow
A Virginia morning with a horse grazing in a near a forest.
Just a cigar, a stogie, and some smoke in a darkened room.
The handle and lock are about the only things going for this old door in northern Virginia.
A deer in the autumn shade of a Virginia woods near Mason Neck.
Red Clouds 2
Sunrise at the north pier in Manitowoc, Wisconsin (December 2017).
The headlight and grill of a classic European car.
Sunrise and heavy clouds on the horizon at the north pier in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.
Sunrise at the south pier in Manitowoc, Wisconsin (December 2017).
A rusty horseshoe door knocker mounted on a weathered Virginia door.
Cherry Blossom 4
Cherry blossoms with the Jefferson Memorial in the background.
Cherry blossoms in front of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC.
A Light Day
A light day of weekday protesters on a Thursday morning at the White House.
The side view of the propeller of a World War Two era bomber.
A train passing by the Washington and Jefferson Memorials in Washington DC.
The rear wheel skirt of a 1950’s classic American car.
A flag on the back of a sailing ship in southern California.
The US Air Force F-22 Raptor flying at the Joint Base Andrews air show in 2017.
A flag on a grave at a southern California cemetery.
A pizza ready for eating in the USA, not Italian, but it’ll have to do.
An airplane takes off over the football goal posts of a nearby ball park.
An old red brick wall and with a doorway in a northern Virginia city.
Two hands petting a horse standing a stable next to a satchel.
Celebrating after the 2018 Washington DC Color Run.
An east coast lantern festival with personal inspirational messages floating out on the water.
A duck looking for food in reflecting pool at the National Mall in Washington, DC.
Grand Central 2
An early Saturday morning at Grand Central Station in New York City.
Horses grazing in a Virginia field with autumn colors in the background.
Statue of Liberty 4
The Statue of Liberty and the tablet held by Lady Liberty.
The Pond 2
The Collection 2
A collection of woodwind instruments including flutes and saxophones.
Three flags blowing in the wind in Washington, DC.
A classic American car reflects another vintage auto off its hubcap at a car show.
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The United States capitol building in Washington DC on a cloudy summer day.
A hot pipe with a red ember with smoke rising while sitting in a darkened room.
Multiple American flags blowing in the wind while hanging from buildings in New York.
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A now silent 1862 Civil War cannon sitting in rural West Virginia town.
Two bulls standing in a Virginia field getting some sun.
The bow of an old boat in northern Wisconsin.
The train tracks at Harpers Ferry, WV.
Mill Wheel 2
The idle water wheel on the side of a Wisconsin mill.
White Horse Grazing
A white horse grazing on a Virginia field in the mornging sun.
A Wisconsin blacksmith practicing his craft on a stick of iron.
A row of bikes ready to use at a rental stand in northern Virginia.
A flag flying in a historic northern Virginia neighborhood.
A classic American car from the 1940’s at a Wisconsin car show.
Inside the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.
A classic American car, with updated hubcaps from the sixties in red, white, and blue.
Betsy Ross Flag
This flag design is considered the Betsy Ross flag and in the style she may have sewn.
The headlight and chromed front end of an early fifties classic American car.
A dog standing outside at a train station in West Virginia.
The water wheel on the side of a Wisconsin mill.
A bull grazes on spring flowers in a green Virginia meadow.
A piece of Tiramisu sitting on a plate waiting to be eaten.
Flags in a southern California neighborhood.
The front end of a sixties classic American car.
The White House can appear tucked away in a forest rather than sitting next to the National Mall.
A green birdhouse sitting in the trees on a street in Coronado, CA.
An old red brick wall and sidewalk in Alexandria, VA.
Broken Glass 3
An island lighthouse as viewed from the Wisconsin mainland.
The front end of a thirties classic American car.
Autumn in DC
The trees of autumn in Washington DC with the Washington Monument in the background.
An American classic car from the fifties, just washed.
Snow Grazing 3
A horse grazing in a snowy Virginia field.
A coffee cup, a computer, flowers, all sitting on a table.
Across the Basin
Cherry blossoms on the Tidal Basin at the MLK Memorial in Washington, DC with the Lincoln Memorial in the background.
Blossoms at MLK
Cherry blossom season on the National Mall with the Martin Luther King Memorial in the background peaking through the trees.
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A plate of Tiramisu, a favorite dessert dish in Italian households.
A lamb, under a tree on an autumn day, near Williamsburg, Virginia.
A sandwich made with breaded eggplant, on toast, and served with a side of potato chips.
White swans in a Bavarian pond near Ettal, Germany.
A chef is inspecting his pizzas cooking in a wood fired oven at an Italian festival.
A horse stands by a fence, curious about the clicking shutter sounds.
A little gas station in northern Wisconsin.
Interesting doors to contrasting historic homes in northern Virginia.
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