This week’s photograph was taken on Memorial Day, at General John A. Logan’s Circle, in Washington, DC.
General Logan is regarded as the most important figure in the movement to recognize Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) as an official holiday.
As the sign says in the photograph. It is time to move into the future again, inclusively, even with different abilities . Today was the last day of operation of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health Version 1, as we prepare for demolition and rebuilding of the space. Follow our hashtag #CTHNext and the … Continue reading Photo Friday: Goodbye Center for Total Health V1, Time for #CTHNext
This weeks’s photograph is (of course) taken in Washington, DC of local residents keeping one of the most historic streets in the United States beautiful. The photos were published in local DC blog Prince of Petworth (@PopVille), which ignited the curiosity of someone in neighboring Bloomingdale. It turns out that creating a gardening party requires … Continue reading Photo Friday: Keeping Historic Vermont Avenue Beautiful, Washington, DC USA
I normally walk to work through history, this time I walked to work through history being made, as the United States Supreme Court heard arguments for marriage equality.
In an awesome confluence of events and social movements, I was participating in a roundtable co-hosted by the American College of Sports Medicine (@ACSMNews) and the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy (@KPIHP) on creating a Call to Action on Making Physical Activity Assessment and Prescription a Standard of Medical Care. Of course that roundtable was going to have walking meetings, and we walked to the future, while talking about the future.
I took this series of photographs in January on a personal tour of one of Washington, DC’s most iconic potential park sites, the McMillan Sand Filtration Site. I was reminded to post them here when I saw an article about the site in Archictect Magazine (@ArchitectMag) by Caroline Massie (@caroline_massie) that featured these in the … Continue reading Photo Friday: The Beauty of History: McMillan Sand Filtration Site, Washington, DC USA
Jay Parkinson (@JayParkinson) and I met up this time the same way we did the first time, when I think I texted (or Gchatted?) Jay while I was cruising through Williamsburg, New York, back in 2009 (to which he responded, “come on over”). This time he was the messager and it was great to catch up. Continue reading→
14th and U Streets at Night (View on Flickr) This photograph was taken from the top of 14th and U Streets, in Washington, DC, where the first bricks were thrown on April 4, 1968, that resulted in the destruction of Washington, DC, following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. 47 years later, almost to … Continue reading Photo Friday: Where the future was born – 14th and U Streets, Washington, DC USA