Photo Friday: Brookland, Washington, DC USA – An amazing journey through American History

Photo Friday: Brookland, Washington, DC USA - An amazing journey through American History

Brookland is an amazing journey through African American History and the people who saved thousands of lives through medical science, helped create a Jewish State (Israel), changed entertainment, prevented Washington, DC from being turned into a 12-lane freeway, including most of present day Shaw, U Street, and Dupont Circle. They happened to be African American.
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Thanks for using my photo in, If You Want to be a Trans Ally, Declare Your Pronouns

Thanks for using my photo in, If You Want to be a Trans Ally, Declare Your Pronouns

Thanks for using my photo in this post written by @DaveandTino and I think this is a good analysis.

As I’ve mentioned before, declaring my pronouns happens every time I send an email or give someone my business card. I like to be built for the future 🙂 . Continue reading→

Photo Friday: Signs of Regret (of the Dying), Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Signs of Regret (of the Dying), Washington, DC USA

Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. Ware writes of the phenomenal clarity of vision that people gain at the end of their lives, and how we might learn from their wisdom. “When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently,” she says, “common themes surfaced again and again.” She recorded their dying epiphanies in a book, Five Regrets of the Dying.

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Photo Friday: Lafayette Square, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Lafayette Square, Washington, DC USA

Lafayette Square, the site of everything from made-up cocaine purchases to strolls on the way to the future, is this week’s photo. Part of the series below. Enjoy. Continue reading→

Photos from Washington, DC Feb 4-5, 2017 (Lady Gaga homage at White House)

Photos from Washington, DC Feb 4-5, 2017 (Lady Gaga homage at White House)

All photographs are Creative Commons (@CreativeCommons) licensed, feel free to use.

With special Lady Gaga scene in front of the White House:

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Photo Friday: Newest Addition to Health Care - Safe Bathrooms

Photo Friday: Newest Addition to Health Care – Safe Bathrooms

When I had the opportunity to shadow family physician Michelle Quiogue, MD (@DrMicheQ) at Kaiser Permanente Kern County recently, I spied this, the first time I have seen the new all gender signage standards in the wild. Prior to this day, I had seen them in the signage standards guide but never in real life.

It was a great an unexpected moment – in Bakersfield, California. Great, almost moving, because I know the feeling of finally being “seen” after being invisible in society – any member of a vulnerable or underrepresented group knows this feeling.
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Photos from Washington, DC USA: Jan 28-29, 2017

Photos from Washington, DC USA: Jan 28-29, 2017

All photographs are Creative Commons Licensed. Feel free to use.

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