Photo Friday: With the Spirits and the Ancestors – Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: With the Spirits and the Ancestors - Washington, DC USA

This week’s photgraph was taken (obviously) on the National Mall, in front of the Washington Monument, on a day that I was renting a fancy camera to see what it could do (life is one big experiment). In the end, I decided the camera wasn’t as fancy as others said it was; however, I was …

Video Friday: The Unhealthy Dichotomy in the way Fats and Vegetables are Messaged Today: Oprah vs Science

Video Friday: The Unhealthy Dichotomy in the way Fats and Vegetables are Messaged Today: Oprah vs Science

Two very different health messages – who’s right? I am struck by Oprah Winfrey’s (@Oprah) new commercial for Soup, part of a branded collection of foods, where it is made clear what the problem in the American diet is – fat – as shown by a large block of cheese followed by a more healthy …

Photo Friday: Thanks for publishing, DCist, and the future doesn’t create itself

Photo Friday: Thanks for publishing, DCist, and the future doesn't create itself

Thanks for publishing my photograph @DCist, celebrating the 1 year anniversary of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (@NMAAHC). It’s also this week’s photo friday, as a reminder that the future doesn’t create itself. Speaking of creating the future, I got to visit the museum and took the photograph below with colleague …

Photo Friday & Thanks for publishing my photo, DCist, in Morning Roundup

Photo Friday & Thanks for publishing my photo, DCist, in Morning Roundup

Thanks for publishing my selection for this week’s photo Friday, @DCist. It was taken in the Shaw Neighborhood in Washington, DC, where a dog park, a soccer field, a basketball court, and a skateboard park all co-exist, together, and separately. It’s an example given of micro-segration in Derek Hyra’s (@DerekHyra) book Race, Class, and Politics …

Photo Friday: Duke Ellington Plaza, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Duke Ellington Plaza, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph was taken in front of the Duke Ellington Statue, entitled “Encore,” in front of the about-to-be-redeveloped Duke Ellington Plaza. The statue was installed in 2012 and the Plaza will be undergoing a significant transformation. This photographs and others in this group show evidence that “improvements” are not evenly distributed across the population …

Photo Friday: Loving the Future at House of Herrera, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Loving the Future at House of Herrera, Washington, DC USA

As I like to say, if I can walk to it, I’ll do it. And if it involves the future, I’m definitely doing it. This week’s photograph was taken at the House of Herrera (@HouseofHerrera), more specifically CH Carolina Herrera, in Washington, DC USA (of course). It features Consuella Lopez (@ConsuellaLopez) and the management and …

Photo Friday: LEED Platinum Integrated Health Care in San Diego

Photo Friday: LEED Platinum Integrated Health Care in San Diego

While in San Diego for a Continuing Medical Education course (more on that later), I was fortunate enough to get a personal tour of the brand new Kaiser Permanente San Diego (@KPSanDiego) Medical Center, by its Area Medical Director, Michael Lalich, MD (@KPlalich) and team, including Tana Lorah (@KP_Tana). I was told that there are …

Photo Friday: Meet Me at the Corner of Free Love & Marriage Equality – #SummerOfLoveSF @DeYoungMuseum

Photo Friday: Meet Me at the Corner of Free Love & Marriage Equality - #SummerOfLoveSF @DeYoungMuseum

This week’s photograph was taken at San Francisco’s de Young Museum @DeYoungMuesum, while on vacation, of the The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll | de Young. When you walk towards the museum, you’re greeted with light posts that show how much the world has learned to love better, and also …

Photo Friday: No to Bill Cosby, Yes to Pride in DC, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: No to Bill Cosby, Yes to Pride in DC, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is from the iconic Ben’s Chili Bowl, in Washington, DC USA (of course), where a beautiful new mural has replaced the one that featured Bill Cosby. The new mural was created by the same artist, Washington, DC’s Aniekan Udofia (@AniekanReloaded) who tells beautiful stories about Washington all over our city. You can …