DP Photo Challenge: Silhouette

This photo was taken at my husband’s change of command ceremony. He had just finished serving two years as a battalion commander for the Old Guard. The Old Guard is also known as the 3rd U.S. Infantry. It is the oldest active duty Infantry unit in the Army, dating back to 1784. The Old Guard is the…

DP Photo Challenge: Texture

  The pictures for this week’s 2 challenge are from the U.S. Botanic Gardens in Washington, D.C. Here’s a bit of information about the gardens: The U.S. Botanic Gardens is on the grounds of the United States Capitol. The conservatory is divided up into different rooms according to habitat. A few of these include: the jungle, the…

DP Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Our family is scattered throughout the United States so summer means a week-long family reunion at Dewey Beach, Delaware. We like to…  Fight the waves Meet new family members Hang out on the boardwalk Pretend we’re in the World Cup Squish together whenever possible  Fight more waves Say goodbye until next year… Summer Lovin‘ is the theme for…

Contrasts: Lady Victory

This gilded bronze statue of a winged Lady Victory stands atop the First Division Monument in Washington, D.C. President Calvin Coolidge dedicated the monument in 1924 to commemorate First Division members who gave their lives in World War I. It has since been updated to include the names of all First Division members from World…