Posts Tagged ‘Glover Park’

Let’s Face It

Friday, September 29th, 2017

In the Glover Park neighborhood of Washington, DC., two new faces have appeared.

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Nature and Protest in America

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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Washington DC, Glover-Archbold Park, Friday, November 11, 2016 at 2:42 and 2:46 pm.

Washington, DC, Glover-Archbold Park, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at 2:42 p,.

Washington, DC, Glover-Archbold Park, 11/11/2016, 4:26 pm.

New York City, Fifth Ave. at 30th St., Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 2:16 pm.

NYC, Fifth Ave. at 30th St., 11/12/2016 at 2:16 pm,.

NYC, Fifth Ave. at 30th St., 11/12/2016 at 2:16 pm,.

NYC, Fifth Ave. at 30th St., 11/12/2016 at 2:16 pm,.

 

What Man Says, What Nature Says

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

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Photos of Glover Park yesterday at dusk: a hand-printed sign guarding a shoveled-out parking space, and a sunset view from the edge of the park.

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Hand-printed warning sign, guarding parking space cleared of snow

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Sunset over Glover Park in Washington, DC, January 29, 2016 at 5:05 PM

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More examples of parking-space “dibs” signs, made by city folks in DC and Philadelphia as they dug their way out of the blizzard of 2016, can be found here.

Halloween in Glover Park – Tombstones that name names

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

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For Halloween 2015 in Glover Park, grave markers were on front lawns everywhere. The most original group of tombstone R.I.P.’s:

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Halloween in Glover Park

(Note: That’s “hillary@gmail.com” in the center background, “Bipartisanship” on the right.)

 

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Signs in the Neighborhood

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

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Yesterday’s drifting snow in Glover Park turned a cautionary sign into really bad advice:

Cleaned up, the sign reveals its original intent (click on image to enlarge):

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For additional information about these safety signs, go to http://drivelikeyourkidslivehere.com/.

Several blocks to the south, in Georgetown, someone turned their mini-dumster into a four-sided plea:

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Halloween 2014

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

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Round about my neighborhood big spiders on walls and facades were very big this year.

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Some homeowners went all out to stage elaborate scenes of thrills and chills.

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

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Glover Park in Washington, DC, October 24, 2014 at 6:20:46 PM.

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The Common Joyfulness of Golden Retrievers

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

The other day a catalog arrived in the mail. On its cover was the 2014 Orvis Cover Dog, a golden retriever named Hunni. Though we see only a profile, the look on her face is the unmistakable mien of Goldens: happiness rising to delighted contentment. The picture prompted me to dig out two photos of my own dog Jesse, from nine years ago.

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(I think I see in Jesse’s eye a silhouette of the head of the photographer, me.)

Jesse in Glover Park (February 8, 2014)

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

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Glover Park at dusk

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Glover Park at dusk, Washington, DC, December 21, 2013, at 5:11 pm.

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