A few days ago I renewed my membership in the Friends of the Smithsonian, much later than I have in past years. To be honest, I was seriously considering not continuing my support of your organization. I know my annual contribution is relatively small compared to the big bucks you get from many individuals and […]
This spring, the Smithsonian is presenting a special exhibit in their Arts and Industries building (the second oldest in the institution, opened in 1881) all about the future. Or rather FUTURES.
Because of the ongoing feeling of pandemic languishing combined with regular winter blahs, I haven’t been up for doing any photography projects in the past few months. But I have managed to make a few interesting images during my occasional walks through some of the many museums we are fortunate to have in DC.
A few times this summer I cautiously emerged from quarantine to do some longer photowalks. When the Smithsonian National Zoo reopened in August, we spent a morning wandering and taking pictures. Recently we spent some time with the birds, turtles, frogs, and other creatures at Huntley Meadows, a local marshland park with a name out […]
Tomorrow is Digital Learning Day. The one day of the year that we celebrate “digital” learning. Differentiated, I guess, from the other 365 days1 of “non-digital” learning? But what exactly are we “celebrating” on that day? According to the official website (or at least the site using that name with an .ORG domain), the explanation […]