Month: March 2021

Spring Fling Frogs

The Sound of Spring An Unexpected Experience Walking onto the trail beside the river, I was expecting simply to enjoy the sun on my face and a soft breeze on a warmer-than-average early spring day. My experience was so much more. It was a first for me, and it made me question my worldly notion…

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Painted D.C. Upcycle

“Trashy Treasures” Bag It’s Not a Bottle (yay) During last week’s outdoor adventure, I navigated main roads and neighborhood side streets as I searched off-script for D.C.’s lesser-known mural artwork. One of these large-scale paintings dresses up the side of the last of a row of modest brick and mortar townhomes. If you look closely,…

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Painted D.C.

This Colorful City The Iconic Murals Washington, D.C. is a hub of culture and art, and the artwork is not just for galleries. Murals adorn the sides of aging buildings and new construction alike in this buzzing metropolis. Iconic murals like the art decorating the outside of Ben’s Chili Bowl, which changes every few years,…

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Vanadu Steampunk Upcycle

Feeling Steampunked What’s a Steampunk?Many of us have heard the term “steampunk,” though we may not know what it means. If you joined me on last week’s outdoor adventure to Vanadu Art House, you got an eye-full of steampunk art. This art process fuses industrial technology from the 19th century with artistic aesthetics. To illustrate…

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