Tag Archives: rivers

Anacostia River: A forgotten connection

The Post did a fantastic job on D.C.’s “forgotten river.” There are photographers, fishermen and activists that all get enjoyment out of beautiful body of water most dismiss as disgusting. Even bleery-eyed commuters rolling over Benning Road or East Capitol … Continue reading

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The porous Potomac

Couldn’t help but snap a picture of these two U.S. Border Patrol agents who crossed under the Potomac from D.C. to Virginia with me. Lord knows what sort of apprehension mission they were on; hopefully trying to prevent unwanted Virginians … Continue reading

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Washington’s sobering recycling stats — and what to do about it

In a recent spread on how “green” the D.C. region is going, the Post pulled out some stunning statistics on recycling — a responsible behavior that has been pushed on my generation for at least 20 years. Of D.C. and … Continue reading

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Potomac, Anacostia rivers still not going swimmingly

The Potomac River is, umm, semi-better. At best. And an elegant, game-changing park just opened on the Anacostia River. So why isn’t everyone celebrating? Is it not time to strip down and jump in the river, frolicking with the fish? … Continue reading

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