Early Morning at the Marina

January 17, 2007


The skies were gray, the water murky green in this early morning shot. There was so little color in this scene to begin with that I turned it into sepia. I like it better than the original. Which one do you like better?


Here’s the original, shot in color, not black & white. See what I mean?

The Cherry Blossom

January 4, 2007


The Cherry Blossom is a steamboat replica and is available for chartered tours.

Life Saver

January 3, 2007


I don’t know why I like this, but I do.

Chart House Lighthouse

January 2, 2007


The Chart House restaurant on the marina has a built-in lighthouse. I don’t know whether it’s real or not.

Ernesto Comes to Visit

September 2, 2006


Tropical storm Ernesto rolled into town yesterday. It started raining in the morning, and by early afternoon the Potomac River was overflowing. This is the foot of King Street. Shops and restaurants are only steps behind me. Hopefully the water won’t creep much further than this.

Rowing Down the Potomac

July 8, 2006
Rowing Down the Potomac

A rowing team doing an early morning practice run near the marina. In the small outboard motorboat the team coach is giving instructions with a loudspeaker. That’s what initially caught my attention.

The Chart House

June 13, 2006

The Chart House

The Chart House, a waterfront restaurant. Some of you may recognize those blue umbrellas.