While there are no records of slave labor contributing to building the Washington Monument, it would be surprising if slavery were not involved in at least the phase of construction before emancipation. It's a beautiful structure in a beautiful city, but let's not forget how it got there. #landscape #sunrise #washingtondc #washingtonmonument #martinlutherkingjrmemorial #tidalbasin
"As for I-90, we don't want to see it. We don't want to hear it. We don't want to smell it." - Then mayor of Mercer Island Aubrey Davis, perfectly encapsulating the indignant entitlement that reigns on the Rock. #landscape #cityscape #sunset #clouds #aubreydavispark #mercerisland
Half the park is after dark! I arrived at Schwabacher Landing early to make sure to catch the first rays of sunrise on the Tetons, and had time for this Milky Way shot.