Think Positive

Today is a nice day to think positive.

A little over a week ago, Paris and Lebanon were attacked.  And since then, the world has been reeling from the chaos caused by terrorism.

So yeah, today is a nice day to think positive.


Embrace the colorful details in life; the way art catches the eye.  Think about the different places we find love in our lives– in varying people, in hobbies, in words, in creation.  Remembering all the good memories of the past and the many to come: sitting on the beach licking a
snow cone as a kid, typing away at my computer as I create stories of my own design, and one day graduating from college with a grin on my face.

Whoever might be reading this: have a nice day, today. 🙂 

[Photos taken by me in Washington, DC]


National Zoo

I made a visit to the National Zoo about a week ago. It was a beautiful, warm day, and perfect for taking pictures! The most exciting part was getting to see the male panda outside as he munched on an afternoon snack.  These pictures were taken with my Nikon camera– I had a lot of fun with it!

Dupont Circle in May

I’m officially in D.C. for the rest of May and most of June!!  I started my first day on my own with what I like to call a “photography adventure.”  It’s nothing too fancy– I just walked around with my camera in hand, enjoying the sunshine that hung above my head.  I decided to wander around the Dupont Circle stop and I’m hoping that I’ll be able to find time to do this with a few different parts of D.C.  Exploring time!

Blue Sky
Unintended embassy viewing
Apple tart deliciousness
Saying hi to my pigeon friend

DSCN2100My final thoughts on Dupont Circle from today: colorful & interesting buildings, embassies galore, and as I continually am surprised by in D.C.– a decent amount of green space!  I love how this city manages to balance its urban feel with the presence of nature.  This is one of the many things I love about Washington, D.C.

Flowers Flowers EVERYWHERE (Cherry Blossom Festival Photos)

Hi all.  The Cherry Blossom season is in full bloom here in Washington, D.C.  I know I’m usually more of a writer, but today I decided I want to share some of the photos I took while exploring last weekend.



The place was packed, making it difficult to get through, but my boyfriend and I decided to walk the entire Tidal Basin anyways.  I only have a few years to live in D.C., and I want to make the most out of it!

(Below) There was a man in a BEAR suit.  I just found it rather amusing, so I took some photos.  Despite the oddity of it, I felt he looked strangely natural among the touristic chaos.



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Hope you enjoyed seeing Washington D.C. through my eyes.  It was a beautiful day, and it definitely confirmed one of the many reasons for why I’m so happy that I go to college in the nation’s capital (as well as why spring > winter!)