Saturday, September 1, 2018

New Book Talks and Walks (and unrelated hikes)

1. "Rich and Powerful: Eight Homes of Presidents and the World's Richest Man"
for nonprofit Cultural Tourism DC's annual "WalkingTown DC." 9/23/18.  To register
for this walk, visit:

2. New "Nature Photography DC/MD/VA" Meetup with hikes and talks. 2018/2019

3. Winter Nature Photography Hotspots talk, Jan. 15, 2019, Chantilly Regional Public Library, Chantilly, VA.  Free talk.  Books and cards (and "Walking Washington, DC") sold and signed after the talk.

Saturday, May 26, 2018


Here are some updates to Walking Washington, DC.  Please check back from time to time for future updates.  I will also soon be updating Walk #21 "Southwest Waterfront," since many new businesses have opened at "The Wharf." 

p. 11:  As of March, 2018, Warren Buffett is third richest person in the world, following Jeff Bezos (1) and Bill Gates (2).

p. 17: Bao Bao returned to China in 2017. 

p. 18: The kingfisher died in 2017.

p. 36: Map: The Tombs is on 36 St., not 35th, just above the Exorcist Steps. 

pp. 37, 40: Restaurant changed from "Five Guys"  to"&pizza."

p. 45: After 30 years, the Sea Catch restaurant closed.

p. 48: On map, add "President Obama " at 2446 Belmont Road.  

p. 77: Sweetgreen skyrocketed & headquarters moved to California.

p. 99: After two decades, "InfoShop" closed.

pp. 114, 118: The Goethe-Institut moved.

p. 118: Library closed is closed for renovation March 2017 until 2020.

p. 123-124: Trump International Hotel opened.

p. 145: Wharf development is open for business!  Full updates coming soon.

p. 171: REI opened.

pp. 174, 175: Trolley opened.

p. 191: The ship is now gone. 

p. 192: Murder rate is changing. Updates to come.

pp. 196, 200: New leg of trail opened.

Monday, March 12, 2018

2018 Book Talks, Hikes, and Some Other Events

July 17, 2018, 7 p.m. 

  Free nature photography talk at Fairfax County's Chantilly Public Library: "Capturing Nature's Magical Moments."  Signing/sales afterward of 92-page photo book and "Walking Washington, DC."    
     Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly, VA, 703-502-3883,  


April, 2018 

   Harvard Club of Washington, DC.   Members-only 
   trek to the most colorful wildflower display in the DMV

April 29, 2018, 7:30 a.m.

   "Hold a Wild Bird" hike and bird banding, Sierra Club
    Registration required:

May 26, 2018, 3-4:30 p.m.

   Public book talk and book signing
    Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly, VA, 20151-2628