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April: Stray Frames | Personal

I’m not totally sure what happened to April. It seems yesterday I was complaining about the cold hanging on and taking a bajillion classes in random things and generally feeling rushed. April brought with it much more ease and peace of mind, but I’m also not exactly sure what I’ve been doing for a month. The cherry blossoms came and went and the whole area erupted in beautiful blossoms – one of my favorite times of year in DC. And, we did another photowalk.

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I spent a fair amount of time in the city this past month, just wandering around and enjoying the warmer weather and rich variety of experience our town has to offer. Above, I was very impressed with the red red red tulips the Capitol Gardener (I assume there is such a person / committee) chose for the White House and other areas. They were so tall and big and RED.

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Laura & Jeff | DC courthouse wedding

Laura and Jeff tied the knot last week at the DC courthouse. When you’ve been together a billion years, sometimes a giant party doesn’t make any sense. But the courthouse – that shiz is legal. Marriage certificate in hand, we wandered on down to the Mall for some portraits in the National Gallery.

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Some people are foreheads-together people. These two are and they’re really cute about it.

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The National Gallery of Art is under all kinds of construction up top and for some reason they removed a bunch of art from the inside, too, and closed off some of the galleries. But now they’re putting back some pieces, like these circles. I’m there a lot, so I’ve noticed the changes over time. I hope they put all the art back soon.

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In the meantime, we play with what’s left.

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Eliza & Erick | Georgetown engagement session | Washington, DC

This Spring weather has been rough on scheduling. The worst part is it doesn’t even rain when they say it will. Promised but undelivered rain is what got Eliza, Erick and I up way early in Georgetown. It was a Sunday morning and we had the whole place to ourselves – creepy, empty M Street with parking as far as the eye can see. Fortunately, Erick thought my “photo voice” was hi-lar-ious so we had a good old time. I even made them frolic.

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(Yeah! We got up early enough that there weren’t any cars parked in front of the flower mural!)

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The kayak people were so nice – even opened the gate for us to take photos by the bridge and with the colorful kayaks.

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