Get over to the Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens while there is still time to see the water lilies!
Walking in DC always provides ample opportunities to discover new things. On the way to the new ANXO Cidery & Tasting Room, one such place presented itself – the Legacy Memorial Park.
What is the most obscure Presidential Memorial in DC?
Have you ever peered at the imposing Lincoln Memorial and wondered why the names of certain states are carved along the outside facade? Or when you step back further and crane your neck, why there are even more states displayed along the very top section (the attic)? Or wondered if the number of columns actually had any significance?
Within the Enid A. Haupt Garden (set between the Smithsonian’s Castle and the Freer|Sackler Gallery), rests the not quite secluded, but maybe you missed it, Moongate Garden. And it’s a fantastic little spot for a lunch or a sit.
Not that I try to be trendy (I still haven’t selfied myself in the Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn), but sometimes things I find interesting have a limited lifespan. Those are the breaks.
The exhibit ‘Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered’ has a limited run (until July 9th), so if you’re going to experience it, don’t delay too long.
Sometimes I visit museums. Often I witness something cool.