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  5. Henry Peach Robinson, She Never Told Her Love, 1857,  National Gallery of Art, Washington, Paul Mellon Fund 
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  7. For a glimpse of 19th century American cultural history, one could do well to visit The Eye of the Sun, a display of rare photographs from the collection of the National Gallery of Art which  children will find fascinating, too. 
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  10. Amelie Guillot-Saguez, Portrait of a Girl, c. 1849,  &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/Cd1O1Ryc8II" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/6972190187201772754/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=6972190187201772754" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6972190187201772754" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6972190187201772754" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/Cd1O1Ryc8II/historic-photo-show-closes-sunday-at.html" title="Historic photo show closes Sunday at the National Gallery of Art" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NdNOah3ZiZk/XeSsXOXQu9I/AAAAAAAAMo0/UjfVXPOAHcsH-EI30WBwtKvoXbt5fxIFACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/BarrettNGASAAM%2B055.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.891298 -77.019965000000013</georss:point><georss:box>13.369263499999999 -118.32855900000001 64.4133325 -35.711371000000014</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/12/historic-photo-show-closes-sunday-at.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-4562226216372862713</id><published>2019-11-22T23:53:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2019-12-03T16:36:57.495-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="food" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Sweet Home Café" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Thanksgiving" /><title type="text">A Thanksgiving feast to go from the Sweet Home Cafe</title><summary type="html">
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  13. Sweet Home Cafe's macaroni and cheese has a big reputation and maybe a Twitter account/Photo by Patricia Leslie
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  16. With a name like "Sweet Home Café," you think it's going to be anything but delish? The last call for takeout orders is Monday, Nov. 25 from the Sweet Home Cafe at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, or come on in and order off the menu and eat&lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/7JSiP3m2nFk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/4562226216372862713/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=4562226216372862713" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4562226216372862713" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4562226216372862713" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/7JSiP3m2nFk/a-thanksgiving-feast-to-go-from-sweet.html" title="A Thanksgiving feast to go from the Sweet Home Cafe" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-X351HTirPfI/XdhjSHk_WbI/AAAAAAAAMnw/sCbgKJlMB6c3OkbveaB6uANG-Vw4ZqVMgCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/AfAmerNatGeoObataCato%2B034.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.8910644 -77.032613999999967</georss:point><georss:box>13.369029899999997 -118.34120799999997 64.4130989 -35.724019999999967</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/11/a-thanksgiving-feast-to-go-from-sweet.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-3923344154168138645</id><published>2019-11-20T23:44:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2019-12-03T16:37:09.772-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="art exhibits" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="contemporary art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Middle East" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Middle East art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Middle East Institute" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Rose Issa" /><title type="text">Inaugural Middle Eastern art show ends Friday</title><summary type="html">
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  23. Raeda Saadeh (b. 1977), Penelope, 2010/ Rose Issa Projects, London. The artist is a Palestinian who explores "issues of displacement, gender, and identity, with particular reference to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict," according to the label copy.  In mythology, Penelope was a Greek woman who waited 20 years for her husband, Odysseus, to return from the Trojan War.  Here, Penelope &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/Tz-JEWX62M0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/3923344154168138645/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=3923344154168138645" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/3923344154168138645" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/3923344154168138645" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/Tz-JEWX62M0/inaugural-middle-eastern-art-show-ends.html" title="Inaugural Middle Eastern art show ends Friday" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Vd-fkcgFtoQ/XdTA-WB6iZI/AAAAAAAAMms/CJPXU6uvAP4QT5__yM0Y-lc55P9Ri3VSACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/JudyChicagoBeach%2B007.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>1763 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.907404199999988 -77.040862100000027</georss:point><georss:box>38.90730769999999 -77.041019600000027 38.907500699999986 -77.040704600000026</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/11/inaugural-middle-eastern-art-show-ends.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-8462701292739351399</id><published>2019-11-19T22:35:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2019-12-03T16:37:20.139-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Anita Hill" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Cato Institute" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Clarence Thomas" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="documentaries" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="films" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Joe Biden" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Michael Pack" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie review" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="think tanks" /><title type="text">Justice Clarence Thomas has his own movie</title><summary type="html">
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  31. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in Created Equal:  Clarence Thomas in His Own Words/Manifold Productions
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  34. Comments by the filmmaker, producer, and director after the screening of his new film about Clarence Thomas were almost as interesting as the film itself.
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  36. An adoring, practically fawning crowd welcomed the first public showing of Created Equal:  Clarence Thomas in His Own&lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/oypP5mDNILA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/8462701292739351399/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=8462701292739351399" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/8462701292739351399" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/8462701292739351399" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/oypP5mDNILA/justice-clarence-thomas-has-his-own.html" title="Justice Clarence Thomas has his own movie" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-F9tBShT0LGw/Xc3pWXzkizI/AAAAAAAAMmc/_CJiBXm-YMM_K-D4Wva9wjrvDi61lGUGwCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/clarence-thomas-pic.png" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.</georss:featurename><georss:point>-64.960766217012122 59.677733999999987</georss:point><georss:box>-90 -120.32226600000001 12.794867782987879 -120.32226600000001</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/11/justice-clarence-thomas-has-his-own.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-3694705251405866271</id><published>2019-11-10T23:56:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2019-12-03T16:37:28.408-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="food" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="National Museum of the American Indian" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Native Americans" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Thanksgiving" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="to-go meals" /><title type="text">Turkey a-go-go at the Indian Museum</title><summary type="html">
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  41. A Thanksgiving feast at the National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C./Photo by Patricia Leslie
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  43.  You can't bear the thought of getting yourself to umpteen million stores to buy the goods for Big Turkey Day?
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  47. Don't want to prepare a menu? Cook?
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  56. The Theory classroom ensemble at Mosaic Theater/Photo by Christopher Banks
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  58. A lady at the Smithsonian reception* the other night told me she liked provocative theatre, the kind which makes you think. She paused: "As long as it's got good acting." 
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  60. "You're going to love Theory," I said, the newest show at  Mosaic Theater which presents the American premiere of an award-winning Canadian &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/y2nHImow1tM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/7501646233661924712/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=7501646233661924712" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/7501646233661924712" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/7501646233661924712" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/y2nHImow1tM/debuts-at-mosaic.html" title="&amp;#39;Theory&amp;#39; debuts at Mosaic" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-90vvPymGI2M/XceXLPflvtI/AAAAAAAAMlQ/Iz_wkxGDEKU8sPnO7okc38cpQ6AopVppgCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/Theory-Press-009-768x549.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>1333 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.8999917 -76.9872636</georss:point><georss:box>13.3779572 -118.2958576 64.4220262 -35.678669600000006</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/11/debuts-at-mosaic.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-476913881071372375</id><published>2019-11-03T23:51:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2019-12-03T16:37:38.912-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Nancy Pelosi" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="National Geographic Museum. Washington DC" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="photography exhibition" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Susan Goldberg" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="women" /><title type="text">Nancy Pelosi was at National Geographic</title><summary type="html">
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  65. Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi at National Geographic, Oct. 23, 2019/photo by Patricia Leslie
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  67. It was the day of her brother's funeral but still, the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, the third most powerful person in the United States, kept her date at National Geographic to help launch the institution's new exhibition, Women: A Century of Change.
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  69. In National &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/qExait51cj0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/476913881071372375/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=476913881071372375" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/476913881071372375" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/476913881071372375" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/qExait51cj0/nancy-pelosi-was-at-national-geographic.html" title="Nancy Pelosi was at National Geographic" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-pZWcE42h9Fw/Xb-uzJGi-FI/AAAAAAAAMkA/iwFlb6lR8GEDDMeJDDFwzouELtPB3fLJgCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/HirshhNatGeoPelosiDance%2B071.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.905161799999988 -77.037963699999978</georss:point><georss:box>13.383131299999988 -118.34655769999998 64.427192299999987 -35.729369699999978</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/11/nancy-pelosi-was-at-national-geographic.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-6347186010819820287</id><published>2019-11-02T23:51:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2019-11-06T00:09:38.706-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="baseball" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="parades" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Sean Doolittle" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Washington Nationals" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="World Series" /><title type="text">The Washington Nationals Championship Parade!</title><summary type="html">
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  75. This flag marks the beginning of  the Washington Nationals World Series Championship Parade at the corner of Constitution and 15th, Nov. 2, 2019/photo by Patricia Leslie.
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  78. See the lady's shark hat?  For an explanation of the ties to the Washington Nationals, please go here.  She was at the Washington Nationals World Series Championship Parade, Nov. 2, 2019/photo by Patricia Leslie.
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  82. Look&lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/-0VbmjvHW1M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/6347186010819820287/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=6347186010819820287" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6347186010819820287" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6347186010819820287" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/-0VbmjvHW1M/the-washington-nationals-championship.html" title="The Washington Nationals Championship Parade!" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-0ytxXxpUsNA/Xb5OdxktvqI/AAAAAAAAMeY/fMWDpgi5lNo_7_uSbxO8wWxJEFp_sZpxwCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/WashNatsParade%2B015.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.892014 -76.991533</georss:point><georss:box>38.8672965 -77.0318735 38.916731500000004 -76.9511925</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/11/the-washington-nationals-championship.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-4515172990682616062</id><published>2019-10-31T18:13:00.004-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-31T18:13:45.864-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Halloween" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Haunting of Hill House" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="horror" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Little Theatre of Alexandria" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="theatre" /><title type="text">A haunted house howls in Alexandria</title><summary type="html">
  83.  
  84.  
  85.  
  86. From left, Kirk Lambert, Patricia Nicklin, and  Shannon Labadie star in Little Theatre of Alexandria's The Haunting of Hill House/Photo by Matt Liptak
  87.  
  88. Just in time for Halloween comes
  89. The Haunting of Hill House now on stage at the Little Theatre of Alexandria with sounds, screeches, screams, poundings, and more rumblings like you have never heard before.
  90.  
  91. Sound
  92. designer Janice Rivera will &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/_JRbhHiT3Vs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/4515172990682616062/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=4515172990682616062" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4515172990682616062" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4515172990682616062" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/_JRbhHiT3Vs/a-haunted-house-howls-in-alexandria.html" title="A haunted house howls in Alexandria" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Ze_UCxzAQ2U/XbtRhV9L52I/AAAAAAAAMeM/vAwNkqyF4ioVS4J8pbgBhqQlz6Iu-6NJgCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/photo%2B8.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>600 Wolfe St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.801319000000007 -77.0469033</georss:point><georss:box>13.279284500000006 -118.3554973 64.32335350000001 -35.7383093</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/10/a-haunted-house-howls-in-alexandria.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-8573374610072607274</id><published>2019-10-24T23:55:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-29T01:49:06.808-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="comedy" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="musicals" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Reston Community Players" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="theatre" /><title type="text">A 'gentleman's' rampage in Reston</title><summary type="html">
  93.  
  94.  
  95.  
  96. The Reston Community Players' ensemble in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder now onstage at the Reston Community Center/Jennifer Hefner Photography
  97.  
  98. The Reston Community Players  have done it again:  Produced another great musical comedy, sure to draw full houses once word reaches the street. That A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder  was presented only six years ago on Broadway (where &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/zRxYSb1JBAs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/8573374610072607274/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=8573374610072607274" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/8573374610072607274" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/8573374610072607274" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/zRxYSb1JBAs/a-gentlemans-rampage-in-reston.html" title="A 'gentleman's' rampage in Reston" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NE0yoFLvkwY/XbecyrYLzII/AAAAAAAAMeA/qSmPFGJ-dMs_HTBlMNa0HjuA8db7iDj7ACEwYBhgL/s72-c/Gentleensemble.jpeg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/10/a-gentlemans-rampage-in-reston.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-5312638533343370915</id><published>2019-10-20T23:37:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-21T10:02:26.510-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="2019 Communication Awards" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Carl Zimmer" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Keck Futures Initiative" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="National Academy of Sciences." /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="W.M. Keck Foundation" /><title type="text">Communication Awards at the National Academy of Sciences</title><summary type="html">
  99.  
  100.  
  101.  
  102. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) welcomes all to the National Academy of Sciences building at 2101 Constitution Ave., Washington, D.C./photo by Patricia Leslie
  103.  
  104.  
  105. Last Wednesday evening at the Albert Einstein building on Constitution Avenue (AKA National Academy of Sciences), May Berenbaum, the committee chair for the 2019 NAS Communication Awards, gathered with hundreds to honor recipients "for &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/5kVdY_h0G5c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/5312638533343370915/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=5312638533343370915" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/5312638533343370915" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/5312638533343370915" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/5kVdY_h0G5c/communication-awards-at-national.html" title="Communication Awards at the National Academy of Sciences" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EGBq7Owwrus/Xa0YpOamygI/AAAAAAAAMc8/fYYOdw0H_qYd3sBobpZNTaUIXuggVT2-wCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/NGANASEGYMayWms%2B067.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.8930234 -77.047727099999975</georss:point><georss:box>38.8922509 -77.048987599999975 38.893795899999994 -77.046466599999974</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/10/communication-awards-at-national.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-266749873162875912</id><published>2019-10-19T01:08:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-19T01:08:19.678-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="cancer" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="documentaries" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Jim Allison" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie review" /><title type="text">'Jim Allison: Breakthrough' is a documentary</title><summary type="html">
  106.  
  107.  
  108.  
  109. From Jim Allison:  Breakthrough
  110.  
  111. Maybe Ann Hornaday is a scientist on the side.  Or a frustrated wannabe scientist.  
  112.  
  113. Or she's married to one. 
  114.  
  115. Or majored in biology, or her mom and/or dad is a biologist. 
  116.  
  117. Maybe Ann Hornaday has a special relationship with a biologist or another scientist or immunologist. 
  118.  
  119. Maybe she knows the director, the producers, etc. etc.
  120.  
  121. Whatever (she's the chief &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/94m-Kd2w7sk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/266749873162875912/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=266749873162875912" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/266749873162875912" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/266749873162875912" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/94m-Kd2w7sk/jim-allison-breakthrough-is-documentary.html" title="'Jim Allison: Breakthrough' is a documentary" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-YKPscu_GS6k/XaPqXzyJ7XI/AAAAAAAAMcs/ZQIyzA0H1LsRXgpN02nVkF5q2WA5x21IgCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/JimAllison.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/10/jim-allison-breakthrough-is-documentary.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-2101754119167618107</id><published>2019-10-11T23:56:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-14T10:22:55.548-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bonnie Raitt" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="documentaries" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Dolly Parton" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Emmylou Harris" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Linda Ronstadt" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie review" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="music documentaries" /><title type="text"> 'Linda Ronstadt' is fantabulous</title><summary type="html">
  122.  
  123.  
  124.  
  125. Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is an excellent concert on film from beginning to end, and the music is more than mere snippets of her songs. Many music docs  often tease and frustrate fans with vastly shortened versions of the hits we know so well. 
  126.  
  127. Not Linda.
  128.  
  129. Her big ones are all here: "You're No Good," "Different Drum," "Blue Bayou,"  among many, presented by archives and video.  
  130. &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/w11u8FV8BBs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/2101754119167618107/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=2101754119167618107" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/2101754119167618107" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/2101754119167618107" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/w11u8FV8BBs/linda-ronstadt-is-fantabulous.html" title=" 'Linda Ronstadt' is fantabulous" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-CqqwfzUxtik/XaK6R6jtaYI/AAAAAAAAMck/lIRwuftkMNMMFMmV7FRvLgV5tV1-bxUlACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/Lindacover.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/10/linda-ronstadt-is-fantabulous.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-9187926083666460598</id><published>2019-10-07T16:40:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-08T01:14:15.655-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="contemporary art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="David Levinthal" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="photographs" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="photography exhibition" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="sculpture" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Smithsonian American Art Museum" /><title type="text">David Levinthal's little toys mean a lot at the Smithsonian</title><summary type="html">
  131.  
  132.  
  133.  
  134.  
  135. David Levinthal, Untitled from the series Barbie, 1998, Smithsonian American Art Museum
  136.  
  137.  
  138. David Levinthal with his Untitled from the series Barbie, 1998, Smithsonian American Art Museum/Photo by Patricia Leslie, June 6, 2019
  139.  
  140.  
  141.  
  142. David Levinthal, Untitled from the series Baseball, 2004, Smithsonian American Art Museum. This is Roberto Clemente, the first Latin American and Caribbean player to &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/ymsiqdUhqc8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/9187926083666460598/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=9187926083666460598" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/9187926083666460598" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/9187926083666460598" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/ymsiqdUhqc8/david-levinthals-little-toys-mean-lot.html" title="David Levinthal's little toys mean a lot at the Smithsonian" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9g8M3HG2LYk/XZjsRoFF5DI/AAAAAAAAMbI/rrDY8MfEn8Q4p3RpSBwTIaJcUmDHj5UdQCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/NGASAAMBenBrown%2B088.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>F St NW &amp;amp;, 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.8978609 -77.022941899999978</georss:point><georss:box>13.375826399999998 -118.33153589999998 64.4198954 -35.714347899999979</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/10/david-levinthals-little-toys-mean-lot.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-7230841229308470199</id><published>2019-09-30T23:12:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-02T14:43:02.072-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="book review" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="books" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chinese culture" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chinese history" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chinese marriage laws" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Falun Gong" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Karoline Kan" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="memoir" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Under Red Skies" /><title type="text">Book review: 'Under Red Skies,' highly recommended</title><summary type="html">
  143.  
  144.  
  145.  
  146. If I were in charge of high school curriculum, Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China  would be required reading in World History classes. (Do any high schools teach World History?)
  147.  
  148. This little (almost 300 short pages) book is an excellent first-person account of the life of a young girl, born in 1989, in China, and her family's familial and cultural practices, &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/7MLNiXLjCuo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/7230841229308470199/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=7230841229308470199" title="2 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/7230841229308470199" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/7230841229308470199" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/7MLNiXLjCuo/book-review-under-red-skies-highly.html" title="Book review: 'Under Red Skies,' highly recommended" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-JmxOm_vvkkU/XY7PySpg37I/AAAAAAAAMbA/iwRlK26W6EsLonLQ80edd0BghMw6mU6eQCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/RedSkies.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>2</thr:total><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/09/book-review-under-red-skies-highly.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-7373163418012839604</id><published>2019-09-25T23:57:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-09-26T07:57:20.900-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="contemporary art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="death" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="death exhibition" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Judy Chicago" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="National Museum of Women in the Arts" /><title type="text">Judy Chicago's death debut at the Women's Museum</title><summary type="html">
  149.  
  150.  
  151. Judy Chicago, Stages of Dying 5/6: Depression, 2015, courtesy of the artist; Salon 94, and Jessica Silverman Gallery
  152.  
  153. This show is not for everyone. (What show is for everyone?) I doubt everyone will be pleased. (Really?) I doubt parents will want to bring children, or, heaven forbid...grandparents! Or anyone close to death or thinking about it or, or ...
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  155. I have no doubts  it will be &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/9KNEbhCao2M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/7373163418012839604/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=7373163418012839604" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/7373163418012839604" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/7373163418012839604" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/9KNEbhCao2M/judy-chicagos-death-debut-at-women.html" title="Judy Chicago's death debut at the Women&amp;#39;s Museum" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-JftnPnCSE8A/XYgy0htOY1I/AAAAAAAAMYE/OxPFLDDgl0sr2t47n3R9dYOVTpfEvFbfwCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/JudyChicagoBeach%2B038.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.9002339 -77.0289684</georss:point><georss:box>13.378199400000003 -118.3375624 64.422268400000007 -35.7203744</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/09/judy-chicagos-death-debut-at-women.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-6866469358703913439</id><published>2019-09-15T23:53:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2019-09-16T23:21:43.954-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="A Few Good Men" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kathleen Barth" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Little Theatre of Alexandria" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="theatre" /><title type="text">'A Few Good Men' and a woman in Alexandria</title><summary type="html">
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  160.  Fred Lash (Capt. Isaac Whitaker) and Emma Wesslund (Lt. Cmdr. Joanne (Jo) Galloway) in Little Theatre of Alexandria's A Few Good Men/Photographer: Ari McSherry
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  162. For anyone who loves theatre, A Few Good Men at the Little Theatre of Alexandria, is a classic must. 
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  164. The second act was so engrossing that an occasional member of the audience, unable to contain himself during the performance, &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/Gkg-kirg28w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/6866469358703913439/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=6866469358703913439" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6866469358703913439" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6866469358703913439" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/Gkg-kirg28w/a-few-good-men-and-woman-in-alexandria.html" title="'A Few Good Men' and a woman in Alexandria" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VS5eaiRycno/XX3l_TFGZ6I/AAAAAAAAMXs/bR3CmLTzRNwfSujX7wrSo3-7B9mLJ7XuwCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/Photo%2B7-1.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>600 Wolfe St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.801319000000007 -77.0469033</georss:point><georss:box>13.279284500000006 -118.3554973 64.32335350000001 -35.7383093</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/09/a-few-good-men-and-woman-in-alexandria.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-5984106949693525934</id><published>2019-09-14T16:39:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2019-09-16T01:45:08.131-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="abstract art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="art exhibits" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Harry Cooper" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="living artists" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="modern art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="National Gallery of Art" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Oliver Lee Jackson" /><title type="text">Oliver Lee Jackson in person Sunday at the National Gallery of Art</title><summary type="html">
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  176. Oliver Lee Jackson, No. 7, 2017 (7.27.17), 2017, oil-based paint on panel, courtesy of the artist. Photo M. Lee Fatherree. © Oliver Lee Jackson
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  180.  
  181. On stage and talking about his art and more on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the East Building at the National Gallery of Art will be Oliver Lee Jackson with curator Harry Cooper which will be the last event before the closure of the exhibition, &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/vD8cAEnnIMU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/5984106949693525934/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=5984106949693525934" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/5984106949693525934" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/5984106949693525934" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/vD8cAEnnIMU/oliver-lee-jackson-in-person-sunday-at.html" title="Oliver Lee Jackson in person Sunday at the National Gallery of Art" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9AYvunRP6yw/XXz9Hu8g0ZI/AAAAAAAAMXc/cl0t3si0xd8-KN472W2yYO9YU1WH_9LHQCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/OLJorange.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.891298 -77.019965000000013</georss:point><georss:box>13.369263499999999 -118.32855900000001 64.4133325 -35.711371000000014</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/09/oliver-lee-jackson-in-person-sunday-at.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-6025054201260633579</id><published>2019-09-10T23:54:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-09-25T08:47:33.133-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Alan Paul" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Cabaret" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mason Alexander Park" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="musicals" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Olney Theatre Center" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="theatre" /><title type="text">Extended! Olney's 'Cabaret,' a sensational feast, now thru Oct. 13</title><summary type="html">
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  185. Mason Alexander Park is the Emcee and Alexandra Silber is Sally Bowles in CABARET at Olney Theatre Center/Photo credit: Stan Barouh
  186.  What good is sitting alone in your home when you can come to the play? Life is a Cabaret, old chum. Come to the Cabaret.
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  189. It's a holiday in September! 
  190. It's raunchy, robust, and it rocks Olney Theatre Center's 82nd season start.
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  192. It's the music which brings us&lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/JRH4AjgbHl4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/6025054201260633579/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=6025054201260633579" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6025054201260633579" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/6025054201260633579" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/JRH4AjgbHl4/olneys-cabaret-sensational-feast.html" title="Extended! Olney's 'Cabaret,' a sensational feast, now thru Oct. 13" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bkI-32OrOAk/XXWYQDAzf3I/AAAAAAAAMVQ/QCnTZMkDDPEK62kiAsK-45f-veZ0GOEXACLcBGAs/s72-c/Cabfirst.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>39.144797 -77.044715</georss:point><georss:box>13.622762499999997 -118.353309 64.6668315 -35.736121</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/09/olneys-cabaret-sensational-feast.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-2128510992849610043</id><published>2019-09-06T23:55:00.003-04:00</published><updated>2019-09-07T15:25:37.389-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Eric Ruffin" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Felicia Curry" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kevin E. Thorne II" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Lynn Nottage" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mosaic Theater Company" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="theatre" /><title type="text">Mosaic's 'Fabulation' is fantastic fabulous fable</title><summary type="html">
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  196. Kevin E. Thorne II's performance as Flow was my favorite in Mosaic Theater Company's Fabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine. Watching from left are Grandma (Aakhu TuahNera Freeman) and Undine (Felicia Curry) /Photo by Christopher Banks
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  198. Undine undoes the audience.
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  200. At times the laughter at  Mosaic Theater Company prevented my hearing all the lines in the uproarious production, the D.C. &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/_RRxHXMTHJE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/2128510992849610043/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=2128510992849610043" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/2128510992849610043" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/2128510992849610043" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/_RRxHXMTHJE/mosaics-fabulation-is-fabulous-fable.html" title="Mosaic's 'Fabulation' is fantastic fabulous fable" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-K3nesi4J0YY/XW2Tv17X8_I/AAAAAAAAMUw/PtGvR5ijItcDEaIuG69Z-myRKdNdjU3dQCLcBGAs/s72-c/FabBroth.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>1333 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.9000194 -76.987465400000019</georss:point><georss:box>13.377984899999998 -118.29605940000002 64.4220539 -35.67887140000002</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/09/mosaics-fabulation-is-fabulous-fable.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-4436772527654437695</id><published>2019-08-30T23:44:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-08-31T11:28:51.395-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="60s music" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Aretha Franklin" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Beehive" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Herndon" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Janis Joplin" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="musicals" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NextStop Theatre" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="theatre" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Tina Turner" /><title type="text">'Aretha' is alive in Herndon!</title><summary type="html">
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  204. Kayla Gross is Aretha Franklin in NextStop Theatre Company's Beehive/Photo by Lock and Company
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  206. You just thought she had passed.  
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  208. Guuurrrrlllll...When you hear Kayla Gross sing Aretha and belt out those tunes, you'll think you've gone to heaven and are right there with the star, I promise you that. 
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  210. Landsakes alive, you're in Herndon at the NextStop Theatre, swayin' and wavin' and rockin'&lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/CfZ5nMfkhKc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/4436772527654437695/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=4436772527654437695" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4436772527654437695" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4436772527654437695" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/CfZ5nMfkhKc/aretha-is-alive-in-herndon.html" title="'Aretha' is alive in Herndon!" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-SGkdanmSdOk/XWdcNhh6LWI/AAAAAAAAMUQ/iZ2Z4ahhp6ILVE0-HqKV0Y5rImjn-b39ACLcBGAs/s72-c/3%2B-%2BBeehive%2Baretha.jpg" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>269 Sunset Park Dr, Herndon, VA 20170, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.9564335 -77.375089600000024</georss:point><georss:box>13.434399000000003 -118.68368360000002 64.478468 -36.066495600000025</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/08/aretha-is-alive-in-herndon.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-882341791240029814</id><published>2019-08-24T23:24:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2019-08-26T00:33:08.564-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ancient Egypt" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Egypt" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Egyptian history" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Egyptian Queens" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ernesto Schiaparelli" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="National Geographic Museum. Washington DC" /><title type="text">Egypt's 'Queens' rule D.C.</title><summary type="html">
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  213.                                                                                                                                                                             /Photo by Patricia Leslie
  214. Who doesn't want to go to Egypt?  Land of ancient mysteries, pyramids, the afterlife, kings and queens, the Nile, a rich past.
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  217. don't have to go all the way to  Egypt to catch a glimpse of its &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/zsLg0wPfxl0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/882341791240029814/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=882341791240029814" title="2 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/882341791240029814" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/882341791240029814" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/zsLg0wPfxl0/egypts-queens-rule-dc.html" title="Egypt's 'Queens' rule D.C." /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ebpC70lXL3g/XVnnQK3iL_I/AAAAAAAAMQ4/EOKsI6uKYHgWDiqO4uG8nAdf7eHweBHZwCLcBGAs/s72-c/QueensGulagArchives%2B022.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>2</thr:total><georss:featurename>1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.905161799999988 -77.037963699999978</georss:point><georss:box>13.383127299999988 -118.34655769999998 64.427196299999991 -35.729369699999978</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/08/egypts-queens-rule-dc.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-5147910550761686563</id><published>2019-08-18T09:15:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-08-23T00:27:43.696-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bono" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movie review" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="movies" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="opera" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Pavarotti" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Placido Domingo" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ron Howard" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Three Tenors" /><title type="text">Bravo!   'Pavarotti'!</title><summary type="html">
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  222. It's one of the finest documentaries I've seen.
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  224. Pavarotti delivers his life from beginning to end with stills, videos, clips, and interviews with his ex-wife, his wife, his protege, his daughters, partners, critics, agents, other singers, lovers, and, of course, the star.
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  231. Murakami Takashi, In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, Heisel period, 2014, the Broad Art Foundation, Los Angeles. Murakami adopted the practice of 18th century Japanese artists who spread their art over long canvases. Here, Murakami used 82 feet to answer the destruction and turmoil in Japan caused by the 2011 tsunami and earthquake. So many elements compete for &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/t2Y7dzziGlU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/3179324683394081895/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=3179324683394081895" title="0 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/3179324683394081895" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/3179324683394081895" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/t2Y7dzziGlU/halloween-comes-early-to-national.html" title="Halloween comes early to the National Gallery of Art " /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-o6kwwBnmlrs/XUuQZo5Hk5I/AAAAAAAAMMM/-lCKjn2PsBwmvOy7RHhS0l84zvv-utp4ACLcBGAs/s72-c/AlaskaNGAJapAnimals%2B541.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>0</thr:total><georss:featurename>4th St NW, Washington, DC 20565, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>38.8912507 -77.016707600000018</georss:point><georss:box>13.3692162 -118.32530160000002 64.4132852 -35.708113600000019</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/08/halloween-comes-early-to-national.html</feedburner:origLink></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-4081098627537122018.post-4357316301817316678</id><published>2019-08-06T22:26:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2019-08-24T00:12:18.770-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="airports" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="SEA-TAC" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Seattle" /><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="sleeping in airports" /><title type="text">Sleeping in Seattle</title><summary type="html">
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  235. Sleeping at SEA-TAC/Photo by Patricia Leslie
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  238. On the floor at 4 a.m. at SEA-TAC , but at least they had pillows.  If they had taken a right turn off Concourse C, they would have found sleeping pads (sans armrests) on couches. They missed the website/Photo by Patricia Leslie
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  241. Sleeping at SEA-TAC with what looks like a baby blanket, but where's the baby?/Photo by Patricia Leslie
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  244. Remind you &lt;img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~4/5RRE6Rlzv4o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/&gt;</summary><link rel="replies" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/feeds/4357316301817316678/comments/default" title="Post Comments" /><link rel="replies" type="text/html" href="http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=4081098627537122018&amp;postID=4357316301817316678" title="2 Comments" /><link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4357316301817316678" /><link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href="http://www.blogger.com/feeds/4081098627537122018/posts/default/4357316301817316678" /><link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WashingtonSpeaks/~3/5RRE6Rlzv4o/sleeping-in-seattle.html" title="Sleeping in Seattle" /><author><name>Patricia Leslie</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/17795504134889183749</uri><email>[email protected]</email><gd:image rel="http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail" width="16" height="16" src="https://img1.blogblog.com/img/b16-rounded.gif" /></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-T2L_HVJvens/XUkC29v9x2I/AAAAAAAAMLM/L8_XPJxTDjQKW0jmFN9x0cZbdqCfdrdhgCLcBGAs/s72-c/AlaskaNGAJapAnimals%2B001.JPG" height="72" width="72" /><thr:total>2</thr:total><georss:featurename>Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), 17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158, USA</georss:featurename><georss:point>47.4502499 -122.30881650000003</georss:point><georss:box>21.928215400000003 -163.61741050000003 72.9722844 -81.000222500000035</georss:box><feedburner:origLink>http://washingtonspeaks.blogspot.com/2019/08/sleeping-in-seattle.html</feedburner:origLink></entry></feed>
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