Sure, if you want to see the leaves change color during autumn the northeast United States is clearly one of the best places to leaf peap. But if you want to truly see the best fall foliage then Shenandoah National Park is the place to be.
Whatever you call it – bombogenesis, nor’easter, or winter storm Grayson – one thing is for sure. It’s cold! While we get our fair share of winter storms from time to time, winter in DC isn’t quite known for the inches of snow left behind. More often than not it’s the deep freezes we find ourselves in. And these past two weeks of below freezing temperatures throughout the area sure has left the city entirely frozen!
The final countdown started. The sky grew darker in every direction. 10, 9, 8… Look, there’s Venus! 7, 6, 5… Glasses off, glasses off! 4, 3, 2… Woah, look at that diamond ring! 1. For over a year, I had planned for the 2017 total solar eclipse. However, at the moment of totality, I realized I hadn’t prepared at all. Not for this.
Happy May! As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Plus it also brings you a new photo of wildflowers in bloom!
Not long after President Trump took office, references to climate change seemed to disappear from the White House website. An off-the-cuff comment quickly appeared on Reddit, “There needs to be a Scientists’ March on Washington.” A Facebook event was soon created and three months later an idea grew into a global rally for science. On Earth Day, science supporters converged for the DC March for Science along with over 600 satellite marches.