Featured Museum: The California Story

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) showcases the state’s history of attracting newcomers from early explorers to recent immigrants, as well as chronicling the lives of the native people who were here before them. OMCA also presents California’s influence in the world, significant events, art, and natural sciences. There’s something for everybody — native Californians, newcomers, and visitors.

Monumental Washington

Washington D.C. is filled with monuments, memorials and historical landmarks. Probably the most visible from many different vantage points is the towering Washington Monument that honors President George Washington. To mark Presidents’ Day, which recognizes all United States presidents (especially Abraham Lincoln and George Washington who used to have their own holidays on February 12th and 22nd, respectively), I wanted to share a few Washington Monument photos that I took during my visit to Washington D.C. in October.

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