Monthly Archives: May 2014

And the winner is . . .

On May 15th  Mayor Gray announced the 2014 Winners of Historic Preservation for the District of Columbia.   In predictable fashion, the award ceremony was more about celebrating development money than anything historical.  A lifetime achievement award went to Doug … Continue reading

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Phony Environmentalism

Yesterday I took my bike down the Glen Echo Trolley trail that cuts through the Palisades. It had rained earlier in the day so conditions were especially boggy (some areas are always boggy).  Sunday, the PCA had sponsored a trolley … Continue reading

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Will Finn’s Earth Day Project Incubate an Egg?

My neighbor brought me this blue egg thinking that I could perform incubation on it. I thought my son’s Earth Day project might work so I put the egg inside and placed the one liter bottle on the fridge. I’ll … Continue reading

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Radiocarbon Test Results

The ages were not as old as I had thought they would be but were old nonetheless. The sample from Potomac Ave (DG-01) has a date of 2169 years before present with an error of 26 years. For perspective, that … Continue reading

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