Monthly Archives: May 2015

C & O Canal Train Bridge in Washington DC

Here is a dispiriting example of how historical preservation slips through the cracks in the District of Columbia. Unfortunately for the old railroad lamps that lit the converted railroad trestle bridge, there is no development money hustle that might stir … Continue reading

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Into the Woods with James McMahon

Here is my new film of James McMahon doing his thing in the woods. The film is a sequel to the one I did in 2008. Into The Woods with James McMahon from Doug Dupin on Vimeo.

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Pollinators in the Woods

I was helping with a wild bee survey near Fletchers Boathouse today. The traps catch all sorts of pollinators found in the woods – bees, flies, and butterflies. Here is a Zebra Swallowtail specimen.

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Skate Ramp

The skate ramp has already attracted drifters, hustlers, and other deviants. Here is John O visiting Saturday May 9th.

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Attic Find

I’m amazed that some items in my house are still undiscovered. Today while insulating the attic I came across this contest card. The York Theatre built in 1919 still stands but without any of its original charm at Georgia Ave … Continue reading

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Moss Graffiti

I was alerted to this possibility by a neighbor and promptly collected some samples of moss and lichen. I mixed the samples into buttermilk and “painted” some tiles. The fine-powdered lichen sample seems to be the most promising (center tile).

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