Today was a walk-aimlessly-through-the-city day. After I dropped off the edits I did yesterday at 826DC, I decided some coffee was in order. Unfortunately, it seems everyone had the same idea at the Columbia Heights coffee shops.
With no seats to be found, I grabbed the Circulator and decided to try my luck down 14th Street. But each place came up like the last: full of people using laptops, reading books, catching up with friends. Blast all you people who want to spend your leisure time in cafes.
I ended up wandering down from U Street to Logan Circle and Scott Circle and finally over to Dupont. While walking around, I took some time to actually take in some of the sights I was passing by.
Found these chairs in front of an apartment building on Rhode Island cool-looking. Might have to try sitting in them one day.
While crossing 15th Street, I glanced over and realized there was a perfect view of the Washington Monument from here. The thing is, if it weren’t for the monument, it would look like any other city.
I have no idea who this is, but he’s important enough to have his own little statue on Scott Circle.
The Philippine embassy is the closest I’ve ever come to the motherland.
99%, Occupy, etc., etc. in front of the SEIU offices.
Fun Cicero quote that rings true in Second Story Books on P Street.
Success! Open table found (just one single table too) and chai latte acquired at Soho on P and 20th.