These are a couple months old now, but I wanted to share them because this was a beautiful September Saturday in DC and it was spent biking and laughing with new friends.
Embarrassed to admit, but before moving to DC I thought Politico was purely an online venture
I biked with my former housemates over to the National Arboretum - it was a calm sanctuary in a city that is anything but
We weren't expecting to come upon Parthenon-esque columns, but there they were!
The columns were originally used at the East Portico of the Capitol building in 1828, but due to a design error were removed and only placed at the National Arboretum in the 1980's
We tried to race leaves into the relecting pool but they weren't very cooperative
Detail of the columns