Tag Archives: Maryland

Tallest buildings of Greater Washington, DC

As many know, there are building height limitations in Washington, DC. Beyond the Washington Monument, most structures in the District of Columbia are limited to a maximum of 130 feet. Meanwhile, the suburbs in Maryland and Virginia do not have … Continue reading

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An inspirational city and setting – Cumberland, Maryland

Each time I return to the western half of Maryland, where I resided in Hagerstown two decades ago, I try to plan my trip to include a visit to one of the most picturesque, historic, and unique cities in the entire United States – Cumberland, Maryland.  … Continue reading

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Have mercy on us Maryland

If you have not seen the new University of Maryland football uniform and helmet, you might want to get a barf bag before looking at the photo below. I realize they incorporate the colors and designs of the state flag, … Continue reading

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