The Awakening Statue // Favorite Things

 One of the most interesting public art installations in the area, this is the recently moved statue, The Awakening.

We met my parents, who are visiting for a week or two, for dinner tonight. As we were driving home, we rounded a corner and came upon this. It was seriously the most breathtaking sunset I have seen in a long, long time. The Potomac River was awash in pink and orange and salmon and every color in between. Sadly, there was no where to park and get out, so I (safely) took this picture as a drive by from my car. When I went around the block again, the sunset had vanished. 

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2 Comments

  1. Posted September 29, 2010 at 2:21 pm | Permalink

    What a beautiful sunset! You did an awesome job capturing all the colors!

  2. Posted October 5, 2010 at 7:08 pm | Permalink

    They moved that statue? Where is it now? I love that park on Hains Point. I love DC!!!!

    ps – i just read the link – I guess it’s been awhile since I’d been to Hains point!

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