Date archive for May, 2011
By David Gaines On Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Najwa’s First Washington Nationals Game

The first baseball game I ever went to was a minor league game — The Fayetteville Generals at JP Riddle Stadium. It was less of a stadium and more a baseball field with some bleachers. I have no idea More...

By David Gaines On Friday, May 27th, 2011
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Najwa at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Nearly a year ago I took a few photos of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial at the National Building Museum. Over 19,000 names are are carved in the 304-foot-long blue-gray marble walls of fallen More...

Nduku and Najwa in a helicopter at Air Show at Joint Base Andrews
By David Gaines On Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Memphis Belle, Thunderbirds at Joint Base Andrews for Najwa’s First Air Show

One day, perhaps, Najwa will become a pilot.  First, of course, she has to see what they do and their choice of vehicles.  Where better than the Andrews AFB Air Show? Najwa’s More...

By David Gaines On Monday, May 16th, 2011

Najwa Meets More Family Including Grandpa!

Whenever I hear Nduku talk about her grandparents, especially her grandmother who still works in the fields regardless of her age, her health and the family telling her to take it easy [and the heat, the dust and More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Random Photos From Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day Najwa and I took Nduku to the new IHOP in Columbia Heights. Najwa was stealing the spotlight, though, with the waitresses doting over her, forgetting to bring us our food before other couples More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Najwa Loungin’ in the Sun at Hains Point

The family took a walk around Hains Point in Washington, DC.  More...

By David Gaines On Thursday, May 5th, 2011

When they’re young, kids like colorful objects. Their senses are heightened and everything is brand new. When you visit the National Botanical Garden, you get an explosion of color, unique shapes, More...

By David Gaines On Monday, May 2nd, 2011

It’s A Celebration at Obama’s House!

At first I was going to call it the night. But when Daz text if I was at the White House, well, there will never be a night like this. So I took a stroll to Lafayette Park where there were hundreds of celebrants More...