National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
This little book will surprise even experienced birders with its word and picture portraits of what makes 160 of our most common birds anything but ordinary. It packs an amazing amount of readable -- and intriguing -- information into a very small space. The pictures not only show typical behaviors but succeed as attention grabbers in themselves. The text is unique among
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There will be a performance in the Brown Bag Concert series on Thursday, May 2 at noon, in room A-5, at the MLK library.The concert will include classical music selections for cello and/or piano. The performers are local professional musicians, who have been playing, on the first Thursday of each month, for more than 10 years.
There is a lot going on in the world . . . tragic bombings, terrorist mail, deadly explosions and threats of war. There are also the every day conflicts and stresses of school, work, and home. Things can overwhelm you and you may feel heightened feelings of anxiety and sadness.
Dan Vera is a D.C.-based poet who has made many contributions to the literary landscape of Washington, not least of which is the fabulous DC Writers' Homes website, which maps the houses where writers lived and worked right here in DC.