09 Dec

Hill's Eye View: Honored at Half Mast

Seeing a flag at half mast at the Capitol is always sobering. John Sonderman gracefully captures this micro view of the flag demonstrates. This photo was taken in September, but the one flying this morning shows the nations’ reverence for the trials and triumphs of Nelson Mandela. Share your photos with the THIH Flickr group.


06 May

Hill's Eye View: Every Day Topsy Turvy

It’s surreal how accustomed we become to the majestic “Washington” sites all around us. See an angle that turns an everyday Capitol Hill site on its head? Share it with us here on the The Hill is Home flickr group.  


22 Jan

Hill's Eye View: Our Backyard Cleans Up Well

If anything, the pomp and circumstance of the Inauguration, with its festoons, trumpeters, military flourish and motorcades, demonstrated just how well our city can work the camera.  Capitol Hill was dressed up beautifully; share your Inauguration Day photos with us on the Hill is Home flickr group.


03 Jul

A Capitol (Hill) Fourth

To me, Independence Day is a pretty special day on Capitol Hill.  Yes there is the deep meaning of living so close to the federal government on a day we remember our declaration of freedom and how special and unique that is.  Sure, there’s that. But Capitol Hill seems to take on a very small-town […]


12 Mar

Lost Capitol Hill: Anatomy of a Scandal (part 2)

Last week, we saw how a story was started and spread, but how the question of the truth of the original Tribune article on which the whole story is based was casually omitted. In the article, the reporter makes a number of allegations, and, as it turns out, very few of them really happened the […]