It was a freezing cold January day in 2009 when we stood in a massive orderly crowd as President Barack Hussein Obama was sworn into office. Those were peaceful times and security was not as tight.. On Monday crowds strolled the streets of downtown Washington and the areas immediately in front of the White HouseContinue reading “Remembering President Barack Obama’s 2009 Inauguration”
Today he is wearing Elmo slippers playing with a toy airplane. Before long he won’t believe that he ever wore those slippers and will be craving expensive sneakers and car keys instead. How time flies. Lonnie Dawkins on Facebook
Once upon a time there were two houses filled with large families, busy, loud, noisy.
Washington, DC’s summer weather is doggone hot! 100 degrees maybe more. Early today in Buddy Attick Lake Park in Greenbelt, MD my new friend John was making sure his dog was getting relief. http://www.lonniedawkins.com
Often families in mourning are not able to focus on who is present and what events are happening. Pictures allow them to be reminded.
If I were to ask you where do you think these pictures were taken, it is probably not likely that you would say Alaska. These were taken years ago before I knew what a Sarah Palin was.
I still recall the warm greetings and beautiful attire that the women wore.
Model: Khemistry Photographer: Lonnie Dawkins http://lonniedawkins.com Lonnie Dawkins on Facebook
Today’s person is Charles and he is a barber in Baltimore but his clients and friends all call him Knowledge.
I decided to take my camera and engage people I didn’t know. My plan was to ask them what was going on with them on that day. I went to a park in NW DC and had no success in the morning. I talked to a fascinating man but he would have no part of having his picture taken as he had an issue with the police.