As part of my ongoing effort to explore every nook and cranny of this area, I recently sojourned down an urban nature trail alongside a stream.
This is about 6 miles from the White House.
The trail passes under a highway and then through a (gulp!) tunnel.
The other side.
I like to find places like this: out of the way Jeep trails, two-tracks and service roads.
This is staghorn sumac.
I've got your "affordable health care". Right here!
And more fall colors: