This is not one of my own photographs, but I wish it was. It's the Jefferson Memorial at sunset, from across the Tidal Basin, taken by a guy whose Etsy profile just describes him as "photome" from Brooklyn. I wish I knew more; I'd attribute this to him. I love his work.
I am disappointed and dismayed by the choices of the people who are in charge here in Washington, DC, but I love this place. I haven't taken a single picture yet, but expect to see some soon. In the meantime, enjoy this oil painting by Nancy Merkle: