Washington, D.C.: On Painting Impasto

By Samantha Kiss Second-place winner of the 2016 Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship When people think about visiting Washington, D.C., they create an impressionist painting characterized by swirling shades of patriotism: dashes of museums crowded with artifacts, towering monuments, and ribbons of ethnic restaurants mingling with office spaces. This is the big picture. This is what we put on postcards and in picture frames....