"Happy Valentine's Day To You, Happy Valentine's Day To You"

Pedro Santos makes arrangements on the phone as his daughter Marina waits to have her picture taken. Marina is celebrating her 15th birthday. He said he invested a little more than usual for her birthday this year. "Do you know the [metaphor] of the budding rose?" he asked. According to Salvadorian tradition, at fifteen his daughter is now a woman.

-+ Friday the 13th +-

The National Mall has some creepy looking places. The carousel in front of the Smithsonian Castle is a classic.