The National Mall in winter

Even on a cold day in January, there’s a lot to see on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. You just have to look a little harder to find it.

The Washington Monument stands watch over a lonely winter landscape, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Washington D.C. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)
Volunteer Allen McCabe stands in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Washington D.C. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)
Volunteer Allen McCabe speaks with a visitor at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Washington D.C. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)
A sculpture of a Korean War soldier stands in front of a granite wall of carved faces, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)
Two mounted police officers patrol the National Mall, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Washington D.C. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)
A wreath adds color on a gray January day, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. A ranger at the memorial told me that members of the Class of 1963 at the Seoul National University always maintain a wreath at the site in appreciation for the assistance given to their country by members of the U.S. armed forces. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)
A winter landscape frames the bronze sculpture at the Vietnam Women's Memorial, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Washington D.C. The sculpture, created by Glenna Goodacre, is "the first national memorial to female veterans," according to the Web site of the Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation. (Photo by Andrea Kenner)