Monthly Archives: April 2013

A History Lesson

Thursday proved to be our busiest day, at least in terms of learning and museum hopping.  We awoke early, had a quick breakfast, and rolled out (ha) to our first stop: The Newseum.  It had topped the list of recommended … Continue reading

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Arlington and the National Cathedral

After spending the previous few days seeing sights relatively close to the hotel, Wednesday was the day we decided to branch out a little and see a little more outside of the National Mall area of Washington.  To that end, … Continue reading

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Touring the Capitol

Tuesday was the only day we had where there was a SPECIFIC scheduled event:  a tour of the Capitol itself.  In order to arrange that, I had to reach out to one of my local Senators.  Considering I am not … Continue reading

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The Nation’s Capital

We arrived in D.C. mid-day Sunday and after a brief snafu with the shuttle from the airport (they sent the car to Dulles, not Baltimore!) arrived at the hotel immediately impressed with the location.  Half a mile from the Capitol … Continue reading

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Flying to the District

It’s been a while since I’ve flown somewhere exclusively for vacation.  It’s been even long since I’ve gone on vacation WITH someone.  Mom sits beside me, reading her book and enjoying her in-flight beverage.  We are en route to Washington, … Continue reading

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