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Yes, we managed to do some sightseeing today, and visited Mt. Vernon, President George Washington's old estate.
Located on the Potomac river, it's only a half hour drive from Lulu's parents. We picked ...
... gets posher each time I have to repeat myself. One start speaking with a particularly upper class accent when one requests service! Service in shops is excellent - staff could not be more helpful when you ask for something. In Buckle( my favourite jeans store) it's like having your own personal shopper running around after you - love it! Well the Govt have now voted to go back to work... About time, but who am I to talk! So hopefully the sites of DC will now be ...
... then the commuter train. If I had to pick a favourite moment of the journey I'm not sure what would win: a) being scammed into an awful $17 Chinese for lunch, b) being so bored that I watched a looped YNN feature telling high school children how to cross the road (I'm sure these 14-18 year old kids, who should have been in school an hour and a half before, watch the morning news), or c) my final leg on a partially full 48-seat propeller plane staffed by ...
This morning we had breakfast at Artie's which is a favorite brunch place of the Lingard's. It was delicious! I had French toast with American fries, fruit, eggs and bacon. Scott had chicken and waffles...as weird as it sounds it was sooo good!! The chicken was battered and had Cajun spices and the waffles had a bourbon glaze. It was definitely something you don't see everywhere! After brunch we drove to Mount Vernon where we were able to ...
... gained of the geography over time. It was as if New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific islands were being discovered before our eyes – on one map, we even saw the pencil markings of the ship’s sailing route that was made during their voyage!
- Harvey opened up a book that had photos of old maps. On one map in particular that was exceptionally intricate in design and detailed, Harvey commented on how much time it must have taken ...
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