Courtyard by Marriott Potomac Mills
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... surviving members of the King family, give speeches about the legacy of black civil rights. It was drizzling and badly organised and we queued (in the American sense, and with nothing near the despondent efficiency of the English) for ages, but I heard three presidents past and present take the podium and it was totally worth it. I was proud to be British for a second time when, that evening, we went to Arlington's military twilight tattoo. The marine drill team ...
... at 8:30. That's when they start selling tickets. 9:00 is the first tour. I was on the second. And I also wanted to beat the crowds. And I was the 10th car in the parking lot. By the time I left two hours later, there were hundreds of cars and many busses as well. I love it when a plan comes together. One more reason. It was 98 degrees here today. Go early and beat the heat. It all worked out.
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... gave me some backstory on some of the storylines. One story included a couple, once engaged, where the woman physically abused the man. The story got even juicier when the man had fallen in love with another woman! In the midst of trying to escape his abuser with their infant daughter, his ex accused HIM of abusing HER. We watched as the man stood on trial for the said abuse. Anyway, I’m not going to go into the whole dirty detail, but I must admit it ...
... I´m afraid I won´t have enough time to get to know completely. Even though, I am very aware that my experience here is just starting and I’m currently overwhelmed by all the great things I will encounter, I know that this is not a place where you can waste time doing nothing.
As I wind down this first blog entry, I find myself, similarly, winding down for the night. Life out here is a rush. We go to work, we come home, and ...
... and more like 120F in, probably more by the fryers. Poor devils. I got my junk food and go the hell back to the cool of the hotel. As I arrived there was a colossal thunderclap and the sky blessfully opened, cooling everyone's bad tempers (I imagined). Everyone that is, apart from the party goers in the pool out the back - they ran for the hills in their swimsuits and the music, and the reverberations through my walls, stopped ...