Hilton Garden Inn Silver Spring North
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My dear friends, family, devoted followers, and stalkers (I know you're out there) - I'm getting ready for the trip of a lifetime! Okay, so maybe I say that about every trip. I've been talking about it and planning it for so long now, I can hardly believe it is less than a week away. Though it won't be quite as much of a culture shock as Africa, it will certainly be the biggest trip I have done on my own.
I had some truly lofty ideas for ...
The dawn has passed but, still,
on the horizon, a red orb glows,
I sit, chilled, bundled, and, wait.
I obey. I must.
Time has stopped,
After months, moving,
Mile upon mile,
It has come to this,
This Impass, this Chasm, this Frontier.
The sameness, the familiar.
No bold entrepreneur has dared
All is still, All is the same, All, as it was left.
and we ...
... Jack and June.
The road is spotted with white stains left from the salt from past winter storms. The highway littered with blown truck tires laying like wounded animals on the shoulder. The trees and terrain have that right height feel to them. This looks like home. As we edge closer to greater D.C., the ticky tacky houses begin. Not Daley City ticky tacky, but certainly Manasas sprawl. They seem to be done fixing Hwy 66 and we hit the beltway. The X seems ...
It occurred to me after talking with all of you over the Christmas holidays that we travel a lot. Robert headed to Russia (under rather sad circumstances, I'll admit) and Tom spent a wonderful Christmas in Whistler, B.C., Vic always seems to be heading somewhere out west and Betsy and I love spending time on the Eastern Shore (and don't forget Steve, Mimi and vineyards!) I ...
... and simple to understand - I like the way it is done because it gets the essentials across and it also gives me half a chance of remembering it! I then looked at some modern art which was absolutely wonderful - there were pieces in this museum that blew my little head! Rothko (three in a row), Giacometti (one very cool sculpture), Kerry James Marshall (modern painter concentrating on Black history and particularly the slavery ships voyage from Africa ...
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