Homewood Suites Silver Spring
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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I am sitting here at my dining room table in Rockville, Maryland with so much to do to prepare for my trip, but I have decided that this would be the perfect time to start my travel journal. I wanted to write this blog not only to keep everyone informed on what this 6 foot white Jew is doing half way across the world, but also so that I can look back on this adventure and see all the things that I did while abroad. I am about to ...
... the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian was erected; and the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture is under construction on a very prominent spot near the Washington Monument and set to open in 2016. I can’t help but worry about developing Mall clutter as more of the great open space gets built upon. It is not that any of these aren’t worthy of a prominent place in the nation’s capital, but what about the notion of the grand open area ...
... there is always a set of eyes on you. Around the wall at the side of memorial, there are etchings of soldiers and animals from that war.
We then climbed the numerous steps to reach the Lincoln Memorial. There facing us is a massive sculpture of Lincoln sitting on a chair looking out over the reflective ponds towards the Capitol. This was also the spot where Martin Luther King made his famous 'I have a dream' ...
... his gambling. My brother would tell me that our Mom, after marrying Charlie D., would send him down to the local Knights of Columbus to ask Charlie to come home from his poker game. Charlie would get up, roll down his sleeves, tie his tie, put on his jacket and head home for dinner. My brother also told me that when he was about 16, and thought he was a pool shark, Charlie D. took him to the local pool hall and beat his pants ...
... Capitol and the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is very grand and has a lot of history including the chairs used by some of the first justices. The Australian High Court would do well to emulate the sense of history that these types of exhibits give. The story of the first female judge is great and Sarah notes the she took 8 years out of the law to raise her 3 boys and during that time became involved in politics which eventually led to her appointment to the Supreme ...