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... the Capital Building. Quite a different aspect from yesterday and a far more positive view of DC. We visited the Korean War Memorial at which the names of every soldier killed in action were being read by veterans to commemorate the 20 years since the memorial was erected. There was a marble wall which was inscribed with pictures of soldiers of America, Korea and the some 20 other countries that took part in some way. They deem it, ...
We woke early, had breakfast, and headed out with time to spare before our first appointment.
Or so we thought. We took the metro to the capitol south stop during rush hour- the subway was definitely full. We walked to the Hart Senate building and stopped to let Em use the potty and made it to our appointment for a congressional tour right on time. Our Senator Tim Scott's staff had arranged for a couple of ...
"Rolling Thunder" is a United States advocacy group that seeks full accountability for prisoners of war (POW) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all US wars. It hosts an annual motorcycle rally in Washington, DC, during the Memorial Day weekend called “The Ride for Freedom”. This year in excess of a million riders and spectators took part, more than doubling the population ...
... turkey meatballs... It was hard work! People who do that are really strong! I admire them a lot for the work they do for homeless. I was proud to share this new experience with new people.
The sun is shining now, there is no temperature below 10 degree Celsius. With my friends we picnicked close to the Jefferson Memorial where we could benefit of the arrival of spring. Flowers ...
... and in 1800 when it was initially completed it was described by Thomas Jefferson as the Taj Mahal and he was embarrassed by its size. More interesting was possibly the hoards of protestors out the front, of every creed and grievance. I can think of plenty of places around the world where protesting out the front of your Leader's office would be viewed as treason and you wouldn't last 60 seconds. Interestingly the Office of the Interior ( the Veep) next door was ...
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