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... mums life as I had no wifi and my phone is on aeroplane mode, so she had no form of contact from me for this amount of time. The train was actually really fun, I met some cool people, saw some wicked scenery, drank about 8 cups of tea and ate about 12 mini twix. Friday, I took the subway, WITHOUT GETTING LOST, and began walking to my hostel. I then arrived at the street I knew my hostel was on, and began wandering down the street looking for my hostel, it was nowhere to be seen. I asked ...
There was quite a large room on the Wright Brothers - their early tests etc, and their first plane . A display featuring NASA space flights, with equipment, lunar lander, lunar rover, equipment used, space suits (some actual - Buzz Aldrin), and Gene Kranz's white vest if you have seen the movie Apollo 13. A walk thru of the Space Lab, 747 cockpits, spacecraft cockpits etc. Steve Fossets capsule in which ...
... than my library card. I wanted to get one so I could find my friend's book but I didn't have time.
Next I wandered across to the back side of the Capital building and got some good photos before stopping to eat. After lunch I hopped on the metro to head to Arlington. During the ride, the train stopped for a medical emergency and then a few minutes later we were told we had to get off of the train and go around to the other side to where ...
... weather, so I only got to see the Capitol and the Washington monument from afar. Abraham Lincoln Memorial and the White House were on my bucket list too... Well, definitely next time! But there are plenty of museums which are great places to kill time and save money as they are free. We picked the National Air and Space Museum, which was so big, that you could easily spend a whole day there.
The electricians installed a bunch of lights yesterday - some well, some not so well. The living and dining room fixtures look great. The light in front of the door is nice. In the master bath they installed the vanity light pointing up, when we specifically and repeatedly said pointing down. The hanging light in front of the powder room is going back to Lowes. It might have looked okay if the ac wall unit was in the kitchen like it was supposed to be. Not only does it just look ...
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