Quality Hotel Conference Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... their property that evening. We ate one of our treats for dinner: we had packed steaks and cooked them in foil packets in the coals of our fire. They were delicious.
Sadly, after that first day we didn't see the sun for the rest of the trip. It became grey and overcast and, while it didn't rain much more than a little sprinkle while we were on the river the second day, it rained at night, and so started the time of having constantly wet gear. It wasn't too bad, since we ...
... up on some Netflix, but couldn't get a Netflix signal over their Wi-Fi, so settled on reading and listening to K106.7 on I Heart Radio over the Wi-Fi. Kind of cool to listen to stuff going on back home.
Tomorrow we head south again to Roanoke, via the Shenandoah National Park, and get to spend the next 5 nights in a hotel. In some ways I'm really looking forward to it, in other ways not. But the train show should be fun.
I'll keep you all posted.
... States. You've got these two mighty rivers coming together... a town squeezed in between them that still looks much like it did 150 ago (except for a couple of cars)... There are two railroad bridges which sort of symbolize the strategic importance of this place for industry and the expansion of the American Experiment... and yet despite the fact that this mighty, ambitious civilization has been growing and developing for some 400 years, here at this ...
... started a draft (conscription), there were riots in New York (featured in Gangs of New York) and one could avoid the draft by paying someone else to do it for you. Going rate was $300, and one man was found to have drafted for others over 250 times for money.
Also worth noting is that at Gettysburg and Antietam, the North only engaged 70% of their force in battle, compared to the CSA 100%.
Took the auto tour round Bolivar heights and ...
... class so we were ready to get going. I found out that my estimate on how much my suitcase weighed of 22 pounds was off... it was 29 pounds! But I was close. Our driver for the bus that took us to Dulles has drove the choir in the past on tours. His name is Mike. He is a pretty cool guy. Mike and I always have a good time chatting about sports and life or how I keep Dr. Ryder in check. So it was nice catching up ...