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... the playground before returning to Campsite 118 for a cookout at the RV. We watched the new version of Annie before bedtime.
Sunday, June 7th- Up bright and early for showers and breakfast before the hour drive into church. We then had snack at Starbucks before returning home . Granny and Pop drove back to their summer home (RV) to spend the afternoon cleaning grills and fire ...
... are quite lovely. Back to the car via the Sculpture Garden.
Moved the car to the road we had parked on last night in West Potomac Park. This is free parking for 3 hours. We were down close to the Franklin D Roosevelt monument which is huge and is made up of many stone walls creating rooms with some of his sayings engraved on the walls. There were also some statues and sculptures in the memorial.
We proceeded to the Martin Luther King ...
... monument and a lovely Afr.-Amer. guy calling the squirrels with peanuts to offer, a daily ritual, he tells me( lots of squirrels everywhere we have been, dear little things) Finally we arrive at the Smithsonian original old building intending to get out of the heat by walking through it en route to the African Art Museum in a separate building. We found ourselves in the Natural History Museum which included as huge section on Minerals and Gems. Well, ...
... who have a home game at 7pm. We decide to stick around to watch it. Make friends with a man called Neal who's also sitting at the bar who's got lots of recommendations & stories.
Neal left shortly before the game started as he had season tickets to the game. Others start dispersing through some doors & I ask the bar man where they are going. He replies that it's an entry point to Verizon centre where the games ...
If I'm honest I wasn't all that keen on DC. It seems very spread out with no set shopping areas that we could see. Also both Mel & I said we felt much safer walking around in NYC. Seemed to be several gang type areas & lots of beggars. Not sure I'd come back in a hurry but then again maybe I would to visit all of the Smithsonian Institutes that were closed due to the government shutdown. Some of them ...