Residence Inn Columbia
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Rein and I just got a new camera today so we have been learning how to use it. We are both going to just bring a carry on for a two week trip! It will be a challenge for me. I think I am going to have to cut out half of what I am planning on bringing so I can pack goodies to take home with ...
... and Carols service (you can see the back of our heads!) here:
http://www.nationalcathedral.org/exec/c athedral/mediaPlayer?MediaID=MED-5V82M- OC0002&EventID=CAL-5QCSH-1N000S
After the service, we drove by the White House to try and see the National Christmas tree, but it was not lit up yet. We drove on to Maryland to have dinner, visit, and stay with our kids for the ...
Mid way through our 10 hour visit, we went to our second IMAX theater in as many days. Today we saw a 3D movie on the Hubble telescope. It showed how NASA astronauts made contact with it and made the repairs. Then they showed the Hawaiian islands from their work station. Gave me the chills. ...
... New York State, across the Tappan Zee bridge and into New Jersey. We stopped in New Jersey for a lunch on the side of the interstate, leftover pizza, what a treat!
Then it was down over the Delaware Memorial Bridge and into Maryland. We tried to stop in each state to get a souvenir magnet. When it proved quite difficult to get one for every state, Jess looked on the good 'ol internet and found a package deal for the magnets shaped like ...
... of the hotel where John Wilkes Booth hid after assassinating Lincoln. We got through security all right and began our tour of the museum that focuses on news and the spread of it. It was a great museum, but there was so much to look at and read that it was very overwhelming. If I could, I would have liked to spend one day on each level - and there are six. I would love to list everything I saw and learned, but I'll focus on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center