Residence Inn by Marriott Potomac Mills
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... in the structure. Well at least they had not just covered it because they knew we were coming.
With the Navy yard shooting happening yesterday we were worried that the city might be on lock down,but that turned out to be an unfounded concern, with all attractions\memorials open to the public.
Next up we headed over to Obama's house (for the next 3 years only). Pretty cool pad if i might say so myself, ...
The Plan - get the train to Washington and wander around the memorials What really happened - We arrive at our final destination by train. To my surprise the overwhelming impression as we step out of the station is the similarity between Washington and London - the architecture, the trees, the traffic, the atmosphere, the number of people on their phones and the number of Japanese tourists. There ...
... their first, and then on July 4, 1826, exactly 50 years to the day after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson died and was buried there. The cool thing was that I got to the cemetery a full ten minutes before anyone else. Do you know what it's like to spend ten minutes conversing with one of your childhood heroes? Best ten minutes of the trip.
Then it was back to the Visitor's Center for a film and ...
... at RAF Alconbury where we had gone our very first day in England. Since tomorrow was Easter, Cheryl wanted to pick up some groceries at the commissary and make a quick stop at the Exchange for a new watch. We picked up some snacks for our journey (which included some yummy Reese’s Eggs- yum!).
It was back to the cottage for some “chillax” time before the Easter Vigil Mass that Cheryl was going to bring us to in Huntington. We ended ...
... what needed to be seen there. We went everywhere and spoke to anyone who would listen. We scarcely remembered to eat because we were so swept up in the moment and the vibe, that we could **********taine ourselves. When we did stop to eat, it was very rushed - for fear of missing out on anything happening in thee streets. For us this was like Thanksgiving feast for the excitement starved San Diego couple. We needed to get it all in!
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