Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
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... job allows him to work from anywhere there is internet, so he will continue working--making this trip financially feasible. My last day of work at DC Public Schools is December 20. It's really hard for me to leave a job and coworkers I enjoy so much, but the timing works out perfectly right now, and we may not have a chance to do something like this again....
We are both a little nervous about missing family and friends (and our ...
... of aviation. This went from the Wright brothers, to the efforts of aeroplanes in the wars and through the journeys into space. After this we walked up the National Mall towards Capitol Hill and spent time admiring this magnificent building.
We then decided to walk up to grab some dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe but not before stopping by the Ford Theater. We decided then to call by an see the White House all light up in lights under the night sky before heading ...
... org/events-cal endar/6240-mayan-ac-tah-creates-peace-l abyrinth-at-vietnam-memorial-washington -dc) that we watched the last of at the end of the evening - see Dave sitting in the middle and walking around the labyrinth. Also, there was a group singing and dancing nearby that we watched that was jamming to their own beat. People were playing football, walking around, having picnics, ...
... Sierra Nevada," created in a Rome studio by a German artist (who had, we understand, at least traveled to the CA Sierras).
We paused at the Naval Memorial Square, with its giant map of much of the world. It's a very distorted globe, but it was fun to walk around and try to identify various islands and lakes.
Then we had lunch at a very tasty Mexican restaurant, Oyamel. The GWU/Syracuse basketball had just let out, and it was very crowded. We sat ...
... Arlington Cemetery. A sign near the gate reads, "please treat our nations most sacred shrine with respect". To say there are lots of graves is an understatement....to see the uniform white grave stones layed out as far as you can see in any direction is quite powerful!! We hiked up the hill (and it was a hike) past the Kennedy Graves to the Tomb of the unknown soldier at the top. This tombstone (and ...
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