Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel
Travel Blogs from Silver Spring
On Saturday Jonathan, Jacob, and Tia Stacy couldn't do much so we left to see the Lincoln Memorial. We didn't stay very long. We then went to see the White House were we saw Barack Obama leave. There was a caravan of like ten black SUVs and an ambulance. He was really ...
... no cherry blossoms...too cold and snowy. Probably next week when we are gone.
As we drove around town, Vivian pointed all of the various governmental office buildings; the FBI, the Department of Justice, the State Department, Executive Office Building, the US Postal Service, etc, etc, etc.
We drove all along the two-mile long, Washington Mall. At the East end is the Capitol Building, in the middle the Washington Monument (being ...
... a slightly barmy early 19th century house turned Inn where we were encouraged to help ourselves to sherry in the sitting room kept company by about 600 toy rabbits covering every surface. Another town of wonderful clapboard architecture (factoid: we discovered this is pronounced clapurd) but the town is famous for Bellvue Avenue where the rich escapees from the hot-house south built their summer cottages in the mid 19th century, a curious term for properties the largest of ...
... and yes I took my vitamins, etc., etc.
I am basically packed, although I keep having those moments of "Oh-my-God, am I missing something really important??" Luckily for me I have all night tonight to continue freaking myself out. Maybe I'll make another list. "Things that you already packed and need to calm down about".
Here's the plan: a few last errands to run in the morning tomorrow, kickboxing, and final packing (I told Robbie he can ...
... the kids could have gone on a while I think). So the typing is painful, but we'll see how it goes. I really need to be less verbose (good luck), and sorry for the probable typos a d hopefully entertaining auto-corrects. Pics are either in Facebook or Instagram (highama), and will eventually show up on here after the trip, if I remember and get around to it. (Wow, Word Count shows almost a thousand words. I might have to start turning these into ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility