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... into our rooms immediately - dropped our bags, found a coffee and started walking. This is very different to New York, no real high rise - to date we've only seen 10-12 storey buildings which are very majestic, ...
This morning we had breakfast at Artie's which is a favorite brunch place of the Lingard's. It was delicious! I had French toast with American fries, fruit, eggs and bacon. Scott had chicken and waffles...as weird as it sounds it was sooo good!! The chicken was battered and had Cajun spices and the waffles had a bourbon glaze. It was definitely something you don't see everywhere! After brunch we drove to Mount Vernon where we were able to ...
... we recognized...of course, John Boehner was presiding over the house. There was a pro tem presiding over the senate, but I wouldn't have been terrible excited to see Biden anyway. :-) We saw John McCain and Ron Johnson. Other than that, there were only 3-4 members of the House and Senate on the floor at any given time.
We contacted Michele Bachman's office and are hoping that maybe we can visit her tomorrow. We don't know her well, ...
... memorial as well as his important quotes.
We left Dulles about 5:45 PM. and arrived in Roma the next day after nice, smooth 8.75 hour flight. During the flight, I continued to listen to Steves' interviews and "The Agony & Ecstasy" to prepare for our first trip to Italy. Although the flight was smooth, we got very little ...
... After it, we made quick time to check out the Hope Diamond and hurried home to ensure the little nuggets napped in the car.
Tomorrow we have the White House Tour and a visit to the Air and Space Museum. We decided to become members of the Smithsonian ($12) since we'll be going back during December and I'm sure we'll hit up the Natural History Museum again to finish visiting all the other exhibits.
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