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This trip is special. Rather than my usual last minute, throw everything in a suitcase and stay up until 2 hours before it is time to leave thus crashing immediately on the plane, I actually preplanned all my packing. I even coordinated all outfits with jewelry, took photos and placed a photo with each day's itinerary! Nerd. ...
... of the early Founding Fathers ended up penniless. A far cry from our Presidents today, huh? A good, if not a bit long tour. And the guide didn't seem to put much emphasis on what I wanted to see most, the grave site. Interesting that neither he nor Dolly had a grave marker until much later. They just didn't believe in them.
I walked the roughly 1/3 mile down a hill to the Madison Family Cemetery. Once again I found myself alone ...
... happy not to have been overrun by Red Coats, that a Big Flag has flown here ever since.
We watched a brief and moving movie presentation, then a brief and entertaining expansion by the volunteer guide and off we trotted to see the Big Flag. The medium sized Big Flag was flying for us and it was enormous. The children all ran around having fun among the battlements and cannon, then helped with the end-of-day flag-change. Good stuff.
And so ended ...
... had virtually disappeared and when it was time to light the candle, they couldn’t get it lit. They pulled out a lighter and tried to the light it that way, but the wind was blowing and couldn’t keep it lit. Goodness gracious! They went into the vestibule and lite the candle there with success. The rest of the congregation was able to light their candles as they entered the church and we continued with the mass inside. The priest began singing the ...
After the final Saturday night in NYC, there were just 3 more days (not counting the gladly taken sabbath) to enjoy life in the fast lane before heading south to Washington, DC. Monday - once more in safe hands of culinary kingpins Greg & Andy who steer us confidently through the chaotic twists and turns of Chinatown. Passing through markets, shops, restaurants , all suppliant of alien odours, kaleidoscopic colours and the untranslatable signage and chatter of one of ...
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