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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. ...
... to the tomb of the unknown soldier. we saw the changing of the guard ceremony. When we left the ceremony we got a train to the pentagon, it was pretty boring because you couldn't see much as we were not allowed in. We saw the memorial for the 911 victims at the front of the pentagon. After that we caught the train back the hotel where we had dinner and watched Americas funniest videos. I will update you tomorrow when we are going to the White house and other stuff. ...
... 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 ...
... Lemon curd tart and a giant almond crunch cookie were served for dessert. We had to try both, of course. To die for!
After dinner, we toured their lovely home, including a wine "cellar." Before returning us to the hotel, Bill drove us around the District, pointing out many landmarks, lit up and looking so beautiful in the evening! It promises to be an exciting week ...
... 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 ...
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