We ended our vacation where we started, back with family in Philadelphia. The drive from Lancaster was pretty fast. We stopped for breakfast in a Waffle House on Highway 30. … Continue reading Gonna Fly Now
A visit to Philadelphia, New York, and D.C.
The restaurant in the hotel was a bit hit and miss. After a late swim at night, we came out for dinner, and it was a train wreck. Everything we … Continue reading Behind the Green Shades
We drove out of Alexandria in the morning. It is pretty nice to be able to rent a one-way car to get around. But I have done this so often … Continue reading Million times more humble than Thou art
It was getting hot again. The rain was pretty short at night, and didn’t cool things much. We got up and the streets were dry, and getting warm early. We … Continue reading I don’t believe in Peter Pan, Frankenstein, or Superman
The upside of the storm was that it cooled the city down considerably. But we didn’t want to get caught out in something like that again. We tried to sleep … Continue reading Drip dry, no starch
We had a 9:30am appointment with our congresswoman, and we didn’t want to be late. We had a Capitol Building tour scheduled with Susan DelBene’s office. We had contacted her … Continue reading National Maul
Sasha woke with a case of Guliani’s Revenge, and was not looking good. We were supposed to catch the bus down to Washington D.C., but I thought that might be … Continue reading Tighten your Beltway
One of the advantages of our bus tour was that we got a pretty good description of the neighborhoods and what they had to check out; so we decided to … Continue reading Soho, So Good.
It was the 4th of July! Independence Day! (Note: As we learned only a few days earlier on our tour, The Declaration of Independence was actually signed on July 2nd. … Continue reading Jerkin’ Back and Fourth
We got up extra early to get to the Today show. It was interesting to be out while the rest of the city was still sleeping. Even the cabbies were … Continue reading It’s not easy being green
Our first stop was the top of the Empire State Building. We got tickets online and walked over early. Lines were shorter early in the day, but I still picked … Continue reading Meg Ryan didn’t show