Category Archives: Sightseeing

Afterword: Huzzah! We Made It Through all 40 Days!

I’m finding it both easy and surreal to resume my life as normal, now that we’re home. I have picked most things back up where I left off, and I have had no trouble readjusting to my manual transmission car. … Continue reading

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Day 27: “Knowledge Is Happiness”

So said Thomas Jefferson, and I agree with him. To fulfill my daughter’s goal while being in DC, my friend Jeff drove us into the city to visit the Lincoln Memorial, and anything else we could get to. We started … Continue reading

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Day 25: Pictures of Pigment Placement Patterns

(This entry is for July 14, 2011.) On the Metro again today. This is getting old (and mightily expensive). But it is a great place to people watch. Also, it is a great place to witness the positive aspects of … Continue reading

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Day 23: Preserving History, Literally

(This post is for July 12, 2011.) Today was a really big day. Not only were we going to the two places in DC that I was most excited about, but we also had to move our stuff from Jess’s … Continue reading

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Day 20: Paying Our Respects

I knew I had overplanned the DC portion of my trip. I had hoped, though, that I wouldn’t have to skip anything on my list. But in the end it all comes down to time, energy, and priorities. I definitely … Continue reading

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Day 19: Our Continuing Quest for Knowledge

Today was an early day. We had a 9am tour of the Capitol, and we were supposed to get there 45 minutes early to get through security. After going through proper procedure, I’m guessing that the get-there-early time was made … Continue reading

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Day 17: Amish Delights

I didn’t have a big plan for what to do around the Amish country, here in Lancaster County. I had a handful of places that I wanted to stop, and honestly, that was enough. Combined with yesterday’s drive around the … Continue reading

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