1: Fire in the sky
3: Jerry's 30 year class reunion. Mike and Gloria came out and we had a great time. Just like in school, the popular people still thought they were the popular people.
4: While we were at Ray's retirement party, this huge owl stopped by.
6: Mr. Pissy Green Eyes
7: Happy 16th Alyssa | March 3
10: Hello, my name is Tina and I'm either a klutz, or a hypochondriac. Ok I'm both damn it!
12: 5K run for Children's Justice Center. We finished last, but we finished!
15: It's a bird! it's a plane! Yep it's a plane
16: Post convention lunch with Cherry, Duday & Sabrina
17: Happy Birthday Adam Joshua!
18: Happy 27th Adam Joshua!
23: Washington DC, here I come!
24: Redrum! Redrum!
26: The Awakening is a 100-foot statue of a giant embedded in the earth, struggling to free himself,
28: We took a ferry over to Alexandria Virginia.. I don't think I'll ever get the opportunity again so, "I'M KING OF THE WORLD!!"
29: Old World Alexandria
30: Dinner at Moon Bay. I tried Masago, which is flying fish eggs. Rich told me they pop when you chew them just as I put a bite in my mouth. It was like pop rocks and I was totally grossed out! | Jo and I went to this restaurant for steak. We ordered drinks and looked at the menu. It was a bit pricier than we were expecting and decided to bail. Jo pretended to talk on the phone to friends, telling the waiter that we were at the wrong restaurant. We did get our drinks and went to the bar. They stuck us in the corner. I'm sure it was my flip flops.
32: Heading out to tour the city
33: The Pentagon
34: Lincoln Memorial
42: The White House
43: One guy was protesting genocidal weapons, and the other group was on a hunger strike. Today was day 81, but we didn't see them. They were probably out to breakfast.
44: We were standing on the corner, when all of a sudden there were cops blocking the street and we were told we had to stay where we were. We watch a motorcade drive by us. The posts in the road suddenly dropped down so they drove on through without slowing down. Very cool but it would have been neat to know who exactly it was !
46: Sloop | Sailors chest 1799 | Frances Cleveland | American History Museum
48: Big Engine | Whittle Engine!
49: Air & Space Museum
50: National Gallery of Art
52: Magna Carta, issues in 1215, protected certain rights of the Kings subjects against unlawful imprisonment. | The Declaration of Independence, July 4 1776, is a formal explanation to declare independence from Great Britain and the birthday of the United States of America | The Constitution, Sept. 17 1787, defines 3 branches of government. Legislature, executive and judicial. It outlines the powers and duties of each branch.
53: The Declaration of Independence mural depicts the presentation of the declaration to John Hancock, president of the continental congress | The Constitution mural is a fictional scene of James Madison offering the final draft of the constitution to George Washington
54: Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg | July 1863, the battle of Gettysburg had the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War, totaling over 57,225.
56: Abraham Lincoln was assassinated April 14, 1965 by John Wilkes Booth
59: Shaquille O'neal size 22 shoe | Dinosaur print found in 1968 | President Taft was so large he got stuck in the WJhite House tub. A new tub was installed to accommodate his 340 pounds. | Elliot Ness was famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago, and was the leader of the legendary team nicknamed "The Untouchables". Ness played a role in the conviction of Al Capone for tax evasion.
60: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
64: HOPE DIAMOND
67: The White House bowling alley is in an underground area below the driveway.
68: The Red Room is used as a parlor and music room. Portraits include Dolley Madison who saved the portrait of George Washington when the British attacked, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren, the daughter in law of the 8th President
69: The Blue Room is used for receptions, receiving lines, and small dinners. An 1859 portrait of John Tyler hangs on the west wall. | The Vermeil Room houses a collection of vermeil tableware and portraits of the First Ladies Nancy Reagan, Lou Hoover, Lady Bird Johnson, Eleanor Roosevelt & Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
70: The Library is used for teas and meetings by the President and First Lady | The State Dining Room is used for receptions, luncheons and large formal dinners for visiting heads of state.
71: The China room, East room, Green room, Grand Stairway & Diplomatic reception room. The most valuable portrait hangs in the East room. (George Washington)
78: Goldie Meir on catnip
79: Hangin out with the guys, doin guy stuff
82: Hey Keith, think you can you eat 6 saltine crackers in 2 minutes without taking a drink? Sucker!
83: Sweet dreams little ones
93: 10/12/09 Jakes hip surgery
96: Anikah & Travis
97: Fascinated with Jake's walker
99: Hangin with Grandpa