… that’s what they call this place … better known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. I’ve always admired this place from the outside and have wanted to see the inside. The opportunity came up last week when I was spending the day in DC with Granddad and Ferris. Well, […]
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This was a super cool (literally) exhibit at the Gaylord National Harbor. Two million pounds of ice blocks were imported and carved into these amazing structures by 40 artisans from China. They give you a parka coat to wear while inside, but I still wasn’t prepared for the freezing 9 degrees temperature inside. And a […]
Becky visited me in DC this weekend. To wrap up a weekend of packing, organizing, shopping, and move preparations, we went to the Sugarland concert at the Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA (about an hour outside of DC). It was an amazing show. They are incredibly talented and so much fun to watch perform. […]
Every summer in DC I look forward to attending the U.S. Marine Corps Sunset Parade hosted by the Marine Barracks in Washington DC. You are seriously missing out if you’ve never heard the Drum and Bugle Corps or seen the Silent Drill Platoon. It happens every Tuesday evening at the Iwo Jima memorial.