When we were in Washington D.C., my father and I stayed at the dorm of the College of Preachers next to the Washington National Cathedral. It was nice going back to a local, quiet neighborhood at the end of every day, away from the hustle and bustle of the mall.
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While I was in Washington, I did not want to miss visiting the war memorials on the mall. Especially the new World War II Memorial (above) and the Vietnam Memorial (below), which I had never been to.
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Looking back, the thing I enjoyed the most during my trip to Washington D.C. (other than hanging out with my father) was the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. And my being a librarian didn’t have anything to do with that. While we were waiting for the library to open, I was thinking we probably wouldn’t be there longer than an hour. We ended up staying for most of the morning and into the lunch hour!
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Of the places I was planning to visit in Washington, the one I was most looking forward to was the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, which had its grand opening last month.
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Five days ago I returned from a trip to Washington D.C. with my father. We had a great time. Rather than put up a separate page of pictures, I decided to post several blog entries over the next week or so and include the photos that way.
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It’s election time here in the United States — time for the endless barrage of political commercials that saturate the television airwaves. Is this any way to inform the public on where our potential leaders stand on the issues? The election campaigns seem to depend more on marketing experts than policy experts. Instead of hearing about the real issues, we get mudslinging.
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