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Washington, D.C.

0829 Sooner Solutions logo email and webMy birthplace, the grave of my father, and now the ashes of my Mother.  That said, it was a great trip, and seven days was about right to see all the memorials, museums, and monuments.  We even packed in a tour of the Capitol, a river cruise to Mt. Vernon, and two visits to Alexandria.

Observations while there included an encouraging full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal signed by 48 former ‘heavyweights’ of the government and military entitled “Republicans and Democrats Agree:  U.S. Security Demands Global Climate Action”.

On the other hand, when I ordered breakfast at our hotel, I was served six full-sized pancakes and five slices of bacon!  There can be little wonder that obesity is such a big problem in the U.S.