My 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.