Sunday, October 16, 2011

Sunday 16th October 2011…a day of history!!

An easy morning drive of about 60 miles to

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The Visitor Centre was very interesting and I decided to take the self guided tour..24 miles and also decided it would be much easier on Bonita!!

So join me on a tour of the most famous battlefields in US history!!!

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Before he gave this speech he gets a little bit of advice!!!

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It is hard to imagine these lush meadows being the scene of so much carnage!!!

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It was a lovely 4 hours and I enjoyed and learned lots!!!

Now I am in the State of

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I enjoyed this bumper sticker!!

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So now it was 3pm and I was about 40 miles outside of Washington DC and I had done some planning and found a town with a train station that would take me into the city and as luck would have it Shady Grove proved to be the perfect town!!

I found a great Safeway in a nice area

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oct16 052I went in and spoke to the young Manager and asked permission to stay overnight and then the next day till tomorrow night and he told me no problem at all!!

So I am all set up I even have Internet!!  The train station is a ten minute walk away and I went there this evening and bought my $1.85 ticket one way into the city!!

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Back in the Safeway I bought a nice salad and they don’t have Red Box but they do have

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same deal!!  So I have a new Morgan Freeman movie called the Contract to watch and maybe a small piece of strawberry shortcake!!

My travels so far…that is a long way!!!

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