Arlington National Cemetery
Today is my first full day in DC and dang did we start it off right! From sticky buns from aptly named Best Buns in Shirlington to a trip to Arlington Cemetery and a walk on the National Mall today has been a splendid day. Also, it being something to celebrate since it is Sara’s birthday… Happy Birthday Sunshine!
After a restful nights sleep, a large coffee (with a sticky bun on the side) in the morning and a trip to the dog park for Sophie, we were off to the cemetery. I acknowledge that it is weird of me to say that I was excited to go to a cemetery of all places, but this one of being such hollowed and sacred grounds, it was an important hommage to honor those who have fallen.
It was an emotional trying excursion, but one that was well worth it. We saw incredible sites, memorials, and traditions that have stood the test of time.
I saw the changing of the guard in Arlington when I was 10 years old, and it still resonates with me. I can't wait to take my boys to see it.
Oh it was so moving and solemn. It was just beautiful and eerie all at the same time.
PS – I love your Kitchen Aid with the flames on it! How very Alton Brown of you!!
Oh, and yes – I was a lumberjack whilst in college, best four years EVER!! I was ranked third on west coast for college women. I'll have to post some pictures sometime 🙂 Thanks for the comments I love hearing from ou and your herbed bread looks Delish!!
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