I took a break from novel revisions, parenting and pet care to spend a glorious long weekend in D.C. with Hubby.
And we walked and walked. And walked! And saw amazing things.
The White House (from really far away because of security fences)
Then we strolled through a park with a pond full of ducks.
But most of the ducks had their heads in the waters, so it was actually a pond full of . . .
As if that weren’t funny enough, when we reached the
They provided lots of laughs and candy for nearby children.
The man who started all of this, James Smithson, had never set foot in the
The next day, it was off to the National Zoo where I saw . . .
And pandas, iguanas, an octopus, lions, a baby hippo and a tarantula so large it eats small birds.
And butterfly butts! (Okay, I don’t think butterflies have butts.)