Saturday, July 18, 2009

Here are a few of the highlights from our summer vacation this year. We started in Washington, DC then swung by Williamsburg, VA on our way home. If you want to see all our our rockin' pics, click on the link at the end of this post!

This is the new FDR memorial. I know the girl is blurry, but it lets you get an idea of how big it is. It was beautiful! Tons of water and lots of statues.

"But I don't want to be a pirate!"

This was at the Museum of American History. If you don't watch Seinfeld, it's the puffy shirt Jerry had to wear on tv b/c he couldn't understand what the low talker said! Anthony loved it!!!

We got up REALLY early and got in line to get tickets oto go up in the Washington Monument, a first for both of us!

This is a view of the Lincoln Memorial, the reflecting pool, and the WWII Memorial in the foreground. It was really cool to get to go up there!

Pretty self-explanitory. We took a twilight tour to see all the monuments at night. It was great, we saw almost all of them and they were all beautiful in the dark with such dramatic lighting.

Anthony's such a pro at taking pics! He always makes me make the stupidest faces!

This is the ORIGINAL Wright Bros. airplane that flew at Kitty Hawk. Can't wait to show my kids this year, we study NC history in 4th grade.

We went to the Nat'l Archives and saw the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and Bill of Rights. Pretty cool! However, this is all that's left of John Hancock's signature! If you want to see these documents in person you should hurry and go, they're disappearing and there's nothing we can do about it! So sad.

Fireworks on the 4th of July behind the Washington Monument. Beautiful!

Anthony checking out a tricetops skull at the Nat'l Museum of Natural History. Pretty cool place, but the busies museum we visited! Must have something to do with that movie!

4th of July parade down Constitution Avenue. It was VERY long but had some neat balloons and performers.

If you want to see ALL of our fun pics click here! and here!!

There are also some pics of Williamsburg at the end of the 2nd album...just in case you're wondering where in DC those homes are located!!

1 comment:

Ren, Anna & Tristan said...

So fun!! Ren proposed at the WWII memorial. It's beautiful at night with the fountain and the lights!!