We made another whirlwind trip to DC for Easter. The Masonic body of Commandery does a beautiful sunrise service at George Washington National Masonic Memorial. Since Dale is in Commandery we have gone to it several years. It is a tiring trip but a fun one.
We have gone on buses, in my Mini-van and this year we rented a 12 passenger van. We always have a good time.
I am about the worlds worst to take pictures. I used to be behind the camera alll the time taking pictures of what we saw and did and then one day I just stopped doing it. So I have a little over a dozen photos to show for the weekend. Oh, well. I had fun and that is what really matters. (All those pictures that I took in the past are packed away in a bureau and I never get them out and look at them.)
Here are a few of the few I took:
This was supposed to be a nice shot of the Ohio Knights marching up Shooters Hill but I was not tall enough to get my phone high enough and the sun was in my eyes and I was beat so this is as good as it got this year.
We made the trip home safe and sound, got all the people delivered back to where we picked them and came home ourselves and just crashed out for the night. Dale just got back from taking the van back to the rental place so now we start to work. (I am supposed to be working now but I have an understanding boss, my hubbie, so I'll get started when I get started. As long as I get my stuff done, it is ok.)
We are talking about taking the train to DC next year. Since we have learned how to use the Metro we don't need a car or bus to get around. I think it would be a really neat trip. Of course I want to go on that cross country trip by train and hope to convince Dale of going one day. I want to have a bedroom car but not sure that will happen. Depends on the availability I guess.
I did finish the knitting of my Cable and Lace Cardi and got it blocked and it went to DC with me.....in pieces, and came back home with me....in pieces. I'll get it done up this week or I will lay it aside and forget all about it. I know me.
Now that I have finished the cardi knitting I need to find my next big project. I have a few in mind but just haven't settled on one. Right now I am knitting up a pair of socks that I only bought 1 60 gram skein of yarn for. I don't know why I only bought one but for some reason that is all I got. I can make a short pair of socks for myself. I think they are just going to be a 2x2 rib top, nothing fancy.