Friday, July 31, 2009

Day 4

These are all over Washington, D.C. I wonder what the heck they are.

This is of the ceiling in a restaurant we ate at.

Korean War Memorial

Vietnam Memorial

Ben outside the Holocaust Memorial (You could not take pictures inside.)

Ben hailing a taxi....something he has become quite skilled at on our trip.

Ben's expression here is priceless....this is a real exhibit.

This is the portrait which Ben titled: "Charlie Brown Does LSD"

Seriously.....what the HECK is this?

Yesterday was a busy day again. It was a somber day as most of the day was at the Holocaust Memorial. The Holocaust has been a personal interest of mine every since I read The Diary of Anne Frank in fourth grade. I learned quite a bit while going through the exhibits that I didn't know. We got to Arlington three minutes before the gates closed for the day. We decided to do the Korean and Vietnam War Memorials instead.
Onto dinner and being brave....Ben has a cough. It can be loud, but he can't help it. We were in a crowded restaurant where the noise level was quite high. Across from us, is a group of 20-somethings girls (5 of them). I saw them look at Ben and make comments the first time he did this. I ignored it. About thirty minutes later, he did it again, and they really started up. I stared directly at one of the girls and said, "You don't have to stare, he can't help it." What was I thinking? I couldn't take on these five women had they decided to make something more of this. Needless to say, we managed to leave without me going to jail, but wow. I am proud of myself that I will speak up more. I used to not do this as often when I was heavy.
Today We Are Seeing:

The National Musuem of American History
The Albert Einstein Memorial
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial

1 comment:

ChiTown Girl said...

Wow! Good for you, Girlfriend! Way to stick up for your man!