For those who don't already know through my Twitter, I'm in Washington D.C. =)
My friend Roushani lives out here while she's attending law school and since I hadn't been to D.C. since I was little, and of course wanted to visit my friend, here I am!
Along with the snipers on the roof!!
Did I mention it's freeeeezing!?!?
Despite being the worst time (in terms of weather) to visit D.C., today was a great day, mainly because on MLK Day, I was able to stand where Dr. King stood in 1963 and delivered the "I Have A Dream" speech!
Just outside the Lincoln Memorial.
We also visited the Vietnam War Memorial, so moving and heart-wrenching to see ALL the names on the wall.
Though already getting dark and cold, it had yet to "freezing rain" so we took a great stroll along the Tidal Basin and stopped by the FDR Memorial.
And the Jefferson Memorial.
Roushani pointed out her favorite excerpt. Wise words:
We of course also had some fun on the mall.
And though my mom worried everyone would think my new boots look like knee braces, I was VERY happy to have them, stylin and warm!! ;-)
As the song goes, I'm proud to be an American!!
Full set up: http://photos.kelleylcox.com/travel/washingtondc