Welcome to Alexandria, our last trip of 2007! You'll have to pardon the long posts recently. I would love to do slideshows...however our computer has once again decided to not allow me to load or view slideshows.
I LOVED these amazing flower shops!






Rudolph, I did not know that you were made of duck-tape. . .
Torpedo Factory


Alexandria. . ."the fun side of the Potomac"

Sobering. God bless our troops!


Arlington. I know not everyone in the Kennedy family was or is great, but I admire Jacqueline Kennedy. It was a beautiful grave-site. What a special lady she was.
Just happened to see this quote as we were walking by this stone. I've always loved the speech that President Reagan gave after the space shuttle exploded, especially his line "they slipped the surly bonds of earth...and touched the Face of God". That quote was etched on the bottom of this couple's tomb stone. Beautiful.




We were so excited to run into our friend Ben! He was our tour guide when we visited Southeastern and he became fast friends with Steve. I was very excited to meet his wife & baby! We were walking into the main service at CHBC & bumped right into them--they happened to be visiting D.C. the same weekend!
speak for yourself!!!

Air & Space Museum. . .Steve's favorite! We were really looking forward to going to the American History Museum. . .but it was closed:/


Salute for Steve's dad:)
Our friends Rob & Julie invited us to go with them to D.C. They are great friends and we had a wonderful time!
New Year's Eve at the Hines'!
My cute pregnant friends!
Happy New Year!

14 comments:

  1. Bonnie2:03 PM

    Sarah! During your visit to Alexandria you were literally 2 miles from where I live! Hope you did have a lovely time and let me know the next time you'll be up here and maybe we can get together!
    ~Bonnie

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  2. Cute, cute stuff!

    Happy New Year!!!

    luv,
    trish

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  3. Wow! It looks like you had a great time. Good for you. I would love to be able to go back to the RR museum in So. Cal. The hanger is open with the Air Force One. I can't convince anyone else-:-(
    I love your hair Sarah...so long! Val

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  4. Beautiful pictures! Hope you had a wonderful holiday & break!

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  5. isn't Alexandria a great town? we love visiting there! you got some beautiful pics.

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  6. Glad you guys had a great time. Thanks for coming over New Years! We had a great time with you! I do the same thing with my posts, my Mom can't view the slideshows, and she is one of the main reasons why I include the pics, so I want to make sure she sees them all. I love it!

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  7. Bonnie--I didn't even think about that!!! Next time we are there--which I'm hoping will be in the summer--we will be sure to contact you. Hope you are having a wonderful New Year!

    Val--LET'S GO!!! I would totally go with you to the Reagan Museum--that was so awesome!

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  8. Wow! that was a lot of pictures! :) Looks like you guys had a great time on your trip. We had fun with you all on New Years Eve!

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  9. LOVE all of those pictures!!!! Beautiful!!!! Looks like you had great fun.

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  10. We LOVE Alexandria!!! Lots of awesome pics guys! Thanks for sharing.

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  11. What a way to end the year!!! Looks like you had a great trip---packed and fun!!

    Beautiful pictures!! LOVE LOVE LOVE the garden stores! WOW...and I see you Paper Source shopping!!! I never posted a pic but I found an adorable glitzy green turtle keychain at the Paper Source in Grand Central Station when we were in NYC! Anyway, how fun you randomly met up with your friends!! Happy, Happy New Year, my blogging friend!!!

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