Museum of Natural History

2019 Washington DC Trip

I got to join Jess for a trip to DC for a long weekend. She has a tradition of taking a Friday off every year and visiting a museum with Farley and this year we visited the Museum of Natural History and saw the exhibits for fossils and diamonds.

In the afternoon we visited the National Gallery of art and focused on the 17-18 century Italian, 18-19th century French tour, Dutch and Flemish galleries and 17th centuries sculptures.  Jess had some pieces that she had read about so we all played scavenger hunt to find them.

We tied to go to Jazz in the garden, but a few minutes after it started a thundercloud rolled south of us and so the event was cancelled.  Nevertheless we improvised and ended up having dinner on the roof at Neil’s. We followed that by an improv comedy show that Celeste was in.

Saturday was brunch, shopping in Mount Vernon, lunch and going to Neil and Sonya’s engagement party.  And Sunday Jess and I went running around the tidal basin and visited a market and a bookstore before making our way home.

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