Sunday, May 23, 2010

around here

It has been a fun springtime here in DC. Everything is so green here, I love it. Here’s a shotgun overview of what’s been happening around here.

Eastern Market is a great place to spend a Saturday morning. Not only is there really good breakfast, but all sorts fruit, vegetables, crafts, and random stuff. Lots of interesting people too. Pretty weird/amazing when you think about the fact that all of this stuff just randomly grows out of the ground or on a tree. Spring 2010 124 Spring 2010 122 Spring 2010 126

I surprised Julie and got some tickets to the Owl City concert. As you can probably tell by coming on my blog, we really like them (him). It was a really cool ensemble of guitars, keyboards, drums, xylophones, electronic, and even a cello and a violin. Quite a show in a really great venue just a block or so from the White House. 

Spring 2010 172

We went to the Navy Yard (just a few blocks from our house) finally, where there is a really cool Naval museum and a decomissioned naval battle ship (not sure what it is called) it was cool to walk around the ship and go below the decks to imagine what life would be like on the ship. Bless those guys hearts, that would not be fun to be smashed into those little bunks and live on ship.

Spring 2010 152

Spring 2010 155

Julie Finally got to make her birthday strawberry pie thanks to a really nice person that sent her a supply of Danish Dessert (the xfactor in strawberry pie according to Julie). I gotta admit, it tasted as good as it looked.

Spring 2010 159

And we finally made it to Arlington Cemetery. Pretty awe inspiring place. I’d say that’d be a pretty cool place to wake up on resurrection morning. We saw the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldiers and enjoyed a beautiful spring day as we walked around.

Spring 2010 148Spring 2010 134Spring 2010 144

Pretty amazing view from the top of the hill there. Do you know the story of Arlington Cemetery? I didn’t really before I went. Google it.

Spring 2010 136

That’s news from around here. We’re excited for a wicked awesome summer.


bostonshumways said...

eli, i need my pictures from the holy land.

awesome fruit pictures.

did you decide what to do for memorial day? you could come with us to Maine?

Jonah and Aja said...

thank you for blogging!

Charity said...


that's the part you missed from the update, right?

Anita and Tal said...

Looks like fun guys. We are excited to see you and catch up at BL.

Eyrealm said...

Because we were without the Internet until June 1st I somehow missed this blog post. Fantastic stuff! I just think it's so great that you're taking such good advantage of where you live. thanks for sharing!