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We went to IKEA to purchase a new bedframe and no one cried. We all displayed remarkable restraint.

I took the 30N bus all the way from Friendship Heights to Anacostia. I saw the whole sweep of the District of Columbia. Once we were in Anacostia I saw some surprisingly lovely sights: a fire station with a tower, a tennis lesson under flowering trees, and prosperous-looking red brick houses.


source: wikipedia


I attended an event on gender and climate change and shared the elevator on the way up with Femi Oke, formerly of CNN and now of Al Jazeera, and on the way down with Mme the Liberian minister of gender, children, and social protection. You can see me in the video way at the end, at about 1:10:01.


Even though it was cloudy, the cherry blossoms were still lovely.






We learned about jazz at the Smithsonian.


Miss Elaine showed us how to play our "instruments" in front of a jazz painting in the Hirschorn.


We took a double selfie.


We enjoyed the view from the leather lounge.


And then contemplated the fountain in the Sculpture Garden.


Then MoBob took the Nephew-in-Law shopping at Potomac Mills while Baby Z chauffeured around Paddington Bear.
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On April 21st, 2015 11:16 am (UTC), gurdonark commented:
Your son is so cute.
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On April 21st, 2015 11:29 am (UTC), ticklethepear replied:
He is a real delight!
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