Thanksgiving

Posted by barb on Nov 23, 2005 in Pictures, Random Thoughts |

As is becoming our Thanksgiving Day tradition, Andrew and I spent the day down at the Smithsonian. We started at the National Air and Space Museum, with hopes of seeing Magnificent Desolation, the moon-IMAX movie; however, we were too late for the first showing, so we moved on.

From there, we stopped at the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden, which neither of us had walked through before.
Figure detail by Jacques Lipchitz   Sphere, No. 6 by Arnaldo Pomodoro

On the way to our next stop, we took a long-cut by the carousel so I could snap a few pictures.
Smithsonian Carousel   Smithsonian Carousel

Next we went to the Natural History Museum to check out the Columbian Gold exhibit.
Votive   Columbian gold pieces

Then we topped off the day at the World War II Memorial
Plaza and Atlantic Pavillion   Washington Monument from the Memorial

When we got home, Andrew cooked up a Thanksgiving feast for us, and we had a quiet evening at home. All-in-all, a great day.

All of my pictures for the day are in my Flickr photo album.

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