We've been travelling again! Living out of suitcases has become the norm for several months now and I think we've got the drill down. Who packs what; who carries what; who loads what; the kids are big enough that they each have a job and something to be responsible for.
Grady had three days of business in Washington, DC so we headed north a day early to enjoy some things as a family. I knew I had three days to navigate the sights on my own with three kids in tow, so I was happy for a full day of family fun time together.
We spent a few hours in the Air and Space Museum and enjoyed a long walk through the Mall to see some of the monuments - barely scratching the surface of all there is to see.
The weather was wonderful and the crowds were light. In fact, it felt strange at times because there were no kids to be seen. September really is a great time to travel.
We woke to unexpected clouds and light sprinkles the next morning so I altered our sightseeing agenda and opted for a visit to the US Postal Museum for a couple of hours. I knew the museum was small and hoped it would be a good way to be inside for a couple of hours until we could enjoy being back on the Mall or out at the National Zoo.
We left the museum just before lunch and were happy to see partly cloudy skies and dry city streets. The hands-down vote was to head to the zoo. Thank goodness for GPS directions on my phone because - WOW! - the neighborhood streets of downtown DC are not for the faint of heart!
And a whole lot more walking.