What I Was Up To – March 2017

On to March! Willow really likes the smell of coffee – or creamer…

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Party hat pikachu was a thing…
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We had a freakishly early cherry blossom bloom – like early March – and then it got super cold and froze everything. :-/ It was really cold this day we went in.
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FDR memorial:
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Portrait Gallery:
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Pocohantas:
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Elizabeth I:
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My 18th century boyfriend:
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Anyone watch Timeless? Rittenhouse anyone?
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Hamilton:
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Frederick Douglass. I hear good things.
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Doug, and I, and Susan (who was visiting for the JWST art exhibit opening) met up with Hayley and Jedidiah for dinner in DC. We ended up at a tapas place that was pretty good.
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The empanadas were good!
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As were the shrimp!
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We were so distracted by Willow amusingly hiding in the grocery bags that we forgot to refrigerate some stuff and had to throw it out.

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Joanna, one of our JWST artists, did a paint night with some JWST people!
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Odd Night Out – er, I don’t remember which restaurant or what I ordered.
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We were being creepy and made a fake Dave by printing out his FB profile pic:
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One of my best friends from college, Lew, ended up coming for a visit – unfortunately JWST was face down, and shifted upwards the next day so he ended up missing a good view. :-( But it was great seeing him!
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We took Lew to Don Taco for dinner since he was staying in Alexandria:
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This is the view Lew missed. :-( I love the reflection of NASA Goddard in the mirrors!
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Chelsea and Brian came and visited next and they were a bit luckier!
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Tanya and her roommate April came out for a visit too – and we ran into old friends of mine. We had so many visitors this month because JWST was leaving Goddard forever very very soon. I’m glad so many people got to see it!
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Doug did a local race – and I spontaneously ended up doing the 2 mile walk.
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Lunch at the National Harbor – in coming storm:
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Wild Vaporeon!
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Giving a talk at work!
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Mike and Gloria came to visit!
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Helping Doug do some work on the laptop:
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