For the Easter weekend we drove down to lovely Arlington, VA to visit my in-laws. They live just across the river from Washington D.C. I’ve never see an area so saturated with traffic jams. And I live near New York City!
I wish I had a device in my car that would vaporize aggressive drivers on the freeway. I would only use it if someone really deserved to be vaporized. Just like my cell phone jammer. When I see a car fast-approaching in my rear view mirror weaving in and out of traffic, I get some very un-Zen like thoughts running through my brain.
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Saturday we took the kiddies to the Capitol building while waiting for the storm clouds to part. It’s the seat of government, you know!
We sat through a 13 minute film about the Meaning of the American Government. There was a stark contrast between the idealism portrayed in the film and the cesspool that Washington D.C. actually is. Frankly, I think the kids were bored out of their minds.
The architecture of the Capitol dome was quite nice.
And the sun finally broke through.