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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The View from Here

View of DC

We spent our afternoon Sunday at the Arlington National Cemetery, and I thought this view was striking.  All the headstones, in perfect military formation, laid out before the monuments of Washington, DC.  It's a quiet, solemn place, full of history and honor and grief and pride.

Tulips

The grounds are beautiful - the flowers and trees maintained with a level of attention appropriate to these hallowed grounds.

Tulips 

Regardless of your political views, you can't help but be moved by the sacrifice, throughout this country's history, represented in this cemetery. 

Cherry tree

Thank you.