Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Anniversary & a small finish

I finally finished stitching this Primitve Needle design. Yesterday it rained so Rich and I drove out to the air museum at Dulles.



Rich and I looked around. They have the Enterprise and a conord jet here.




Rich went on the guided tour and I went up to the cafe, McDonalds, and stitched, played with my iPad, and watched Grey's Anatomy.

Today is our 19th anniversary. The rain went away so we took the metro into DC. First stop was the Castle. The current exhibit is Read My Pins, Madeline Albright's pin collection. I read the book last winter when it came out so I was glad to have the chance to see the pins in person.
Next was the museum of American history. The Star Spangled Banner exhibit makes me cry. We spent some time looking at some of the other exhibits and then headed out to see the Norman Rockwell exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. These make me cry too. The exhibit was amazing. Now I have to get my tickets to the Norman Rockwell exhibit that is going to be at the NC museum of art.
After that we headed back to the hotel in Alexandria, hung out and then walked into Old Town for dinner at one of our favorite restaurants, the Pita House.



They have great Lebanese food. All in all a pretty great day.

I hope that everyone's week is going well!

Chris
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6 comments:

Cindy's Stitching said...

Happy Anniversary. What a pretty finish. You are so lucky to see the pins.

Andrea said...

Cute finish! I was just looking at that one today, a friend had given it to me last fall...yours is the first one I've seen stitched up...adorable!
xox
PS. Happy Anniversary!

najma said...

that's a lovely finish
happy anniversary too
have a nice day

Carol said...

I just love your latest finish, Chris! And Happy Anniversary to you and your husband--looks like you are having a wonderful visit in DC!

Blu said...

Happy Anniversary!
The Primitive Needle piece is very cute.

Jules said...

Happy Anniversary! Very pretty finish...

Oh, and I would love to go inside the Enterprise someday. Maybe next time I am in the DC area I can visit that Air & Space Museum; already went to the one on the Mall.