I may have missed out on the NWM Half in DC, but I did get selected for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington, DC, on April 7th!
|DC, here I come!|
I can not express how much I love cherry blossoms. They're so pink, and delicate, and smell pretty, and they just sing spring. The cherry trees in DC are especially beautiful, or so I've heard. Despite going to school for 3 years in Virginia, I always seemed to miss peak blossom time by just a few weeks. Hopefully I make it this year.
When I was in high school, I started volunteering at the National First Ladies' Library in my hometown of Canton, Ohio. All of the volunteers are encouraged to choose a first lady they want to portray during tours, and I chose Helen Herron Taft, one of the first ladies from Ohio. Her official portrait hangs on the first floor of the Library, and I had become obsessed with it from the first time I saw it, which I want to say was when I was about 7 or 8. Here it is:
Hopefully we will also have time for afternoon tea at the Mandarin Oriental. I bet the view of the Tidal Basin will be beautiful, plus, they have the best scones I have ever had.
What did I say, 108 more days?