things on and from the way to my mom's house in virginia

June 30, 2009
Went to my mom's place for a family reunion in Virginia. One of the nice things about taking the Acela is the views you get, like this sunset on Thursday:

Also, Union Station in DC is gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous...

My mom and I went to Mount Vernon, since she lives practically on top of it (on land that used to be part of the estate, actually.) I liked the people there working with cattle:

Finally, a sunflower grows in Maryland: