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  •  They also have a museum of surveying, (4+ / 0-)
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    which sounds kind of strange, but it was very interesting.  I plan on going back this summer because a lot of places are  not open weekends or on Sunday, and I would really like to see congress in session.

    To say that this election is the most important election of our lifetime is not hyperbole. It's the goddam truth. JF ~~~~I Vote for Democrats

    by kirbybruno on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 05:51:48 PM PDT

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    •  Lincoln did surveying early on. (2+ / 0-)
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      Such a smart, self-taught man. And a thinker. Clearly wouldn't fit in with the current batch of Repubs!

      You took the trip we were going to take over spring break. My husband took the day off and we were going to drive up to Springfield but then it rained. Argh! We're going to do it soon though.

      Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. Throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. --Mark Twain

      by Debby on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 07:01:15 PM PDT

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      •  We were lucky, the weather could not (2+ / 0-)
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        have been more perfect! In fact on Sunday it was in the 80's, which felt great.  Have fun when you finally do make it!

        To say that this election is the most important election of our lifetime is not hyperbole. It's the goddam truth. JF ~~~~I Vote for Democrats

        by kirbybruno on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 05:14:48 AM PDT

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