Even when I’ve slipped away recently, I’ve always had the reality of life looming overhead. The job hunt and everything else.
This weekend, I’m going to try and ignore it all.
I’m heading to Washington, D.C. to visit a longtime friend and also hopefully grab dinner with a former co-worker. I’m heading down early Friday morning with the possibility of hitting a few geocaches on the way down (though, I will admit, that I don’t usually like caching solo. It’s just not as fun, I don’t think). My goal is to get to D.C. at a decent time and head over to Arlington National Cemetery and spend some time there until my one friend is free from work.
Then, tonight, is a trip to the Verizon Center to see the Capitals vs. Rangers in an NHL Playoff game. That should be a hoot.
Saturday’s plan was to hang out in D.C., take some photos and meet with the former co-worker for dinner. However, rain is predicted for much of the day, so I’m not sure how much photography will be done, but goodness knows there’s enough to do in D.C. even without the weather being perfect. Besides, they are calling for showers, so I can deal.
Sunday’s weather is supposed to be nice, so an early start should give time to do some more things in D.C. before I have to start heading back around 4-4:30 p.m. or so.
I’ve also got a couple of disc golf course scoped out. I wouldn’t mind playing a round or two at some point this weekend, so we’ll see how that goes. It would be nice to play away from the home state and area!
While in D.C. …
I’m hoping to grab a bunch of the virtual geocaches. I have a list of all of them and there are many. Some are easy and some are a little more in-depth. I also want to get some stamps for my Passport to your National Parks book. There’s a few spots that are loaded with stamps, so I could get a whole heap of them. However, the one place with like 40-plus stamps, I’ll probably skip because it could take a long time to sort through them all and stamp them etc. Plus, I’d have to hit that Friday on the way down as the place is M-F only.
So, I hope either way, I’ll have a lot of photos to sort through.
The weekend doesn’t end Sunday, however.
My cousin sent me a message the other day about having tickets for a Phillies game Monday. And who is supposed to pitch, pending nothing happens? Roy Halladay.
My one brother is on spring break that week, so he’s heading down with me. As a baseball coach, I’m sure he’ll be able to pick up some tips from watch Doc Halladay pitch.
Of course after that, it’s back to reality. But I did some good work on applying for jobs this week and now I need to ignore reality for a little bit!
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