Saturday, December 23, 2017

Experiencing Christmas at the White House

We got to tour the East Wing of the White House for Christmas! Everything was stunningly beautiful.

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Front and center for the troops...

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The Vermeil Room...

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The Library...

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The China Room...

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The East Room...

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The nativity was huge. (I wish my photos of the portraits of the Washingtons came out better.)

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The Green Room...

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(...aka the silhouette room)

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The Blue Room...

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The Red Room...

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The State Dining Room...

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The plaster work throughout the White House is amazing, but in the State Dining Room it is especially amazing...

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The snowy confection gingerbread house of the White House played off the plaster work.

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A Winter Wonderland...

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Lafayette looking into the State Dining Room...

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Lafayette...

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My son taking a picture of Lafayette...

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Lafayette...

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(sigh) That was the most wonderful Christmas tour I had ever taken.

National Christmas Tree and Christmasy Washington DC at Night

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This was the most beautiful National Tree I had ever seen. Excitement filled the air from the clickety-clack of the model trains on the tracks.

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The Virginia Tree...

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The Texas Tree...

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We were surrounded by trees, representing each state and each territory...

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Department of the Treasury...

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Department of the Treasury...

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Veterans Affairs Building...

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