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Wednesday was my birthday, one of my favorite days of the year. That birthday feeling and how I celebrate has changed a bit over the years, but I still always look forward to the special day. This year, obviously, is my first one to celebrate with Hudson. He didn’t sing to me or get me a card or anything, but he, Bart, and I had some fun adventures that made it a lovely, extended birthday celebration.

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Since moving to Northern Virginia just over a year ago, we have wanted to visit George Washington’s estate at Mount Vernon, which is surprisingly close to us. We’ve heard many people say how wonderful it is; my parents went when they came to visit us in October and had a great time. Bart suggested last month that we could go see it on Veterans Day when we both had the day off, but someone told us that it was really special to see at Christmas time, so we opted to push our trip off a few weeks and finally made our way over there on Sunday evening.
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