I was pretty happy this bird decided to fly by and make this photo that much better
Unfortunately, the front of the house was under construction. I think they are installing valet parking for the horses
Georges house backs up to the Potomac river. Across the river they have restricted building anything as too, "not mess up the view from Mt Vernon"...A pretty awesome concept
Until I read the books "1776" and "Washington"- by Ron Chernow. I had no idea how solely responsible Washington was for America's survival as a nation. It was pretty eye opening heading to Mt Vernon and seeing his spot 1st hand.
That was, until it started pouring rain and lightening bolts.