Fabulous shots, Gary! Really captured the spirit of the event, as Zappy did with his words. So many great memories. Denise and I were thrilled to have everyone visit and we look forward to the next one. The place will be mighty quiet without the Draglist crew around! Thanks again to Royce Miller for the hospitality at MIR. Thanks to Gary Spear for doing the great T-shirts, banner, decals, and photo coverage! So much went on that it's hard to remember it all. Before I forget, here is a list (day to day, as Draglist members straggled in)...
Saturday night, 9/12 - Boyd and Susan wrapped up a fun weekend in Ocean City, Md., and then met us for dinner at the Silver Diner
Sunday, 9/13 - Old Town Annapolis, Md., with Boyd and Susan. Lunch at Pusser's at dockside in Annapolis, shopping and sightseeing, and then dinner at Mike's Crab House on the water in Riva, Md.
Monday, 9/14 - Boyd and Susan met me downtown after I wrapped up some morning meetings, lunch at the District Chop House, followed by the Crime and Punishment Museum, and LIVE attendance at the Racin & Rockin Radio show at my house
Tuesday, 9/15 - The National Zoo with Boyd and Susan and then Jack and Sharon Garl joined the party and we had dinner at Mama Stella's
Wednesday, 9/16 - Tour of the Capitol Building and Native American Museum with Boyd, Susan, Jack, and Sharon. And then Daryl and Heidi, Gary and Jeff, and Zappy and Linda joined the party and we did dinner at Longhorn Steak House
Thursday, 9/16 - Everyone went down to see a tour of the US Bureau of Engraving, lunch at Cafe 12 (overran the joint) and then the afternoon at the Holocaust Museum, followed by an Italian feast at the Pratt house that night. Neighbor Wayne joined us but Wildcat One's plane was late and he missed everyone. But we sent a car and he arrived later and he and BP visited that night.
Friday, 9/17 - A little bit of a rest day. Daryl and Heidi went to look at Dodge Challengers. Zappy, Linda, Boyd, and Susan enjoyed the Maryland coastal towns of Leonardtown and Solomons Island. Jack and Sharon Garl joined BP, Jason, and John for a nice light afternoon sushi lunch at Kobe. Later, we all went to Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, to catch the Medieval Madness show and feast at John Strongbow's Tavern. Tia joined the group for that. Afterwards, many went back to BP and Denise's house for more chat and a live jam session featuring Daryl, John, Denise, and BP.
Saturday 9/18 - A beautiful day at MIR with great hospitality by Royce Miller and the use of his personal suite in the tower. We were joined by Ohio Dave Oakes, Tia's fiancee Greg, BP's friend Will from work, and Wayne's son Frank and his girlfriend Chelsea. Afterwards, some of the crew went back to the Silver Diner and some came back to BP and Denise's house for leftover Italian.
Sunday, 9/19 - Sunday was our traditional goodbye breakfast at the Golden Corral, followed by fond farewells.
What a week! bp