May 26th, 2014

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Poem for Monday, Mount Vernon, The Parent Trap

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Since Daniel will be back in College Park working on my father's birthday, we spent most of Sunday with my parents, first at Mount Vernon, then out to dinner at Il Porto and back to my parents' house for birthday and graduation cake. We watched the introductory movie, took the house tour (with restored "new room"), and went to see the animals in the upper pens:


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After we came home, I convinced Adam to watch The Parent Trap with us -- the remake with Lindsay Lohan, which I had never seen, though I saw the original in my youth decades ago, and was surprised how well I remembered some of the identical dialogue. Son's commentary was funnier than the movie, especially concerning the treatment of the fiancee.