My very first trip to Washington D.C. in October 2016 was filled with love and excitement. Mark invited me to a wedding, we stayed with my cousin John and his family, and of course I was able to see a few monuments while we were there. I saw the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives Museum. I saw the White House and waived with pride at President Obama. I met many of Mark's best friends and we danced the night away.