Today is July 4th, Independence Day in the United States. So, our stop over is in the Nation’s capitol in Washington, D.C. The District of Columbia is rife with many great and famous monuments to celebrate the country’s historic past. From the Washington Monument, to the Jefferson Memorial in Monticello, the Iwo Jima Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial and there are many more sites to provide inspiration. Choose one and wax poetically with your verbal fireworks.