On Saturday, Jim wanted to take his vintage BMW out for a drive to take advantage of the beautiful weather! We first drove down to Old Town Alexandria so that I could show him the two new potential Zoe spaces. He really enjoyed looking at each one and hearing me explain the pluses and minuses for each space. No word on the LOI yet on the King Street space but I would expect to hear something this week.
After we left Old Town, we drove down the George Washington Parkway to Mount Vernon and then continued on toward Mason Neck. In the course of our drive past Mount Vernon, we saw signs for Washington's Grist Mill and Distillery. Neither of us had ever been there so we decided to stop. The grounds are open from April - October and it is very interesting and educational. Signage on the grounds talks about Washington's role as an entrepreneur but an excerpt from this article in Reason magazine summarizes it well: