Delayed, maintenance issues.
American Airlines handled it well: new aircraft flown in; pre-board, two carts of complimentary sandwiches, snacks and drinks; in flight, first round on the house.
Arrival past midnight.
Antidote: Billy Martin's Tavern. Nearby, ambient, good libations and, most important, open till 1:30 a.m.
Outside: Warm and sultry, a hint of thunderstorms to come.
I always liked Washington. Still do.