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“This Solemn Temple”

“It was at this moment [on the occasion of President Adams’ first speech in the new Capitol in November 1800] that Washington, D.C., became the nation’s capital in fact, not merely in aspiration. It was the moment for which so many … Continue reading

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One year later …

For Christmas this year my brother gave me a copy of David Plouffe’s book, The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory.  This was one of several books he gave me, but when I … Continue reading

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Hell Yeah, Juan Martin!

Juan Martin del Potro upset R Fed at the 2009 U.S. Open, and I am pumped.  I adore Roger, but during my first season of anything more than watching tennis on television, I’ve seen del Potro twice, so couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Snow Day

The benefits of working from home are thus: as much coffee as I can possibly drink within, literally, an arm’s length; PEE-jays; and catching a glimpse of something virtually unseen in the wild, like koala bears showing up on the … Continue reading

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Inauguration weekend festivities

A short vid from Inauguration weekend that I put together using Animoto.

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