Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas in DC

I was hoping to experience Christmas in DC a little bit more fully, but busyness at work and other weekend opportunities got in the way. I¬†was in Union Station a few times and enjoyed the huge Norwegian Christmas toy train … Continue reading

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A Thrilling Morning in the Senate

I got an unexpected chance to sit in the Senate visitors’ gallery this morning as they debated the DREAM Act and the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. The Sisters of Mercy have been really supportive of all immigration reform … Continue reading

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Wading into Politics

No matter how many times I walk the halls of congressional office buildings, I still experience some awe at being at the hub of decision-making for our country. And it’s even more of a thrill being there with a clear … Continue reading

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Worship Experiences

I’ve enjoyed doing some church shopping in the DC area. It’s fun even asking people about parishes they prefer. The peace types go to St. Aloysius, a Jesuit-run parish in D.C. near the Capitol, although there’s some disgruntlement with the … Continue reading

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A News Town

It does my heart good to be in a city where people care passionately about what’s happening around the country and the world, and eager to talk about it. At lunch in the office dining room, conversation often will turn … Continue reading

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