Monthly Archives: August 2011

And then it rained and the wind blew

There had been warnings for days about Hurricane Irene’s path and the likely damage to the DC Metro area. Regular emails from the local police forecasted flash floods and power outages and advised of the best preparations. Pepco, the utility … Continue reading

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My Washington Post letter to the editor

I was so annoyed at an OpEd piece my House Majority Leader Eric Cantor the other day that I sent off a letter to the editor of the Waashington Post. I figured I’d just be letting off steam, that they’d … Continue reading

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The Day the Earth Shook

It started with some slight suddering, like someone on the floor above our offices was moving around some heavy equipment. Then it became some pretty violent shaking. But it happened too quickly to really get scared. The fear came afterward, … Continue reading

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Seaside Sojourn

This past weekend I joined the many from the DC area who head to the shore sometime over the summer. In just 2 1/2 hours I was in Dewes, Del., driving over a few bridges en route through quaint towns … Continue reading

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Culinary Delights in DC

I’ve been postponing writing about the dining scene, convinced that I’d only have a new spot to include as soon as I hit the “publish” button. But it’s about time to share some noteworthy experiences with you, in the spirit … Continue reading

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