Category Archives: Government

Afterword: Huzzah! We Made It Through all 40 Days!

I’m finding it both easy and surreal to resume my life as normal, now that we’re home. I have picked most things back up where I left off, and I have had no trouble readjusting to my manual transmission car. … Continue reading

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Day 23: Preserving History, Literally

(This post is for July 12, 2011.) Today was a really big day. Not only were we going to the two places in DC that I was most excited about, but we also had to move our stuff from Jess’s … Continue reading

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Day 20: Paying Our Respects

I knew I had overplanned the DC portion of my trip. I had hoped, though, that I wouldn’t have to skip anything on my list. But in the end it all comes down to time, energy, and priorities. I definitely … Continue reading

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Day 19: Our Continuing Quest for Knowledge

Today was an early day. We had a 9am tour of the Capitol, and we were supposed to get there 45 minutes early to get through security. After going through proper procedure, I’m guessing that the get-there-early time was made … Continue reading

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Day 18: None Shall Pass!

Today was a day of really awesome stops and very stressful driving in between. Most of our drive from Pennsylvania to Maryland was okay, but our first stop was the National Cryptologic Museum, which was more difficult to find than … Continue reading

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Day 9: A Capitol View

Ahh… A comfy bed. I’m not picky about sleeping accommodations when people are putting me up for free, but it’s always a nice surprise to get to sleep in a most excellent bed. This was such a bed. My original … Continue reading

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