DC

Exploring DC :: Part 6 (last thoughts)

I think nothing has really changed about DC over the years! However, this is the first visit I made where attending daily mass was on my to-do list. (I have attended holy day masses in DC.) I didn’t get a chance this year because of work. We were very compressed…

Exploring DC :: Part 5 (Geocaching)

GC6E1WY Women who know no boundaries (see last image) This blog began as a geocaching blog, so how appropriate that I found a cache last week! Maybe I should make a new goal — find a cache in all 50 states. I’m working on finding a cache in all 99…

Exploring DC :: Part 3 (Postal Museum)

The National Postal Museum is part of the Smithsonian Museum. It is an enormous building, filled with all sorts of things related to the mail. There was no way to get through it in my sub-60 minute time slot. I made the best of it. Visitors can take up to…

Exploring DC :: Part 2 (official business)

I worked in DC last week. I thought I’d share a few interesting shots. Generally speaking, congressmen had cramped offices, senators had spacious offices. Having scheduled appointments helps to only a certain extent, because when the lawmakers are in session, they could be called away at anytime, but at least…

Exploring DC :: Part 1 (NPR Store and the Guard)

I spent this last week working in DC. I’ll write about some boring stuff, then some fun stuff. Boring stuff.¬†Work was done at the EPA (Crystal City office), all 3 Senate and 3 House offices, and the USDA. Participating in the regulation process (EPA) was interesting; participating in the lobbying…