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Saying Goodbye

Yesterday was the last time I’ll see the inside of the Old Post Office Building for at least two years. And even if I go back after 2016, it will be a totally different building.  875 more words

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Riding with Team 26

It was an unseasonably warm day for this time of year.  The kind of day that serves to tease you that spring will be arriving in a few weeks, even though winter may or may not be done with us yet.  414 more words


Students stand together against Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL Pipeline has been the subject of many arguments, but last weekend on March 2, students from all over the US gathered in Washington D.C. 634 more words


The Original FDR Memorial

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial that is spread out over seven and a half acres on the southern side of The Tidal Basin may be the largest D.C. 422 more words


Statue of Alexander Robey Shepherd

If you ride by the D.C. Council Building at the northwest corner of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue (MAP), you will see a statue of Alexander Robey Shepherd.  502 more words


Abraham Lincoln's Bill at the Historic Willard Hotel

On this day in 1861, Abraham Lincoln and his entourage were holed up in the Willard Hotel, where they had gone in order to avoid an assassination attempt. 634 more words


The First Washington Monument

The Washington Monument that towers over the National Mall in downtown D.C. is universally recognized as a memorial to our nation’s first President, George Washington.  Although it was initially proposed over one hundred years before its completion, it languished in the planning and construction stages for decades.  297 more words