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Run the Mexicans OUT OF Gainesville.

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Last updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago.
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D.C. Experience


I was one with thousands who had "purple tickets' for the Inauguration of President Obama. I was also one of thousands who, due to some unknown problem, did not get into the ceremony as I had planned.
Disappointment...for sure. My friends and I stayed in line believing that we would get in...it didn't happen. We didn't see or hear the ceremony...
But, I WAS THERE!
The crowds were incredible in numbers and ...

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Last updated 5 years, 10 months ago.
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Miles to go before I sleep


January 21, 2009

What a long, strange trip it’s been! Up by 5:00 a.m. Out the door by 6:00 to a waiting taxi for the trek to Dulles. There’s no good way to get to Dulles from Bethesda on the Metro and with the predicted crowds, we weren’t chancing it.

I figured we would be well ahead of the game for our “madrugada” but it turned out we were ...

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Last updated 5 years, 10 months ago.
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I was there ... (Staff Blog)


By Jessica JordanToday is the day that will go down in history.And yes, I was there with an amazingly good seat. Flanked by some very kind Obama campaign leaders and some White House insiders whose smart comments kept me highly entertained, I had a fabulous time at the ceremony, which turned out to be all that I had hoped.But the adventure before taking my seat on Capitol Hill is a less graceful one entirely.After filing ...

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Last updated 5 years, 10 months ago.
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Dreams Come True


January 20, 2009

It’s not quite 3:30pm and we’ve just made it back to our sanctuary – room 1104 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda. The room service order has been placed, swollen feet in the upright and locked position, and wind-burned cheeks feeling the velvet touch of warmth blown from our heater vents. While we wait for food, I’ll tell you a bit about the most exciting day of our lives:

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Last updated 5 years, 10 months ago.
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