Rock me like a hurricane

Post-Sandy update: Turns out that Sandy blew past DC and headed for New York instead. Here in DC, it was pretty low key. There was some damage, mostly small to medium branches down around town. We didn’t even end up losing power. I think we ended up with about six inches of rain over the two days – a lot, but not as much as lots of other places. We did get two days off from work – but it was business as usual for most people on Wednesday the 31st. All in all, DC was incredibly lucky. My thoughts go out … Continue reading Rock me like a hurricane

DC First Impressions

I’ve been in DC now for two weeks, so I figured it was time to post a blog about my experiences and first impressions about life in the capital city. I arrived in DC on the night of the 6th, after attending the beautiful wedding of my friend Amy. It was a great wedding, and I was glad I was able to be part before I left. I am living in DC with another friend of mine, Amy (different Amy). Amy and I have known each other since we were in 4-H together all through school. Amy has been out … Continue reading DC First Impressions