What are your plans for the 4th of July? I live just a couple miles from the National Mall now, which means that for the first time since I moved to the DC area, I can
walk to the big fireworks show. Yes, walk! Do you hear angels singing, or is it just me?
Usually, see, when there’s a huge event like that in the city (or even a hockey game or convention…or particularly bad rush hour), you have to brace yourself for the inevitability of being jammed in a metro car shoulder-to-shoulder with hundreds of people.
On one hand, it’s kind of nice to see everyone out in full force in their matching colors or pussy hats. There’s a friendly sense of community and in-it-together-ness. But on the other? You’re in a stranger’s armpit clinging to an overhead pole for dear life.
Which is really not the most pleasant thing.
Anyways, I hope you all have a great holiday next week and manage to avoid the crowds/armpits. Here are the latest
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