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With a nod to Jon Kolsky who finally clued me in with his entry for a contest that had fully escaped me...You Might Be From Capitol Hill (the Washington DC one, not a bunch of others) If ... You have an extra bedroom and a futon for the perpetual stream of out of town family for school trips, cub...
For those out-of-towners who done & seen everything in Washington, DC, the Congressional Cemetery will often be a new thing for them. Tours are run every day.  Several well known people and politicians, as well as many not as well known.  From John Philip Sousa, to J Edgar Hoover to a woman who o...
Capitol Hill is also a neigborhood in Washington, a big village, split hafway across, half in the NE and half in the SE quadrant of Washington, DC.  Politicians work here, but people live here also.On the north side, an iconic landmark is Union Station, of which 60,000 use daily, shown here to re...
Capitol Hill is also a neighborhood in Washington, a big village, split halfway across, half in the NE and half in the SE quadrant of Washington, DC.  Politicians work here, but people live here also.On the south side of this neighborhood is essentially Barracks Row, and the rebirth of the Navy Y...
Buzzard Point is a neigborhood in the SW quadrant of Washington, DC.  This is the smallest quandrant and currently much in focus, with the amount of waterfront development work going on.One of the new projects is the new soccer stadium which is planned for DC United, though not on the waterfront....
This past week, I once again attended Traction REIA (in Greenbelt, MD and Tysons Corner, VA)My 10 minutes of Market Update this month were focused on "The Impact of Bank Mediated Sales in Metro Washington, DC".  This generated some discussion on the tax regulations which are limiting those who ar...
We all meet wonderful people along this Active Rain path.This is a great writer, Inna is witty and caring, which is a great combo.The new photo she's using also shows her to be a creative soul, and a woman to be connected with.Sure, post here if you wish, but pop over to her page and say "hi".   ...
Annually, Archbishop Carroll High School (Washington,DC) has a career day where they expose their students to the outside world; or rather, they invite the outside into their classrooms.I went in to speak to students about career options in the real estate industry.My approach to the talk was: do...

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