Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
We're in a good spot. I can see the Capitol and the Jumbotron. It's cold, kids.
Just picked up a voicemail message from my friend Sarah: "Enjoy living history. Not witnessing but actually living it."
It's good to be here.
MB...Read more »
Rise and shine! I'm wearing, oh, about 25 layers of clothing in preparation for the four mile walk to the Mall (yes, four). I've already received two text messages about the weather and congestion. Subtext of each: You've gotta be crazy to do this.
Meg Boyle...Read more »
Right now, three of us are huddled around Jenny and her laptop, trying to figure out the best way to get to the inauguration on foot Tuesday. It's like an episode of CSI ("Zoom in on that, please?" "But if you look at it from this angle ...")
I signed up for helpful hints via text message (too funny to pass up), and apparently Obama thinks we should approach from the south. I guess he knows...Read more »
I have such a crush on the D.C. Metro system. It's so user-friendly. And I always get a seat. And it's so clean! I mean, carpet!
The museums are closed Tuesday so I decided to slap the Smithsonian around a couple of times Monday. We did Air and Space, the Hirchhorn, the Freer and the Portrait Gallery. And boy, are my feet tired. You couldn't get anywhere near the American History and the Archives...Read more »