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Texas Boy in a DC World

Texas Boy in a DC World

The adventure of moving from Houston, Texas to Washington, DC, and all the shenanigans that take place!

Okay D.C. You Need to Figure Yourself Out

7 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

When I moved from Texas to Washington, D.C. I knew I was in for a culture shock however I did not anticipate it being as big and bad as it has been. I knew that moving really anywhere from Texas would require me to get used to a more hands-on governm...

Last Month of My D.C. Internship

4 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

While spring is in the air and the weather has turned a lot warmer I cannot help but feel pretty bummed. This is the last month of my internship at the Congressional Office I have interned at in Washington, D.C.. I have learned so much and really lea...

Capitol Police do a 180 in Mere Minutes

22 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

As someone who works on Capitol Hill in the Capitol Complex, I have really become more and more aware of the overworked and stretched to the limit Capitol Hill Police are. I think as more and more news about it all comes out people will really realiz...

State of the Capital: April 2021

19 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Cje95

After asking several people from both sides of the aisle about how the Capitol is right now I received a very clear picture. What is going on and how everyone feels right now is not normal. With the trial of Derek Chauvin getting ready to go to jury...

Today I Lost My Best Friend

19 Apr 2021 1 minute read 14 comments Cje95

No matter what was going on in my personal life my dog Rusty was always there for me. When my parents first got him for me I was in the middle of recovering from my latest major concussion in 2012. From the time of my memory coming back until this mo...

Yesterday’s Attack on the Capitol Complex

4 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

It has been barely a week since the outer perimeter fencing has come down yet here we are again having to talk about another attack on the Capitol Complex. While 2020 was a crap show it seems 2021 is not going to be to much better for those of us who...

A Troubling Trend

2 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Working in a congressional office has given me the ability to learn about widespread issues permeating across industries, socioeconomic classes, and geographically. It has been eye opening to say the least but I have learned so much more then I could...

Since the Wall has Fallen

1 Apr 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Cje95

After being up for way to long the unscalable fence surrounding the Capitol Complex has begun to be taken down. This fence system was 3 miles long at one point and it honestly was the biggest pain in the butt to have to navigate. In the morning going...

Well the Government Punched Me Straight in the Mouth

20 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Last December I moved from Texas to Washington, DC to intern for the Congressman whose campaign I worked on. Initially, I was not going to move and I was going to stay in Sugar Land but over the span of a couple of weeks my roommate who was working f...

Capitol Complex Updates

16 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Today an email was sent out from the Acting Sergeant at Arms for Congress regarding the Capitol COmplex's security situation and the different things put in place since the riots on January 6th. The biggest development was that as of now there are no...