Texas Boy in a DC World
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!

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...

Light at the End of the Tunnel

11 Apr 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Cje95

A few weeks ago I broke the news about my roommate being transferred back to Texas. Since that time I have really learned a lot about both him and the people I work with.  I met my roommate on a political campaign trail and we honestly shared a lot i...

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...

My Return Home

12 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

After spending the previous 12 days in a hotel I was finally able to safely return home. My roommate had tested positive for COVID hours after I had returned to Washington, DC from Texas and so I would not catch it I had to leave my apartment just as...

Return to Work

11 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Today was my first day back to work since last Monday when I was informed my roommate had tested positive for COVID. Since I had been out of town and had only been back in town for ~12 hours when it was discovered I have been staying at a hotel room...


4 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Today is the beginning of a tense few days here in the Capitol. According to the last reports we, DC staffers, received today through the 6th are all possible days for a protest/attempted occupation of the Capitol again. While I am not overly concern...