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!

Almost Done with my First Week of Work

5 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

While work this week did not start off as I had hoped over the course of the week that has changed. Some things though are hard to get used to on Capitol Hill. In the morning showing up to work you see a couple of National Guard members but for the m...

Increased Night Security Around the Capitol

4 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Today while working on the Capitol it became aware to me that there was a couple of really big votes upcoming this evening. The office I worked in received a ton of calls the last few days about both Liz Cheney and Marjorie Taylor Greene demanded act...

First Day of My Internship on Capitol Hill

3 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Yesterday was my first day at my new job since moving to Washington, DC and oh boy was it a doozy. Last week the scheduler and I tried to get my Congressional ID early so I could just show up to work but I had to officially have started my job before...

Getting Back to DC

2 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

This last weekend my roommate, neighbor, and I decided to take a road trip from Washington, DC to NYC. I did not really want to go and tried to get my roommate to call it off but he was hellbent. With the neighbor only going if I would go I was reall...

Northeast US Hammered by Winter Storm: Worse than Meterologists Anticipated

1 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

It was just suppose to be a weekend trip my roommate said..... well now I will be missing my first day of work on Monday because we cannot get back home!   My roommate decided to surprise myself and the congressman’s daughter we are friends with with...

3 Texans 1 Vehicle and the Worst Storm in DC in Years

31 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

This weekend my roommate made the executive decision that he, our neighbor, and myself should go to New York City for Saturday and Sunday. With how the cards fell though we ended up not leaving until 1:30 Saturday and I will write about the trip in a...

Texas Boy has to Deal with his First Winter Storm Warning in the North!

30 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Cje95

I was born and raised in the Houston, Texas area and really did not ever experience a true "winter" until I had to undergo my first neurosurgeries up in Long Island. It was only during these operations that I ever experienced snow but each time it wa...

Changes at Fort Washington (Washington, DC)

29 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

With the heavy military presence for a few weeks, it seemed as though the idea that Washington, DC becoming the newest military base was a fact. However, since the garage incident, I am sure you heard about the Governors have recalled the National Gu...

The Capitol Update

27 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Living right by Capitol Hill seemed like an amazing opportunity. What happened though on Jan 6th forever shook the residents here both new and old. Waiting the rapidly militarization of The Hill was equally as concerning.   Today is my first day of w...

Finally Nailed it! Employment!

24 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

It is safe to say I graduated at a pretty crappy time to graduate college. When I graduated in May of 2020 not only was COVID running rampant across the world but it was locking down cities as it went. Actually to this point I still have not been abl...