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!

The Funniest Thing I’ve Found Backordered Due to COVID

24 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Cje95

When COVID-19 swept the globe it wreaked havoc on every aspect in the economy and the flow of goods. From food production issues to movies being delayed the fallout was immense.  With my move to DC we have had to get all sorts of stuff from food to f...

The Unaddressed National Guard Issue

22 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

While the inauguration has come and gone without any issues here in the nation's capitol there is an issue that is not being addressed...   What is going on with them now? While it made sense to deploy the National Guard after the riots when they wil...

The Washington Diaries: Inauguration Day

20 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Well, today is the day of change and the city is a very very odd place. When I went out this morning to get my coffee I left early to go get coffee before things even had a chance to heat up. As I walked the couple of blocks to Starbucks I was amazed...

Inauguration Rehersal Evacuated and Capitol in Lockdown

18 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

This morning across the street from my apartment building there was an explosion and fire. Thankfully no one was killed in the incident however part of a homeless person camp did burn down and one lady was injured. From what we have been told here at...

Explosion and Fire in DC!

18 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

This morning was quiet the spectacle  to say the least! I live roughly a block and a half from where the green zone is for the inauguration. Across the street from my building is Child Services Station of the DC Police. When I left my apartment to wa...

Washington Diaries Part 2

16 Jan 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Cje95

First I am just going to bullet point the latest DC news before talking more about it below... We now have 25,000 National Guard Troops in DC Virginia man arrested at Capitol Hill check point with 2 pistols and 500 hundred rounds of ammunition  Poli...

The Washington Diaries Part 1

16 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Oh, man was today a surprisingly eventful day given it was a Friday and my roommate was working from home I did not expect too much news to trickle out that would be all that surprising. I was wrong.   Washington has rapidly been increasing its forti...

DC Pictures From Today

14 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Cje95

I thought I would share some of the photos I took today of what DC looks like right now....         By the time the sun rises tomorrow I am sure I will not be able to get as close as I did to buildings today and will continue to update everyon...

Capitol Hill the Newest Military Base

14 Jan 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Cje95

When the FBI memo about more protests after what had happened on January 6th first came to publish light the National Guard quickly made their presence known. Initially, it was just the unclimbable fence around the Capitol Building and beefed up secu...

Military Build Up in DC

13 Jan 2021 2 minute read 13 comments Cje95

Oh, boy does each day seem to bring a new twist to things in Washington DC. Last night the FBI memo went out and going grocery shopping was like shopping before a hurricane hitting the Gulf Coast. I was shocked really at how people had reacted to thi...