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On The Eve Of War: The U.S. Capitol Building

As angry or saddened voices discussed secession in the Federal capitol, unfinished projects towered outside. The unfinished capitol dome rose into the sky, a reminder of the renovation and expansion project of the legislative building that had started years earlier; … Continue reading

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1861, 2021: The Sound of Conflict, The Voice of Birds

It is about 5:10pm on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, as I’m writing this. I’m listening to and watching a live-stream from a WUSA9 team, which is positioned on the north side of the capital building. Law enforcement officers—I’m not sure … Continue reading

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