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Back in Action!

Today’s the day! As of 1pm today, following this morning’s ceremony, the Washington Monument has re-opened. And it’s about time.  It closed August 23, 2011 after the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook up the city left it cracked in several places. Then, two weeks after the earthquake, Hurricane Irene stopped by and filled the Monument’s cracks…

Spooky White House Photos

It seems like DC has been getting quite a facelift lately!  The scaffolding on the Washington Monument is just now being removed, as work begins on the Capitol Dome.  But what about the White House? Aside from the additions to the White House Gardens by each administration, the White House shouldn’t need to be touched…