Inauguration Day, She Said: Peace Corps on Parade

Start: 5:30 AM. Finish: 7:00 PM. Time actually spent marching in the inaugural parade: 30 minutes. Was it all worth it?You bet.The possibility of participating in the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Parade hadn’t even entered my mind two months ago. However, a series of well-timed and serendipitous events resulted in the inclusion of my name on a list of … [Read more...]

Inauguration Day Images

At 5:30 AM on inauguration day - in a haze of sleep deprivation and anticipation - Audrey and I parted. She headed to the inaugural parade staging area to join the Peace Corps contingent and I, with a Pennsylvania Ave and 10th Street press pass in hand, headed toward the parade route. … [Read more...]