R. O'Brien-Bours


Hollywood-born globe-trotting junkie for politics, foreign policy, film, the classics, and travel, living the life on Capitol Hill. Views are my own.

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Guys, apparently there's a gold-colored dragon missing in Old Town Alexandria.

This is the face the chimp gave me after I took a picture with him.

This baby tiger is taking a break from all the press in Congress.

Baby tiger getting excited at all the excitement staffers have for this briefing.

Baby chimpanzee. Best congressional briefing ever!

Space Shuttle Discovery flying by the south side of Capitol Hill.

The Space Shuttle Discovery, as seen from Longworth HOB.

I wonder how many superstitious staffers avoid the elevator on Friday the 13th, which is as rare as Thursday the 12th.

They're cleaning the Statue of Freedom on top of the Capitol today. #CapitolHill

Another beautiful day, up at the Basilica at Catholic University.

Kite Festival on the National Mall, part of the Centennial Cherry Blossom Festival.

It's a beautiful day here in Washington.

Orchid Mystique: Nature's Triumph currently showing at the U.S. Botanical Garden.

Some trees starting to blossom near Dupont!

Sure looks like Spring to me.

Senator Brown now talking, and, yes, Congressman Renacci's head in foreground.

Jim Tressel up there now with the Mayor of Akron. People shouting OH-IO. The Californian in me is wanting to run away.

The Ohio delegation at Ohio's birthday party, led by Senator Portman.

Rainy day view from the Capitol of the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress.

Venus, Jupiter, & slim crescent moon on the bottom there lighting up Washington's SW sky. (Wash Monument bottom right)

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