Apropos of Nothing: The Bigness of America

Two water scenes, two different parts of America

The view out the hotel window yesterday at about this time. If you know the area you'll recognize it immediately -- that distinctive downtown bridge! -- and can guess what brought me there, and how I traveled. And if you don't, it's still just a nice different view of American life.

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Back to the joys of DC now. After the jump, what my wife was seeing yesterday, as part of a "Confucius Day" event in an entirely different part of America. Our nation is large and diverse.

Camera-phone shot of Confucius Day ambiance, five time zones to the west:

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