I drove 2,000 miles from Laredo TX so I can attend the initial hearing with my tenant at Wade Road. Actually, that wasn't the only reason. There's also the annual HOA meeting which I have attended in years. After delivering the circus load from NYC to McAllen, I felt fortunate to find a power only load from Eagle Pass, TX heading back. It paid $2,600 which isn't much, … [Read more...] about Somewhere Over Wade Road
I never thought I would spend the night in the airport in my hometown. I wasn't actually flying out. I had actually just flown in from Dallas, but DC Metro had eagerly called it quits for the night and I didn't want to disturb my slumbering roommate since I forgot to bring my keys. In DCA, you can't actually sleep in the secured area -- they close that down and do security … [Read more...] about Has Anyone Seen Ty?
Jamie Boyd. was a brazen man, his mind fried hard on synthetic marijuana, PCP and anything he could inhale for a thrill. When he wanted something, nothing got in his way, and today was that kind of a day. Jamie was looking for his tester - the electrical tester that Ted had borrowed, the tester that nothing would stop him from finding it - he knew where to look. And … [Read more...] about SE Gun Trafficking
It was a normal day in the office working late then working out. Today I decided to go for a bike ride down Hains Point, the 3.2-mile loop that juts out into the Washington Channel, and I was feeling on top of the world. Arriving home at ten o’clock was not too terribly late, and I had to make two trips from the car to the house. I parked in the grass because I … [Read more...] about Home Invasion in Henson Ridge
Immersed in my musings, I suddenly realized where I was and decided it was about time I made myself scarce. I had barely turned on my heels when a lanky man, probably on the good side of his fifties, with a deeply creased face that reflected the trials and tribulations of this community over the years, walked out the door, and dumped yet another box on the yard. As I … [Read more...] about Little House on Lebaum St
Anacostia, known as Uniontown in the mid 1860’s, was once home to an all-white workforce who commuted from the nearby Navy Yard across the Anacostia River. During that time the federal government began to search for sites to house the 40,000+ freed slaves who had amassed on Washington, DC after the Civil War. They found the perfect tract in the 375-acre Barry Farms, on the … [Read more...] about Discovering Anacostia