Posts tagged "washington dc"

Headache on the Hill 2013 a.k.a. The Capitol Hill 5K

Room Service

I am in Washington DC once again for Headache on the Hill, an annual lobbying event organized by the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy, an event that I am renaming The Capitol Hill 5K. Why? Because I am scheduled to take seven meetings with my state representatives and senators today. SEVEN!! Last year I only… [Read More]

National Air and Space Museum: They provided the planes and I brought the baggage.

National Air and Space Museum

When I visited my dad last month I had a five-hour layover between the time my train pulled into Union Station in Washington, DC and the time my flight back to Raleigh departed. I decided to spend my layover at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The thing that complicated my sightseeing was that… [Read More]

Headache on the Hill 2012: This is what democracy looks like

Proving we are indeed chronically ill

If I’d known it was going to be 32 degrees out as I walked from the DC Metro stop to the front of the Capitol building, I would have worn a coat. Instead I relied on the fiery passion of my convictions to keep me warm as I walked with almost seventy doctors, patients and… [Read More]

Headache on the Hill 2012 in Washington DC

Washington DC

A few months ago I got an email inviting me to participate in the 2012 Headache on the Hill, the hill in question being Capitol Hill. To which you might say, “Jennette, isn’t every day a headache on Capitol Hill?” To which I’d say, “Har, har, har, isn’t that funny? NO, it’s not.” (Ok, it’s… [Read More]