Indescribable. But I will try.
When can a 5-year-old hold his mother's leg tightly, shifting his tiny body every second in avoidance of being inadvertently squashed, while gazing blindly into a sea of towering figures crammed on a street without a centimeter of breathing room.......and not cry?
January 20th, 2009
Where? The District of Columbia-- 7th and Independence, 4th and Constitution, 12th and Madison, L'efant Plaza, 3rd and Maryland, the Smithsonian.........for blocks and blocks and blocks.