20 Jan 2009 4:32 pm   //   Filed under: Photos

From the inauguration

Gerritt, Melanie, Tom, Matthew and I had a fine time on the mall in D.C. earlier today. It was a long, cold morning but everything went as smoothly as possible under the weight of the huge crowd. We got caught in a big mob scene at one intersection on the way out, but after a few minutes of muddling through it we escaped to the relative calm of Capitol Hill SW. The crowd itself was really great… Cheerful, patient, exhuberant. Will post a few more of my snapshots later, but here’s one: