Sgt. 1st Class Dale Moore will have the best view in the house during Friday’s presidential inauguration, he said. “From my vantage point, the Capitol is to my back and then in front of me is the swearing-in,” Moore said by phone Thursday.
U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers said Thursday he won’t reveal his vote on a hotly-debated effort to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics earlier this month. But given the chance, Rogers said, he’d gladly vote to get rid of the ethics body.
Mary Mullen is president of Dixie Weavers Basketry Guild. She discovered her talent for basket weaving after taking an introductory class in 2010. Mullen estimates that she has woven about 200 baskets in the last seven years.
Today is National Peking Duck Day, for the benefit of those who might be remotely interested in such news. Peking duck, coated in a sweet spicy sauce, is one of those foods that defies wine pairing, as are a lot of Pacific Rim dishes.