The alarm went off at 3 am and the plane's door closed at 6:30. A stopover in Denver late morning was the only hitch in my getting to my hotel room just a couple blocks from Capitol Hill in DC. Yes, I'm here for my third Concerned Educators Against Forced Unionism conference; you can read about past experiences here by typing CEAFU into the search engine at the top of the page.
Tomorrow I'll go to the newly-renovated Museum of American History, and Monday I'm meeting an old West Point buddy at the National Archives. The conference starts Monday evening.