The Beltway

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For those of us who have ever lived or traveled to the Washington D.C. Area we are all well aware of how disgustingly congested the capital beltway is on any given day. This morning I was driving into work at 5 am.. and it was surprisingly eerie to be on the highway.

You see typically, on 495 even at such an early hour there are thousands of cars on the road all trying to beat the morning rush. It seems that every year the morning rush gets earlier and earlier, where pretty soon we will have to leave for work directly after evening rush hour. If you miss the window of opportunity then you are pretty much out of luck because you will be sitting in your car chain smoking until you crawl your way into work.

This morning was different. It was peaceful, I wanted to stop my car in the middle of the highway step out and enjoy the sunrise.

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