The History Behind the Silver Thing in Front of Boehner

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Updated | As Barack Obama, the President of the United States, addressed the nation with his State of the Union Tuesday night, a silver thing just above his head on speaker John Boehner’s desk proved a distraction to some viewers. That object is an antique inkstand, dating back between 1810-1820, with three crystal inkwells inside it.…

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Freelance writer and a lifelong Washington Native. Robs articles will generally reflect a Moniker of Robbie G, in honor of his late Uncle “Doc”, who raised him for his first year of life. He credits his writing skill to two very different, and very determined Creative Writing professors at both Bellevue Community College and Seattle University. His career placed him in organizations such as Honeywell Aerospace, Paul Alan's Experience Music Project, Boeing Aerospace, and Microsoft. When not running or Mountain biking, he’s usually, charting and stock trading. Rob and his wife Sandi love traveling, snowshoeing in the winter and Geo cache outings in the summer.





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