Hello questions, worries and fears.
We would say “Welcome.” But it wouldn’t be heartfelt.
No one in the DMV wanted to see you again. You’ve become all too familiar around here.
You swoop in every spring, like a bunch of tourists gawking at the monuments. But instead of clogging the roads, sidewalks and Metro, your congestion attacks our hopes, dreams and aspirations.
We thought you might be a no-show this year when the Capitals rebounded from a 3-1 deficit to tie their series with the hated Pittsburgh Penguins. We thought the Caps finally dissuaded you from coming after they outclassed the defending Stanley Cup champs in back-to-back playoff games.