We are Renegade Volunteers ‘we did not let restrictions … deter us’ Thirty-Something: The Quarter-Life Crisis Dropping off donations for Katrina victims at “the local fire station just seems discouraging,” this blogger writes. Instead KDL and Halo go directly to the DC Armory to hand out relief supplies. The post includes information about the supplies most needed by the new Armory residents.
As we walked up to the building, there were a good number of people outside. People just like us who took it upon themselves to take matters in their own hands. A few people had bags of clothes and were helping some of the victims sort through them to see if they could find their sizes. That was so depressing to see them have to do that outside on the sidewalk …
Directions to the DC Armory. The DCeiver has compiled DC Katrina relief resources. Camp Katrina, on the Mall, Sunday. Survivors of Katrina will commit an act of Civil disobedience by setting up an illegal camp on the Washington DC Mall, reports The Autumn of The Fall. Why did the Chicken Cross the Road? In DC?
In Shaw Our writer is reading the WaPo’s District section. The “Animal Watch” column which reports that a red hen “was trying to navigate a busy intersection” at North Capitol and S Streets NE. She writes:
…Then there is another question, why are there chickens in the District? It is against the law to have chickens. It’s also against the law to have handguns but apparently that doesn’t stop some people….
What I Saw on My Drive To Work Not-For-Proft-Dad Our writer makes the best of a traffic jam, with a series of observations, some funny, some snarky. There’s a long list. Some excerpts:
Metro buses still have ads on them for FilmFest DC which ended back in April. Good to see that Metro is squeezing every last bit of revenue out of advertising before raising rates. Again.
I think I can quantitatively prove that the signs in front of churches get more fundamentalist and macabre in their messages the further you get from downtown….
Also Noted: City photographer, Daily Dreamtime. Interesting work. A city visitor takes issue with guys who cycle on sidewalks. I’m a lass and somehow a college aged woman on the sidewalk doesn’t really bother me—I figure that when she gains the confidence in her bicycle or the flow of traffic she’ll do the sensible thing and put down her cell phone, strap on a helmet and get on the street. Fine, right? But when I see a guy on the sidewalk, I question his manhood/intelligence/cajones/machismo. I wanna shout at him- baby, wimp, weakling—why is it that .. from Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange Adams Morgan Day on Sunday, 12 to 6 p.m., reports Metroblogging. DC Hotties is a new blog. But there’s only one photo and a short cutline. DC let me go writes The Bottom of the World who is off to Antarctica.