Monthly Archives: April 2006

DC Blogs Noted

All People Become Patients Veritography This is an interesting, very readable perspective by a student at the Georgetown School of Medicine about how intense medical training reshapes perception of everyday life. An excerpt: The man you pass by on the street has a mole on his arm, and you mentally imagine the histology of the […]

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Mayoral Blogs and Blog Endorsements Adrian Fenty’s blog and Jenny Miller This will be the first of a series of inconsequential reviews of DC mayoral candidate blogs. Today’s featured review: Adrian Fenty’s blog. It’s not a blog. It’s a collection of blathering testimonials and no comments are accepted. But, luckily, for Fenty, it matters not. […]

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An architect from Manila tours the city and The Hill and records, in a long, readable and interesting post, his observations on everything from Metro’s design to politics. Asian Views. The psychology behind speed cameras explained by New Kid on the Eckington Block. And the devil bus at Louder than Words. Metro DC Sewer says […]

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The Church Parking Controversy A Blog Roundup The long standing practice of allowing church goers to double park appears coming to a slow and inevitable end. Sunday’s church sponsored rally in Logan Circle prompted a number of responses. The blogger at Clever Title opposes the double parking practice but also points to deeper issues. I […]

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Best traffic hazard in DC. I have personally witnessed 4 cars get screwed by this hazard, reports DC Mr. Anthrope. Is That Who I Think It Is? Our man on the scene has a good eye and camera and believes he got a photograph of someone famous. By Life Outtacontext. No fawning or whispering is […]

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Breaking News: U.S. May Ask IKEA to Pressure Iran, reports Throwing Hammers. Photographic evidence. Diary of a Mad Asian Woman writes about jury duty: One attorney asked if seeing a certain piece of evidence, in this case, the defendant’s blood alcohol content would be enough to find him guilty, without considering any of the other […]

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Heating Up Chairborne Stranger Blogs are allowing soldiers to describe, in ways that often grip and stir, what it is they face and how it impacts them. This writer, a DC metro area soldier serving in Iraq, has been generously sharing his experiences and this post is one of his best. An excerpt: Life seems […]

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A Little New York in DC Chase-ing Complacency The refuse on a short stretch of sidewalk near the New York Avenue Metro stop draws this writer’s attention. It’s edgy writing and for context on what quickens the pulse read this earlier post by Chase: “I’m Still A Good Person .. Right,” about a recent encounter […]

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Scenes From a Hospital The Cords of Billroth Stop watching medical shows on TV. They’ll dull your brain. Instead, read this post and be quickly drawn into scenes and observations from the front line of modern medicine. This well written post came recommended by Lonnie Bruner. It starts: My co-intern walked into a room the […]

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The Art of War Kathryn On … The essential truth of blog wars, Kathryn writes, is “almost no one comes out looking good.” Full scale battles with repetitive nasty, anonymous comments are fortunately relatively rare things, but low-level comment skirmishes aren’t. This writer details some of the comment types and patterns she has seen in […]