I’m Sorry, Who are You Again? Hey Pretty The new date seems perfect. Cute and charming, opens doors, pays for dinner, is a decent kisser, and then it all changes. Excerpt:
Suddenly you’re ceremonially deleting his number from your phone while at lunch with your girlfriends and actively seeking out rebound hookups
Pride Has Changed More Than My Luggage Observations about Pride, including the political invasion. Excerpt:
The parade was interesting, but not as “affirming” as I somehow remembered it to be. There were a surprising number of politicians in the parade.
Also Noted: The title and fire of Rock Creek Rambler’s post, The Nanny State, is worth the $50 ticket (perhaps not to RCR) that led to it. His post has been featured on DCist and WaPo’s Express. RCR believes police have better things to do than to ticket those caught sans seatbelt. Check out DC Crime Maps. Those little red things that fill the map are crime incident reports, and if seatbelt enforcement helps reduce the crime rate then it may have some justification. But if that isn’t the case, then take a trip though this excellent NE neighborhood blog, stop, blog and roll for its round up of garden tours and homicides. The seatbelt enforcement campaign follows last year’s jaywalking enforcement campaign. Shirts You Didn’t Know You Need. This is a comprehensive guide to getting the kind of T-Shirt that will make you stand out. After getting accosted by numerous friends and strangers alike regarding where I get my shirts, I decided to come up with a list of online t-shirt sites that I frequent, writes You Look Like I Need a Drink. Many entertaining examples. Defeeting habits: What makes these people think that it’s ok to make yourself at home and just let your feet be free in public? The OC Girl writes after witnessing some digits … Chili dogs with the works for $1.50, burgers under $4 and frosty mug drafts at less than $3, writes WFY in an appreciative report about the Vienna Inn. At Washington Metblogs. But what makes the place is atmosphere. The cushions in the booths have needed to be restuffed since at least the Reagan administration and don’t count on your fries and dogs coming out the same time. Vietnamese Pho that’s as good as what this writer was served in San Jose is available on 6th by the MCI, writes Zutroy at this is by us. Another writer on this group blog, AmaZingGold, goes to La Tascas and makes reservations in advance at opentable.com Blogger nuptials at Big Head Rob, a report on some recent blogger marriages. And Webcowgirl has photo from her recent bridal shower. Reston loses a minor charm: the small white-on-navy blue street name signs. The very bland white-on-green and “blaringly large” white-on-blue signs are the new standards. Photos illustrate the change at Pedantic Nuthatch. Growahouse makes a case for the importance of seeing An Inconvenient Truth. The writer has been chronicling a rehab of a semi-fire damaged home. His motto: earth, water, sunshine, and a 220 bit drill set.