Monthly Archives: August 2006

DC Blogs Noted

Look carefully here. Scroll down and enjoy the nice photos of the two companion dogs and then the tattoo. DC Dog Blog. Question: What do you get when you park a donut delivery truck next to a police cruiser? Answer: A photo at Velvet in Dupont. A Craig’s List drama over “young gays vs. old,” […]

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If you have ever wondered why Bartholdi Garden on Independence Avenue is stunningly beautiful, the blogger at DC Master Gardener News will fill you in. This writer talked with staff and volunteers for this report. There’s information about how to volunteer and the benefits of doing so. An excerpt: As I was walking through Bartholdi […]

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World traveler Mister Jinxy is in China hiking the Great Wall in drenching heat, sharing rich observations and many photos and video as well, including one of him squeezing the moisture out of his shirt. This post received Washington Cube’s highest recommendation: Absolutely totally the best. If you are a taxi cab dispatcher, waiting for […]

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DC Election Data: Neighbor Search – This is one of the more extraordinary and useful projects undertaken by a blogger. It’s a database that Eli of dcwanna.be constructed. Put in your address – or any address – and find out what political candidates are getting in contributions from your neighbors. DCist has a write up […]

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How do you like it so far? This blogger, a recent transplant from Seattle who writes at Washington to Washington, shares some thoughts about her new home and its people. An excerpt: I consider myself a generally friendly person. In fact, I have never been accused of being shy. However, striking up conversations with strangers […]

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The real reason people shop at the Whole Foods salad bar, explains I Am A Lefty, has nothing to do with the fruits and vegetables, organic or otherwise. She writes: I bet you at least a dozen new couples form every month right near the olive bar. PlayfulinDC is now PlayfulinNC and she has an […]

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A kooky thing about her neighborhood: Dupont Circle residents are obsessed with their pets. It’s the urban equivalent of suburban PTA moms. This is by Sarah Massey, a writer and media consultant, from her blog, Own the Press, which was launched on Independence Day. Here’s some advice from Eat Foo for surviving “credit card roulette” […]

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DC’s Fish Market Scene What I Cook There are good alternatives to DC’s grocery stores, including the Eastern Market and the Maine Avenue fish market. That’s where this writer shopped for a party and he tells the story about his experience. He finishes the post with a crab recipe. An excerpt from the fish market: […]

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Darn Knit’s parents are out of Lebanon and she is relieved. One of my first comments when they arrived was “your village got bombed, didn’t it?” They were totally shocked that I found. The woman who authors Church of the Big Sky is a wonderful and powerful writer who is chronicling the treatment of her […]