Monthly Archives: September 2006

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The credit card bill arrives and all looks good except for this one small charge. The writer’s wife investigates. Excerpt: …so Beth called. Apparently, I purchased a membership to an exclusive website. An exclusive gay porn website. From Rude Cactus. (Nod to E;) Capt. Jack Sparrow sees a car serving wildly on the road and […]

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If the bubble market is letting out some air is it a good time to buy or are you better off renting? An analysis at Bubble Meter and the inspiration for the pink balloon photo above. Ariel: Hot or Not? Or Initial Thoughts on the Masculine Mystique. If this very clever title by Circle V […]

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  Black squirrels are creepy, writes girl from the south. Excerpt: I swear this looked like the vampire version of a squirrel. It had a small, pointy head, beady eyes and possibly fangs. There was just a sinister look about it.  Kitchen rehab project.  Photo. Excerpt: I believe that our kitchen qualifies as one of […]

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This is a remarkable story. It starts with parking tickets on a windshield, which escalates to an orange boot and then a tow to the district’s end-of-the-world impoundment lot. But Brunch Bird fights back and accomplishes what quite possibly no one has ever accomplished before. The post is titled: The One Where I Beat the […]

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On their way to shop at Whole Foods, this writer witnesses a mugging at 13th and P Street NW. Titled, Assault at Logan Circle NW: … i’ve never experienced or seen a personal, physical assault much less in broad daylight and during rush hour. those fools had some gall! From Kori :: A Journey. We […]

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  Pharmacies and grocery stores know your most intimate details.  Every time you swipe a discount card, databases connect you to your purchases. The chains know everything about you: What you eat. What you drink. What drugs you buy and can sum from these purchases your lifestyle, secret pleasures and probably life expectancy. There are no […]

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      A second year medical student at Georgetown shares his experience with two cancer patients. Time may be running out for both and this writer details, vividly, what he is witnessing. From Veritography (Thanks to Cube for the recommendation.) Here’s the scoop (literally) on Barbie … from Womenhavingitall: But now, finally, Mattel releases a Barbie I can support. I think this doll […]

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   Where’s the Fire? Harmany Music. Unlike the DCPD, the DCFD can have some fun. The Undateable Woman explained by the Hipster Dork. Excerpt: I have a nose for undateable women. Like a moth to a flame, so I am drawn and the end result is always the same. DC Convention Center wireless access charges […]

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This is a touching post about changing lives, regret and reflection seven years after the fatal accident of a friend.  After visiting the grave site, Adjusting to being an adult … or not writes:  I went to visit him because well, as much as it was to pay respect to him, it was also for […]

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Disconnected fates: a decision to put down an ill cat ,and what happens to a father who ignores his son. A perfectly observed piece entitled Death and Pizza at Oh So Something. Watching video on an iPod: “it’s not as lame as I once thought,” writes The Shape of Days. But there are better distractions, […]