Monthly Archives: September 2006

DC Blogs Noted

A woman, bruised and beaten by her boyfriend, seeks the help of Beauty and the Beltway, who takes her to the hospital and then helps her move out. While they quickly pack, he shows up. Titled: A Nasty Surprise. A photograph of a baby in a pumpkin costume prompts Circumlocutor to write of a life that […]

DC Blogs Noted

This is an outstanding, painfully honest look at what a women faces when a pap smear comes back abnormal. Dealing with the physical aspects of the test is only part of it.  Please read the comments as well. By Kathryn. The Rock Creek Rambler on the recent shooting of a dog in Dupont Circle: What […]

DC Blogs Noted

Reya’s roommates work long and hard to renovate a Victorian into a brightly colored store on Eighth Street SE, and then give it a a very retro name, Groovy. The city wasn’t all that helpful in their effort, she writes. Excerpt: DC doesn’t really want new businesses to open. You would not believe all the […]

DC Blogs Noted

So vivid still are its memories and emotions that it does not seem as if five years have passed. The 9/11 anniverary prompted many bloggers to write of the past and the present. What follows is a small collection among many powerful posts. Free Leaf: What 9/11 really represents to me is of course a […]

DC Blogs Noted

     A Cautionary Tale for Drunken Dudes. Drinks, guns and confrontation at DC Drinks. Excerpt: Lonnie moons the two and one of the guys confronts me: “What do you have in your pocket?”   Robert, the writer at Team Wet Dog, is looking forward to voting in Tuesday’s primary and then realizes he’s registered […]

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This writer says she just lost her job for blogging. She writes about her life. The blog was printed out, assembled into “2 huge folders” and placed on the desk in front of a company VP. That’s how the stage was set for her exit. This writer admits to occasionally writing about work, but never […]

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There are no blogs in the live feed by DC candidates with the exception of Kris Hammond, who is running for a seat on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in the Eckington-Bloomingdale area. He is the first candidate to ask to be included in the live feed. Few candidates have blogs or blogs worth attention. But […]

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The stress, excitement and expectation of a first date can deliver some vivid writing, and that’s what Alejandra at sent from my dell desktop produces when she recaps her WaPo Date Lab date. Excerpt: I looked him over. My first reaction was an unexpected one. He looked like a shorter version of my little brother.  […]