Monthly Archives: October 2006

DC Blogs Noted

Running in the Marine Corps Marathon requires stamina, endurance and planning. And so does surviving as a spectator. KC at Where’s My Cape is a seasoned spectator who knows enough to take the Metro to the finish line. She’s also an internist who can offer medical advice based on what she has learned. It starts: One of […]

DC Blogs Noted

Mr. and Mrs. Conservative Futurist won top prize for this Halloween work. Also, at another party, Kristina at My DCed Life describes the costumes at a political Halloween party, including a guy “wrapped up in a the tape of an audio cassette.” Things I Hate hates attitude and says there is plenty of it in DC’s restaurants. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Gallaudet right now is a de facto war zone, writes Allison Kaftan of the emotional and physical toll of the ongoing protests at this university, in a heartfelt post titled: I Want My Life Back at DeafDC. I see fatigue in my husband’s eyes when we first wake in the morning, instead of saying “Good […]

DC Blogs Noted

The DC Sidewalk Blog believes pedestrians and motorists are engaged in a war of attrition, while KAC says pedestrian life has been reduced to a game of Frogger.  KAC is specific, citing the “bulldozed mess” on Connecticut and the threat it poses to her coffee requirements. Meanwhile, the writer at DC Sidewalk is looking at […]

DC Blogs Noted

Check these photos out: Graveyard of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” spotted on 21st Street, NW. From Brent Roberts’ Blogspot We are just awful, awful people. I personally think this is one of the worst cities in the country, writes Jenny, who is in from South Florida. Through the Eyes of J.   Barzelay […]

DC Blogs Noted

Stuart Davenport, who with his wife Lana, are planning to open Big Bear Cafe, at 1st and R St., NW, is running for an ANC position. Along with a café, he writes,  we’re also developing a free neighborhood wireless program so that everyone in south Bloomingdale can access the internet for free. (That’s one way to […]

DC Blogs Noted

Yearning, in a desperate sort of way for the Food Channel, DC Katastrophe begins to angst almost immediately when her 1 p.m. “Comcast-given ‘window’ begins.” What follows is very entertaining timeline. Excerpt: Any time now between 1 and 4pm a cable fairy will magically descend and let the food network come to my TV. I […]

DC Blogs Noted

The writer at This is Me, Honest, is called for Jury Duty and rides the bus with a lot of “unsavory looking characters” to a court that requires an 8 a.m. showing and offers no breakfast snacks for the trouble. But what really gets this writer is this: I knew the actual trial wasn’t going to be […]

DC Blogs Noted

Shortly after joining a DC lawfirm, the writer at Gay, Esq., who is anonymously “recounting life as a gay lawyer at a major DC firm,” is asked to head the firm’s diversity committee. His unstated mission is to bring a gay presence to a recruitment dinner. He writes: My implicit objective that evening was to […]

DC Blogs Noted

Apple Absolved. Customer service that works. Son of Clown Ops. Buy of the week: This box (asking price- $414,900) has no kitchen, a half bath, writes DC Housing Bubble Blues. A recent post by DC Mr Anthrope about an accident involving a bike and cab at Dupont Circle, noted previously here, drew a sharp response […]