Monthly Archives: November 2006

DC Blogs Noted

How does Metro deal with an overcrowded train?  It takes it out of service and forces everyone off the train, writes Lizzie at an OC girl living in an extraordinary world, whose frustration with Metro is growing daily. It starts: I am now starting to dread taking the Orange Line during the morning rush hour. […]

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New era for bike riders in DC?  A very interesting announcement posted at Life in Mount Vernon Square: You are invited to attend a public meeting on the design of the Union Station Bicycle Transit Center (aka the Bike Station) on Tuesday, December 12. The Bicycle Transit Center will provide bicycle parking, rentals, repairs and […]

DC Blogs Noted

Our first annual DCBlogs nasal roundup. Failed Southern Lady: The family tradition of declaring it Christmas as soon as coffee comes out of someone’s nose continues – and this year it’s earlier than ever! Life and Musings: I have a petite little nose…I don’t understand how it can hold so much snot. Lumpyhead: Baby’s First […]

DC Blogs Noted

Busted at Work for Playing Minesweeper.  His training class distraction is put on display for all to see. Ar-Jew-Tino. A loyal Ikea shopper lists:  The Top Five Reasons I Hate Ikea.  By Me, Myself and Eye. Thanksgiving conflict averted:  Thankfully, most of the day was spent with short burst of uncomfortableness, writes Across the River, […]

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  DC is in a transitional swirl, awash in resumes and apartment vacancies.  It’s a town of people seeking advantage or escape, all of it in the murky subterranean depths rather than out in the open, writes Reya of Grace’s Poppies, who is one of DC’s most astute observers.  An excerpt: Part of the problem […]

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Circle V is attacked and robbed in Las Vegas and is left with two black eyes and a swollen jaw.  She writes about the experience: I’m not sure how long it will take for the emotions to fade, but what happened in Vegas certainly did not stay in Vegas. An almost perfect encounter with the […]

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There will be a crucial vote on the fate of the downtown Martin Luther King library this week. At stake is whether to keep the library in its present building, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, or build a new facility at the site of the former convention center. Something needs to be done with […]

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Lonnie Bruner writes about his close encounter with a turkey, not the gobble-gobble kind, but one with a “death chirp” that came very close to taking a piece of his hide. Literally. Photos and very short video of this fearless turkey giving chase while the blogger drives to safety.  A long time blogger, Nicolasix, decides to […]

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Television in a hospital room can comfort a patient and family but distract a medical team, writes Wyatt, a medical resident, who chronicles his professional and personal challenges at Foggy Bottom Lantern.   Those challenges can include ignoring a TV. An excerpt:  Where the television can really become a problem, though, is when there is an item of […]

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Brunch Bird is saved twice yesterday, once by a stranger and the second time by her significant other. An outstanding post. (Nod to Scott for the recommendation) What Metro doesn’t want you to know. If you don’t have SmartTrip and are parked at a Metro station afterhours, you will need a way out. Here’s the […]