Monthly Archives: November 2006

DC Blogs Noted

Most DC bloggers aren’t making use of video, but videos tagged DC are increasing in number. Here’s a sampling of some interesting finds, from the goofy to the serious, found on YouTube and all posted in the last few days.         Sliding floor performance at the National Gallery of Art. From the description: A twentysomething-year-old DC area woman decides […]

DC Blogs Noted

It’s not easy being a woman sometimes, writes Capitol Hill Barbie, a snappy writer who keeps her eye on beauty, fashion and life in DC.  An excerpt: Men can roll out of bed, put on a blue button down and a pair of khakis and people think they are the second coming of John Kennedy. […]

DC Blogs Noted

  A car and a woman curled up is the title of a post about an accident on U Street involving a vehicle and pedestrian. An excerpt from the post by 007 in Africa: I am close enough to see the shock on her face as she realizes she’s going to be hit by our slow but […]

DC Blogs Noted

The tension in a relationship doesn’t come from words exchanged but from things unsaid. And this writer, Grace, has composed a beautifully written, powerful, New Yorker-quality piece on her own struggles. It’s tagged, frustratingly complicated, life in DC, and here is an excerpt:  I left his apartment wondering why I hadn’t said what I wanted […]

DC Blogs Noted

  Wonkette said it best about CNN’s election blogging forum at Tryst in this headline: Exclusive Blog Slumber Party Pictures: White Dudes With Laptops. Also weighing in is former DC resident now at Reno and its Discontents who recalls this about Tryst: Back then it was a pretentious shabby-chic kind of joint–you know the type, […]

DC Blogs Noted

The good, the bad, the ugly:  Sarah and the Good Squad hears a noise and discovers her neighbor raking her yard. She writes: Should I be grateful? offended? scared? Do I tip her?  [There are some 30 comments on this post:  One word: Landmines. Another writes: I mean…how bad is your yard?] The bad: A bathroom […]

DC Blogs Noted

El Guapo’s DC home is broken into and everything from electronics to shirts are stolen.  In “an open letter to the thieves who broke into my house,” El Guapo lists his losses, which do not include his dry wit. The 80s Have Returned for Our Souls, writes Nutgraf, about the return of leg warmers.  After […]

DC Blogs Noted

The first snow arrived in Scandinavia yesterday, writes DC, Baby, who is here from Scandinavia to study. But in DC, at least until last night, it’s been warm. Ok, My point is this: Kind of missing Scandinavia. The weather difference was so stark yesterday it made me miss Scandinavia. Snow rocks. DC is wearing me […]

DC Blogs Noted

Is Internet dating insane? Big Sky Girl, formerly Beauty and the Beltway, makes that case in the post: Why I Don’t Do Internet Dating. DK, a retired Army officer who blogs at A Silent Cacophony, comments on the GOP’s outrage over Sen. John Kerry’s recent remarks. Kerry said students who don’t study may end up […]

DC Blogs Noted

The blogger at My Life as an Alien in modern-day USA was in DC from Australia to complete her studies. And over the last year, E warmed the hearts of many with her stories of life here. She also embraced DC’s little blogging world, attending happy hours, making many friends attracted to her charm, wit, […]