Monthly Archives: March 2007

DC Blogs Noted

Hemingway tribute at Lonnie Bruner that includes a photo. A mid-30s photo and its gun and its era. And remember all right: … “Because we are the desperate ones,” the man said. “The ones with nothing to lose. We are the completely brutalized ones. We’re worse than the stuff the original Spartacus worked with. But it’s tough to try […]

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A note for self-indulgent, rude men. Observed behavior by the writer at A Serious Job is No Excuse. (Nod to Kathryn). An excerpt: Two Thursdays ago, while on a first date at the Ritz in Georgetown, a couch-ful of ladies had my waiter deliver to me a note and a second Kir Royale after my […]

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Photoblogging: DC Can be Scary. Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog. Outstanding photographic work at E-FFX. And you thought they were kidding. Photos (ok, work safe) from Lolita & Gilda’s Burlesque Poetry Hour. Things she did right/wrong in a job interview. Wrath of the Whatever. A doctor visit by the blogger at Life is not a […]

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When a patient develops a fever it’s a sign that cannot be ignored, writes Wyatt of Foggy Bottom Lantern, and such is the case with global warming. An excerpt from his post: A Fevered Earth. Without a fever, a cough is merely a bronchial irritation, but with one it is pneumonia. A swollen joint from […]

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This blogger moves from DC to Mississippi and draws some sharp contrasts. Addicted to Change by Documentation of the plan He had for Sunny. An excerpt: If I learned anything, our heart’s desire isn’t always what we really wanted. For the first twenty years of my life, I knew that I wanted to live in […]

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Serial killers need not reply. What’s not to like about the title of this post by Where’s My Cape? It’s about that online oxygen supply known as Craig’s List. An excerpt: The emails came so fast I didn’t know what hit me. Some clearly from seasoned Craigslisters who knew the magic words to sprinkle in a […]

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This Girl’s Life by FreckledK. She was her father’s favorite child, a status that drew hostility from others in the family …. but then he was gone … … and there would be no rescue in my immediate future.  Although I still had one parent remaining, when my father passed away I became an orphan […]

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DC is so seemingly rigid in mores and manners that anyone who acts out of the ordinary is automatically assumed to be a little crazy. But Rebecca at Literal Reality reaches a different conclusion about a singing Metro rider. An excerpt: … by the time he got off, I was a little jealous. Not of air […]

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Bush and the 4th anniversary of the Iraq war, by LaurieWrites. Excerpt: He indicated that wrapping things up over there is “not gon’ be easy,” sort of like a mechanic – say, the one on the Andy Griffith Show, specifically – might indicate of a busted engine. Too self-important to clean-up. Office rant: Read this […]

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Metro passengers turn a delay into an ugly experience that extends to a cab ride. MidnightThirty reports, in the post DC is Doomed. “Excuse me! Hello! Where are you going to put this person?” “In the back,” he replied. “Oh hell no, I’m not moving over, I don’t know this random guy!” SAF – not […]