Monthly Archives: April 2007

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Something evil this way comes. This writer is at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station when a woman’s coat is snagged in a escalator and slowly sucked in.  The Barometer describes what happens next. Earthlink Wifi: Is it a good deal for Arlington? A communications attorney takes at look at Earthlink’s plans to build a wireless […]

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What rhymes with “It’s not you, it’s me?” — Dealing in Subterfuges Read this post and the comments, too; it will leave you in stitches to read poems about ditches [Fourth line under construction] Dating Ratings, something like a Rotten Tomatoes for Men. A proposal at I’m not a girl, not yet a wino. After […]

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Anacostia Market, 1941, photo. An ordinary scene from another time. Eliza Truitt Photography  Jaywalking is one of things that makes this city different and more interesting than Los Angeles or Dallas. But this right to jaywalk in DC is under attack. A ticket for jaywalking: $25, reports Let An Umbrella Be Your Umbrella. DCist warned readers in […]

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Headphone Suckage. They break. They fall out. And they’re either too cheap or too expensive. Two-Timing the Cosmos. The writer of Le blog d’une voyageuse de femme recently relocated from SF to DC and dines at the restaurant, Sushi Taro. She writes: How better to make a place than your home than to find food […]

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A woman who has been out of his life for 6 to 7 years is back and now married, unhappy and as beautiful as ever. Missing all the warnings, the writer is quickly drawn into a deep pool of desire and regret. I Now Pronounce You, in two posts:  Ping Pong, Old Friends in Town, and Bad Decisions […]

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When the Unthinkable Happens. Frozen Tropics reacts to the sexual assault of a woman in an alley. Two men were involved. One restrained the victim’s three year old. An excerpt: Crimes like this (occurring during daylight hours, taking place in front of the woman’s daughter) are particularly disturbing. They get under your skin in a way that […]

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Arjewtino started playing baseball with one talent: speed. He resolved to improve himself and did, and what he learned from the experience help to make his life. A great post, titled Opening Day. Carry-On or Check, Please? The writer, LMNtal Attraction, pens a keeps-you-reading beginning that delivers to the end. It starts:  See, I think it’s pretty […]

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Girls hatin’ girls: Is he really worth it? A thoughtful post at Dating is Dead that looks at friendships that tear apart. Recommended by Meghan. An excerpt: Ladies, we are victims and perpetrators of hating our own gender. At least when it comes to “protecting” the men we consider our investments. We need to step back […]

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On matters of health care, Merujo of the Church of the Big Sky has put up with a lot and, apparently, more is arriving. This post isn’t about sympathy. She is too strong for that. But it is a statement of fact. (Nod to Erika) It begins, simply: I am, apparently, growing my own forest. […]

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Signs of Spring — a collection of links assembled by Reya:   1. Documentation of our redneck credentials. Pocahontas County Fare 2. A Spring Crush. Mystery Girl at Heart Tribute Band Super Fan Page writes (an illustrated post of the finest stickman/woman art available) about an encounter that turned her from somewhat red to bright red. An excerpt: […]