Monthly Archives: September 2007

Recent DCBlogs live adds

An occasional listing of new additions to the DCBlogs live feed. Life As List. Liz in Fairfax says this about herself: I am impatient and have a short attention span, thus, I prefer bullet points to flowery paragraphs. I also enjoy compiling lists. leftbrainwrite. Linda says this about herself: By day, I’m an uptight and […]

DC Blogs Noted

I am at risk for all sorts of unpleasant things. Disaffected Scanner Jockey wonders if she should blog anonymously. How I found myself sitting at my desk, pants less, on my third day at my new job. Just going with it. This writer visits a hospice in Adams Morgan to fix a database. molt be […]

Non-Careers in the City

I’m an old and late mother, but I’m not a technologically assisted one.  I have a toddler and an eight-year old in my mid-forties through good luck.  I never was that much of a type A person, but late motherhood and then single-motherhood definitely moved me onto the type B career track.  This retooling has […]

DC Blogs Noted

A medical career advances at 1 minute and 20 seconds per question. Veritography. Lolly, at 10-weeks, learns fetch. Video. eric nuzum dot com Madam Mayo, a nonfiction judge in Dayton Literary Peace Prize, writes that her choice, Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark Kurlansky, is the nonfiction winner. Metro’s […]

The Future in a 50-Year-Old Photograph

In the window of a small art supply store at the southwest corner of 8th and G streets in Capitol Hill, you’ll find a large framed print of A Great Day in Harlem, the legendary jazz photograph taken by Art Kane almost 50 years ago. A documentary about the photo describes the moment: “It was […]

DC Blogs Noted

The cellulite phone and other mom stories. Green Canary. A new arrival to DC shares many photos of his basement apartment in an Adams Morgan rowhouse. All Up Inside This Beltway Will suburban sprawl overtake Columbia Heights? The Brain Drive. Tuesday hunger. A glimpse of a life; warm and beautiful writing. Where’s My Cape? The […]

Put ‘Em On The Glass

I saw DC Councilmember Jim Graham while I was out having a drink at Temperance Hall last night. It’s funny, because I tend to disagree with the hard-line stance Graham takes when it comes to city nightclubs and bars that cater to an urban(read: non-white) demographic. That said, I realized that I could not argue with those views too much that night once I walked past […]

Question: Is this Racist?

Sometimes I think my super liberal hypersensitive mind is playing tricks on me. However, I know for a fact I can’t be crazy all the time. I mean, is it just me, or am I not the only person who finds this poster not just offensive, but dangerous? Some background: I live in Switzerland right […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Art of Crisis….Blonder than You. A neighbor calls to report that the building sprinklers are going off. As she drives back to her apartment, the writer takes a mental inventory of the possible damage. Yawn. The National Book Festival. Sept. 29. Sarah E. Moffett, who writes: The Book Mobile better hope the fans don’t […]