Monthly Archives: October 2007

Six Degrees of Blog Separation

Consider the concept of blog connections.  Reya has referred to it as blog families.  Hammer has spoken about the connections in our community.  My blog was named after this concept. So I decided to play a game:  Six Degrees of Blog Separation. I was curious about a lot of things: Who is in my blog family?  How […]

DC Blogs Noted

Has Free Speech Reached Capacity on Metro? Lisa, a blogger at Rant & Reason, writes about an incident on the Metro. Excerpt: Somehow this scenario — a Muslim verbally attacking a Jew and then an atheist trying to say I’m sorry — just felt so surreal. World War III = No Man for Me. Sugar […]

DC Blogs Noted

Starting their new lives. Washington Humane Society A longtime DC blogger, bettyjoan at Drawn to the Rhythm is ending her blog. Hammer, in a note about it, wrote this: Her blog has been an upbeat and consistent voice of inclusiveness and integrity from day one. The post about her decision describes, in way, what motivates […]

DC Blogs Noted

DC Zombie Lurch 2007. Great photo collection at DC Discombobulated. Restaurant “plating,” — a personal and frustrating experience. lacochran’s bloggery The latest in executive bathroom design. dl004d, in blog form. Photo of the week. Life in the neighborhood — two stories. First, Meanlouise.com wonders why she is never invited to neighbor’s party in Life on […]

DC Blogs Noted

A DC to LA transplant reports that fires aren’t the only thing that’s hot in SoCal: Trick or Sex Treat. Media Concepts. Pretty fly for a white guy. A woman outlines her requirements for dating. The View From Here Leon isn’t the first DC blogger who has had his content stolen. A number of DC […]

DC Blogs Noted

Taxi Cab Confession from A flower in the rough: I’m getting a safe-sex lecture from my cab driver! About Domku. Photos, write-up, about a restaurant described by one commenter as an unknown gem. DC365 Growing older … about ageism. Caged Bird Sings. Being a single home owner – the good, the bad, and the ugly. […]

The Reality of It All

I don’t watch a lot of t.v. When I do , I don’t watch a lot of reality shows. In fact, the only one I watch with any regularity is The Biggest Loser on NBC. American Idol, Survivor, Big Brother–can’t stomach any of those. Lately, though, I’ve started watching snippets of Dancing with the Stars. […]

DC Blogs Noted

The secret to great writing. Outstanding post by nicolasix: Good writing—hell, good anything—involves starting with that one true thing. That spark. (Nod to Suicide Blonde) More about writing. leftbrainwrite: Describe your five strengths as a writer. So here goes … Mais Oui, Mon Cherie. Velvet in Dupont says the French Film Festival is in town, […]

DC Blogs Noted: Transportation Edition

How big is the airplane exhibit facility at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center? Big enough to have a Concorde parked in the middle of it. Sideways. Photos from a recent visit at lindsayfincher.com. Snowbunny DC also posts photos of an airplane – the one she jumped out of – and reports: It was crazy, and […]