Monthly Archives: October 2007

Monday Morning Slack Off Report

When you come in on Monday, and you’re not feelin’ real well, does anyone ever say to you, ‘Sounds like someone has a case of the Mondays’? Earwax, type A blood, skin color, malaria… a short essay on the failure of current racial classifications and explanations for why humans have developed into such a varied […]

DC Blogs Noted

Is this generation of women lacking a nesting gene? Caterwauling. Our Lady of Dupont Circle. A found photograph becomes a talisman that things were going to get better. Thirty-three and a third Ten Things That Fill My Week. From The New Yorker to Chick fil’a. The Wind Beneath My Chicken Wings Kabocha Crepes at Counter […]

Regal Gallery Place Management Cracks Down on Annoying Patrons

For anyone familiar with movie theaters in our area, certain annoyances are to be expected. There are the chair-kickers, the play-by-play reciters, the dayglo cellphone blinders, and last but not least, the inappropriate baby-bringers. Last night, I attended a late showing of 30 Days of Night, fully prepared to put the smackdown on nearby annoying […]

DC Blogs Noted

People will still complain about taxi fares even as they say farewell to the zone system. Diary of a Mad DC Cabbie. Pantylines. Photo. Blue Coyote Laughing. The job hunt: One Year, Seven Days, and Fifteen Hours Later… bathroom reading. Officially the gay uncle. Family relations and tea time. Vividblurry Meateaters’ Gas Problem. Freewheeling Spirit […]

DC cabs to change from zones to meters

Those of you who have lists of things to complain about regarding our fair city won’t have the notorious zone system to kick around anymore–Mayor Adrian Fenty has ordered the DC Taxicab Commission to switch all cabs operating in the District to a metered system. Naturally, the cabbies are threatening a strike, and none of […]

DC Blogs Noted

Earth to Whole Foods. The Slow Cook takes issue with the store’s power washing of sidewalks during a drought. I’m siding with the Metro Bus driver. Starting Today Payback Time? A real estate agent sees the market returning to normal. Capital Homes. milk and cheerios: Top Ten Signs You Need A Vacation

DC Blogs Noted

Oh, Senator Craig. I’m not a girl, not yet a wino watches Matt Lauer’s interview and places the senator in the same category of all the other excuse-making men she’s known. Sharp. Advice for surviving in the office: It’s not about the work; it’s all about how you deal with people. blah blah blog AOL […]

DC Blogs Noted

A note about relocating to LA on a whim. 2.71828182845904523536 The Ring That Keeps on Giving. Bridal Bird. Why is the environment seen as a liberal issue? Are Seven thoughts on Blog Action Day Lies, lies, lies — A short take techy complaint, Mac vs. Windows, via a screen shot. Prod & Ponder.

Monday Morning Slack Off Report

Only one more hour to go before lunch!! Here are some links to whittle the time away. Police blotters can be so depressing; stabbings, shootings, and robberies. Every now and then, I like to read the local police blotter from Durango, Colorado. It always brings a smile to my face because I can actually hear […]

DC Blogs Noted

Autumn’s chill has arrived and you can find it in four post by women about men behaving badly. One saint emerges in the fifth post. — Obtrusive bulldozing into my personal space. Draw Me A Sheep — Memo to the manpurse carrying hog on the Metro train. DCTriGirl — Is Chivalry really dead? Men who […]