Monthly Archives: March 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Fluffy visits the Barnes and Noble in Georgetown. The DC Universe. Neighborhood public safety meeting Tuesday. Bloomingdale blog: The time has come for us all to take a stand about public safety in our area. If you build it, they will come: New Nats Stadium. Some observations and photos by wharman. FYI, beers are a […]

Fifty-Nine More Minutes Than We Usually Spare It

Hi there, DC Blogs! As you return tomorrow from your full day of cherry-blossom ogling, and marathon-cheering, and kite-flying, and general festival-exploring; and you kick off your shoes and smile and are gladdened by the lovely things there are to do and see in this great city, please consider doing something more: At 8 pm, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Too…slow. A tourist with a question and a lost opportunity. Grateful Dating. Things I Have To Do Before I Leave DC. The Unbearable Lightness of Being gets ready for the move. If Rhinestone Pins Were Super Delegates… Only in DC. Catch Up Lady. Storytime! I was in porn! Crazy Mokes. The Pit of Laundry Despair. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Okay, buses that run early really aren’t a good idea (the drivers really are supposed to keep to the schedule). But when a local left-handed cello-player hops on the L1, the general impression is good. Bus riding: really, it’s a concept you should consider, especially with gas approaching $4 a gallon. Do you want to […]

DC Blogs Noted

I’m big-boned, OK?!?!? Vertically-challenged blogger rejoins a gym and gets less than she bargained for during her free session with a personal trainer. She writes: I’m 5’4 in bare feet and always wear heels of 1 1/2 to 2 in., so I was flirting w/ 5’6 when my mini-trainer approached me. He didn’t clear my […]

DC Blogs Noted

Giant ugly *** bronze statue in Columbia Heights. Dealing in Subterfuges What cost more than a gallon of gas?* A hot dog at the new Nationals Stadium. Rumored pricing list at Apples and Bananas. [Gas may exceed hot dog pricing by summer.] The tourists are back. They are like cicadas, but bigger! writes Snow Bunny. […]

DC Blogs Noted

The New York Times reviews Utlimate Blogs, Masterworks From the Wild Web. It’s a collection of posts by bloggers and includes the work of a local writer, El Guapo in DC. In giving recognition to the excellent work by El Guapo, this book also helps raise awareness of blogging as a literary art of its […]

DC Blogs Noted

Like Superman putting on his cape. Arjewtino wears his father’s suit. He writes: It WAS my dad’s suit. He wore it when he was my age. When he was cool, cooler than anyone I know. When his friends were brave and disappearing for speaking out against our military government. Dear Tech Support, writes Avert Your […]

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Anacostia, death, dating, hockey, knitting terrorists, Metro and autobiographies (in six words), bus shelters, baby birds, and an old but great post from Oz (and it’s public interest — anti-smoking and all that): Thinking about moving to Anacostia? Check out this article. But read up about Anacostia regardless. Especially if you want Christmas carols. Check […]

DC Blogs Noted

My Title’s Better Than Your Title. Local blogger dreams of becoming an “Illustrious Potentate” but settles for “Fairfax County Curmudgeon-at-Large.” A discussion of appellations at Bilbo’s Random Thought Collection. Election fever among the ex-pats. A breakdown of the Democrats Abroad Caucus in Brussel at The Mother Country (but no barbecue). He writes: We voted for […]