Monthly Archives: August 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Doctor of Thinkology ponders brand loyalty, especially with regard to toilet tissue and a teenager’s preferences. Multi-talented & Menially Employed, J.D. contemplates being a person who is always late (so late she gets the non-rush hour Metro fare). Life of Red asks its readers: which date should be submitted to Restaurant Refugee‘s Worst Date Ever […]

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Angry Pregnant Lawyer talks about her recent breakup, using the old stand-by “It’s not you, it’s me…” Great news for us fair-skinned girls! Girl Talk considers a comeback fashion accessory. Virgin Mobile Fest 2008 was this past weekend at Pimlico. Lagniappe does an overview of the first day, and Michael Jurick shares some great photos. […]

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Alexandria vs. NW. Kelly J. Davis compares and discovers there is no comparison. A strange Craigslist experience. A ticket seller offers Neil Diamond tickets for free if the buyer is willing to perform a certain service. Sean’s Ramblings A veteran of DC’s onstreet parking wars moves to Alexandria and discovers that gated communities aren’t havens […]

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Goodbye, Marisol Caceres. The death of this 12-year-old had a direct impact on Jeff of And I Am Not Lying For Real. He knows the family and what they now need. He is hoping the blogger community can help. A longtime supporter of John Edwards, We’ll Know When We Get There, shares her reaction: I […]

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Crushing on Obama. Michelle Obama. Lawyer Mama has the chance to meet Michelle Obama, hear her speak and get to know the other Obama. Judging from her description in My Michelle Obama Day, I’d say the event was a hit, to one lawyer mama anyway. How are we — ahem — “frittering” away our summers? […]

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Jamie of Farm Fresh Meat is back from Iraq. Well not really, but the Iraqi Embassy is Iraqi soil, so he’s not lying to you. And a schmoozing in DC tip: embassies of officially Muslim, and therefore teetotalling, countries cannot be relied on to provide a good (bottomless) open bar. Who was the driver of […]

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Disturbing Images on Georgia Avenue. Culture, Dating, and Politics in Chocolate City, who writes: Was this some war protester’s intent? To make the National Guard sign look bloody and bullet-ridden? Fixed Gear Bicycles Of Adams Morgan. A video. Bicyclespokesman.com , writes: Walking through Adams Morgan is like surfing on the Fixed Gear Gallery. Last night […]

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The Starbucks baristas has been saying all the right things to NotCharlotte at No Sex & City, and now there is more than coffee brewing. But if she takes the lid off her desire does she risk ruining her morning coffee routine? The post: Triple Venti Excited The writer at Swapping Tales is so upset […]

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The absurd cowardice of being polite. My Peculiar Reality labels this post under para-feminism and writes: The average modern civilized man seriously lives in constant terror of offending a woman. Related unrelated to the post above: Brains by ErinSlick. Please People: Stop the Insane In-Store Corn Shucking! Herb of DC grew up in Indiana and […]

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One for all and all for streets. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has joined the coalition Complete Streets. As Kaid Benfield explains in the NRDC blog Switchboard, Complete Streets’ mission is simple: Streets are for everyone. In particular, NRDC is looking to bring streets to cities and towns, including DC that are safe, comfortable […]