Monthly Archives: October 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Tricks and treats, boys and girls. A treat: DC Living notes some good news: DC Among Real Estate Markets Most Likely To Rebound. Not that I’m anxious or anything but… umm, promise? Trick: Oompa loompa doopity do, Christopher Colaninno has a halloween puzzle for you. Happy Halloween Trick (or actually, just plain sad): Beyond bread […]

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Enough financial meltdown and we’ll-never-be-able-to-take-another-vacation-much-less-retire-crisis.   Here’s the real crisis:  I’m the mother of two with no creative Halloween-costume-making mad skillz. Unlike Joe Logon of Dumb Things I Have Done Lately.  His blackjack table costume (handmade by him, apparently) would put any super-suburban-ultra-competitive-costume-making-nitwit-parent-to-shame.  Are bike lanes just more space for cars to double park?  The Helios […]

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Many DC bloggers have reacted strongly — with varying degrees of opinions — regarding WMATA’s decision to randomly search the belongings of Metro passengers. Flex Your Rights describes The Citizen’s Guide to Refusing DC Metro Searches for those who do not wish to give Metro Police consent to be searched: “As innocent citizens become increasingly […]

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I really like the Bloomingdale Farmers Market. In Shaw, who writes: But you know what I really love about the market? The vibe. It is a vibe that everyone contributes to. Random Bag Searches on Metro. Metblogs, which writes: I, for one, have some serious concerns about this program. imetro also writes: Maybe I should […]

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My Personal Pump-a-kin Carve-nival. Smash, in photos, demonstrates the correct way to carve a pumpkin. With menace. A crazy person makes conversation in the Columbia Heights Bank of America. Red Sky at Night. The post: Mixed nuts. Review: Commissary, the new Logan Circle stop. We Love DC. Excerpt: A friend described the ambiance as “the […]

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Do you come here often has to eliminate two unlucky fellows. She’s just Not a gamblin’ kind of girl and besides, she can’t have being the one woman it took to ruin a good guy on her conscience. Anna Kelso hearts working from home. So does her Mr. Happy Bowl. WFH City Musings notes a […]

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If you’re afraid you’re a narcissist, that probably means you aren’t one.  Esther-now-and-then-some thus probably isn’t a narcissist.  Of course, a woman who takes the time to figure out where someone else is coming from (even the security guard who ignores her) wouldn’t be a narcissist, would she? Freewheelin’ Spirit‘s author contemplates the best kid’s […]

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Fisticuffs on Columbia Road. The Restaurant Refugee. Police inquire: “Was that punch the manners lesson?” The night of the party and other disasters. green canary. The season of holiday parties is close at hand. This Could Be Yours For $199K. DC’s changing housing market. In Shaw. More proof of America’s education breakdown. Evesdropdc. About those […]

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The writer of Adventures in Voluntary Simplicity decides it’s time to set a new course for his life. Excerpt: I have been living in the dark for over six years now and enough is enough. Sure, you can have tons of fun in the dark. Believe me, there have been times when the booze has […]

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What are the neighborhood robbery rates? DCjack has produced a statistical analysis that looks at number of robberies in District neighborhoods covered by the Third Police District. That includes everything from Mount Pleasant to Shaw. Insightful analysis with a surprising finding. I Have Established Contact With The Mothership! The rewards of blogging, two years, two […]