Monthly Archives: November 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Barbarians at the gates. Someone tries to beat The DC Universe to a Metro fare gate and it calls for a response. He writes: At this point, I had two choices. I could have either done the mature thing that most normal human beings would have done, and forgotten the incident and just passed on […]

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DC Teacher Chic is no longer an employee of DC Public Schools. Her reasons for leaving make it clear why DC’s schools are in trouble. This blog really opened a window into the school system. Excerpt: Our parent meeting – our last ditch effort to eradicate the severe behavior problems of the 5th graders at […]

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Falls Church wins! Falls Church wins!!! In the hubbub of some other election, you might have missed the battle royale between Falls Church and Charlottesville. The challenge:  As Blueweeds reports: Falls Church Wins Voter Turnout Challenge. Warning: For reasons I can’t quite understand there’s manboobs included in this story. Avert your eyes while celebrating “Fake […]

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Wow. The world certainly has changed since my youth. The home of the capitol of the Confederacy gave its electoral votes to a half-black/half-white man. And yesterday was Guy Fawkes Day: Parliament didn’t get blown up, representative democracy survived, and got passed on to us, giving most of us here in the District our employment, directly […]

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It was a different day in DC. A Daily Dose of Zen Sarcasm, who writes: I am serious about this: people on the streets were happy. They were radiant. They wore their little “I Voted” stickers or held them proudly stuck to their index fingers or carefully between pincers and they smiled as they walked […]

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Expressing a view that’s probably true for many others as well, Was it For This writes: I’ve never felt so lucky to live in DC, at the heart of it all. Tonight, on the eve of a historic election, my heart is full. Who Invented Roses describes her eHarmony date. The title of the post […]

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A very personal story about a lifelong relationship. Boob Girl. Candy Sandwich The tragic story of a young woman from Brazil. This Too Shall Pass. Excerpt: I knew she was having an affair with some guy who was in a band, but I was completely naive about such things at the time and except for […]