Monthly Archives: December 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Gilahi went well below the Mason Dixon Line to visit family this holiday season.  While there he indulged in more than Sweet Tea and Sonic (to which Lemmonex pledges undying affection.)  If you aren’t bilingual, perhaps Gilahi will translate Dayum from its original Southern Speak. Liebchen went in the opposite geographical direction and was faced […]

DC Blogs Noted

Arjewtino spends Christmas night in a hospital. The post: Two Christmas miracles this Jew did not see coming. Bar Coasters perfect for youth Ages 3 — 16. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities at work. NotionsCapital. Today is the first day of the rest of my life, writes Sexy, single, and… celibate? Her […]

DC Blogs Noted

Yglesias writes: The issue with Chinese food and DC isn’t that there’s no good stuff, it’s that there’s an extraordinary quantity of bad stuff. City Girl DC writes: What does a single girl do for the holidays when her artist mother has uprooted and moved to yet another city and her married with kids sister […]

DC Blogs Noted

Your Christmas Playlist on YouTube. Great list. Most likely to die alone. It was Washington Cube‘s birthday this week. But nothing is ever as it seems in Cube’s world. She writes: For the first 21 years of my life, I didn’t have a name, legally. Fire in the Argonne. A resident of this Columbia Road […]

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Rick Warren II. Scott’s Take. Excerpt: Obama said throughout the election (and I heard him say it several times throughout Nevada, personally) that he wasn’t always going to tell us what we want to hear. Guess what? He’s delivering on that promise. Pundit Mom: Rick Warren is NOT Change We Can Believe In. New neighborhood […]

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DC’s Unprincipled Principals. The Washington Teacher is on the hunt for questionable practices in the school district. She writes: On Tuesday evening, union members told horror stories of principals regularly interviewing DC students about their respective teachers in exchange for bribes of candy. A letter of opposition to a gas station from three DC Council […]

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DC Outsider announces an indefinite suspension of blogging.  Sad. The Whitman Walker clinic has moved to a new, more “modest accommodations” and also laid off “tens” of employees, according to Vox Populi, who sees this as  a sign of the financial times.  The Georgetown Voice recently praised the Clinic’s programs and service to D.C. Occam’s Razor‘s […]

DC Blogs Noted

Katherine of Who Invented Roses? explores alternate approaches to displaying loyalty to one’s employer in How I Ensure Job Security in a Tough Economic Climate.  No need to adjust your calendar, though, it’s not TMI Thursday already; she’s just early. The DC Universe loans his blog to Dan Snyder to give him a chance to […]

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Enough Already Department: Teen Stabbed at 13th and U; Proceeds to Board Metro Train. 14Th & You, who writes: This reminds me of the Shaw gang wars from 2007, where you would see flare-ups every few weeks or so. Inevitably, the outcry over this violence will be tempered with the usual “you only care ’cause […]

DC Blogs Noted

Who Eats Free. The revised list at Ben’s Chili Bowl. Photos. DC de facto Walked into work ready for a new day and then … the news was sudden, unexpected, and gasp-worthy, writes Julia at Italian Mother Syndrome. The post: This writer’s for hire, quickly followed by The 5 C’s of job hunting. NSpirit On […]