Monthly Archives: February 2009

DC Blogs Noted

Michelle!!!! (Obama. Is there another one?) makes an appearance at EPA. Anna Kelso was there to gawk for us. Well, till Michelle told her to get back to work. Mmm Bacon. City Musings, spies an unusual product at her local liquor store. Unusual? Uhh, you mean delicious! A (Chocolate!) Bacon Explosion of Our Very Own […]

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The author of West Coast Wanderlust has to file for unemployment over the phone (can’t just apply online for some reason) but everyone in the unemployment office is either furloughed or laid off, which does not result in timely acceptance of the application, much less receipt of benefits. Last night’s address by President Obama (yes, […]

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The Foggy Dew betrays his journalism background and becomes convinced that paper newspapers must go away by necessity.  He almost convinced me too, but I’m a Luddite. Our first urban president in history, an economic crisis driven in large measure by housing, and a stimulus package with a considerable metropolis driven element, are the confluence […]

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A well done and amusing video, with serious overtones, of a history of car crashes at Grant Circle that have knocked over trees, Metro equipment, hydrants, etc. via Petworth News. Grant circle on a map. This may mean congratulations. Smash. Pregnancy by the numbers in DC schools: Out of my 60 9th graders, seven are […]

DC Blogs Noted

You can live in Arlington and say you live in DC but there’s no getting around the naked truth of the Great Potomac Divide. Who Invented Roses is moving to DC in the post, NOVA I Want to Quit You. With big crowds, big TV ratings, hockey in DC is resurging. DC Sports Report. These […]

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If you see something, say something talks Lessons in Entitlement on the 16th Street bus Amennnnn. What’s WITH people? sigh. Freeverse Friday. We have so poets amongs us. Lick the Star for one. Hollow in Love Win DSJ’s money. How would you upgrade your lifestyle, if you had the cash? You just might get your […]

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Many aren’t religious, but some are, and the forty days of self-denial are rapidly approaching.  Learning to Fly wants your ideas, so share. And it’s Ashley and Marques’s anniversary, as Ashley writes in Pretty Ashley.  “I was not annoying enough to drive Marques away” (despite the fact that he steals the Cowboy pillow, whatever that […]

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Maggie Dammit, the voice behind Okay.Fine.Dammit, recently launched the domestic violence blog Violence Unsilenced.  She has been overwhelmed, saddened and encouraged by the initial response.  Read the first of the Survivor Stories here. Hump-day is a great moment to cement weekend plans and if your Friday evening is still fluid, you should consider attending the […]

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All Your Content Are Belong To Us, Forever.  Not to be out-Skynetted by Google, Facebook has just changed its terms of service, essentially appropriating the rights to anything you post there, even after you delete your account.  “I’ll still be using Facebook,” Boztopia notes,  “But I’ll damn sure not be hosting any photos there, and I […]

DC Blogs Noted

Down and Out in Washington, DC, An article in DoubleThink by the local blogger, Elizabeth Nolan Brown, looks at the downturn from the point of view of the right: specifically, young conservatives out of work. She also writes about the piece in a blog post. Breaking up with DC. Du Wax Loolu says DC was […]