Monthly Archives: April 2009

DC Blogs Noted

I was expecting lots of first dog posts (he is cute). Or lots of ‘it’s April 15 and ew, I haven’t done my taxes’ posts. More people are writing about the Tea Party protests: Such as an OC Girl in an Extraordinary World, The Hay Say, Brownpau of We Love DC, and Nat Turner’s Revenge. […]

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The Disaffected Scanner Jockey, Fiery Nuggets, and Zandria have all been thinking about what it means to be single in a world telling you to be coupled. Soulmate Update from Aileen of Infinite Connections Fuzzy and Tigers and Condi, Oh my! The Food for Thought blog explores the complicated social and racial implications of Condoleezza […]

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The One Where I Delete My Online Dating Profile. hey pretty. Warning signs: We were making out while watching Inherit the Wind and listening to Battle Hymn of the Republic. Dating Rules for Sitcoms. DC Peg reaches the Big 6-0 and wonders: How did this happen? (And Happy Birthday!) Co-workers who steal the Girl Scout […]

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Is Twitter, and social networking generally, killing blogs? One longtime blogger, Misadventures in DC, said his blog (2000-2009) is now dead. He writes: We’ve been reduced to brief one-sentence status updates (or worse, in the case of Twitter: 140 characters). It’s easier to stay in touch than ever before. Yet our communication becomes more superficial […]

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Longtime DC blogger Arjewtino says Adios and Shalom Chaverim to blogging. One final, awesome, epic, and not unentirely melodramatic blog post to mark my retirement Spring at last! Look fast because it’s DC and we all know it will be gone soon. DC Peg treats us to a taste of the beauty. Some Spring Colors […]

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The Hero From the Incident at 14th and Irving Gives His Account. Prince of Petworth A woman is punched in the face by a man and a bystander responds. This unemployed writer deals with the loss of her health insurance. Unemployed. The post: Unemployment’s got me feelin’ emotions. A DC visitor leaves with a favorable […]

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Library of Congress is hipper than you.  First they began to Twitter, and now they have their own channel on YouTube.  By the by, this is the only place where you can see Stevie Wonder’s concert at the LOC when he accepted the Gershwin Prize for Music and he brings the house down with his […]

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Unsafe in Your Own Home. blackgirlgrown, who writes: As I recounted the items that were missing to the police officer, I began to think about the intangible items lost that would never be reflected in the police report . . . The Anti DC has a new job, and writes: I actually went ahead and […]

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In Which An Opportunity Presents Itself and I Journey Westward. A house on an island rent free. The Chronicles of Tewkesbury Feathers fly. Great photos, write-up, of annual pillow fight on National Mall. Static Across the Lines. Rubber bands, snipers, Korea and creeps are all part of the latest installment of this “Semi-fictional chronicle of […]

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How do you know when we’re REALLY having rough financial times? When the Neighborhood Bar Feels The Pinch. It ain’t pretty. Farm Fresh Meat takes us through the gory details, including that the bar is now asking you to… ahem, clean up your own vomit, kids. Man, times are tough! Speaking of the recession (yaayy!) […]