Monthly Archives: December 2009

DC Blogs Noted

Unemployment limbo. Fresh Muddy Waters. After telling employees that all was fine, it turns out it wasn’t Titania writes: 27 coworkers and I were laid off. Titania writes: They got rid of all experienced PhD economists at my level, but one. It felt like carnage. Mostly, I felt lied to, I felt betrayed and deceived. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Stranger behavior III by Stella of The Great Whatsit, an “autonomous worker-run collective.” Now serving the pretentious combo in Columbia Heights: Fast food and “invite only.” why.i.hate.dc. Lost and Found in Dupont Circle, or what people do with found things. Photos. Dupont Darling. Sing the First Dogs of Christmas for the next 12 days. And […]

DC Blogs Noted

Want a tree? Get one from DC gov. New Columbia Heights tells us how. Want a tree for your yard? Our very own Whatever Lola Wants is Coming Clean. She know “the tigs” personally. Local foodie writers over at Endless Simmer announce the results of their Top Chef reader contest. And oh yah, that other […]

DC Blogs Noted: Parenting Edition

Editor’s Note: If you are interested in being a parent, please read the first three posts in the order presented. Lonnie Bruner writes about the birth of his son and his role in the delivery room. My Dear John Letter. Masala Chica. It’s not what you think. It’s better. My name is Sarah and I […]

DC Blogs Noted

Food Stamps: The Economics of Eating Well is the title of a piece in the New York Times that the blogger at A Mile of Another’s Shoes contributed to. The blog was about a recent month long challenge to eat well and healthfully on the maximum allowance for food stamps. More on the issue of […]

DC Blogs Noted

Do you come here often? Shares some personal details about her life and a reason to oppose the war in Afghanistan. She is asking for help and writes: Time has passed since he’s been back, but I believe My Thinker is suffering from survivor’s guilt. As a result, he now strongly opposes American efforts in […]

DC Blogs Noted

On a visit back home, the New Kid on the Hill has a reason to thank the White House party crashers. Awkward conversation with mom, reports 007 in Africa, about her quote in the book, We Feel Fine. The office party included a photobooth, proof that not every place is cutting back on frills. The […]

New adds to dcblogs/live

Here are the latest: History: National Museum of American History Blog The Library of Congress is Great Real Estate: DC Condo Boutique Personal Finance: Sweating The Big Stuff Art and fashion: Dalliant & Dainty Personal: Lifeinflux.com Passionate Self by Tracy Masala Chica International Issues: All Things Mideast Dating: Adventures of a Puma Coffee DarkRoastedDC A […]

Updated: DC neighborhood blog explosion

A changes were made Jan. 3. River East blog: Beyond Bread. There are 50 active DC neighborhood blogs and their numbers continue to grow. The latest, revised list of neighborhood blogs by neighborhood is below. In 2006, a random reference point, there were less than 10 neighborhood blogs in the District. In the years since, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Stars over Washington takes us through our area’s Winter Solstice 2009 Cosmopolitan Conservative gives us her review, and it’s not so hot:White House Christmas Decorations…Blah Katie suspects a DARPA challenge is more of a social challenge this year. The red balloon(s) Famous DC shows us the events of the season. Holiday Party Calendar, Not a […]