Monthly Archives: May 2010

Celebrating Memorial Day

The day before millions of DC area residents decamped for beaches, mountains, and other sundry vacation locales or planned to celebrate the weekend at roof top soirées and backyard barbeques John Finn died at the ripe age of 100.  When he was a 32 year old Navy Chief Petty Officer, Mr. Finn was awakened one […]

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Why can’t I take a picture of the Star Spangled Banner? “The Star-Spangled Banner is an extremely delicate object. While it’s amazing that a flag intended to be used for about five years has survived almost 200, there’s no guarantee that it is going to be around forever.” American History Museum blog AOL is 25 […]

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Red Nose thinks the Washington Post’s attempt to market her mother’s death notice is rather icky “in case I want to hang it on the wall and be constantly reminded that she’s dead.   Like I need a reminder.”  Note to the Post:  people who have lost a parent generally are aware of their loss and […]

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Stirrup-Queens ponders whether it’s what we leave OUT of our blogs that truly tells who we are. Yet another reason to read between the lines. Lemon Gloria has always done well with beginnings and endings, but the middle- the maitenance- is where is gets tricky. BeyondDC fills us in on why streetcars are better than […]

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Ed. Note: The Editorial Board of DC Blogs is not culturally tone deaf, we know that LOST had its series finale on Sunday and that there were scores of blog posts written about the series on Monday.  However, none of the contributing editors has ever seen a single minute of been invested in LOST and […]

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Another Blog Victim(s). Infinite Connections writes: My anonymous blog has been “outed” to someone I care about deeply. A walk on the beach in Grand Isle, La. Heart sinking photos. Kadie’s Journal. Meet DC’s Gallery Girls, Brightest Young Things. Lots of photos, interviews. The Neighborhoods of 2015. A forecast by Urban Turf Photos from a […]

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A story of a man who served more than 21 years for murder, by the groundbreaking People’s District. NYC sidewalk with a tourist lane. Via boingboing. An idea for DC along the lines of Metro’s stand/walk. A tale of a real live Cheetah in Columbia Heights and where else, of course, at a cocktail party. […]

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Learning to skate as an adult is not for sissies.  Ergo, DC Hawkeye is not a sissy. Countersignature analyzes the elections and disagrees with what he perceives to be the general consensus, especially the consensus about what “from the left” means.  Jason’s View from DC concludes that both Democrats and Republicans are in trouble.  And […]

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-the fooler initiative- swore she’d never write this post, but the pressure has gotten to her and she needs to clear up a few things for black women… After a several month hiatus from kissing frogs, the author of The Scarlett Letters blog is “Back in the Pond” and the blogosphere too. What did you […]

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Kids may not LIKE their greens, but are we really doing the little guys (and gals) any favors by secretly slipping them into their diet? The Slow Cook says nay. Interior designer Annie Elliott of Bossy Color Blog gives would-be renovators a tool to determine your budget for a project. No, your REAL budget. Snoburbia remembers a […]