Monthly Archives: June 2010

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“If you spill a drink on the floor, do you look for a broom?  No, [then] the same common sense should be applied to family planning.” That is the opening salvo of Diatribes by Josh’s blog post: Rethinking Responsibility: Reflections on Sex and Accountability. After watching a laughably bad Sandra Bullock movie, Alyssa Rosenberg explains […]

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An argument for free online dating sites over paid, and how to act when you’re on them, from Date the District. Listen to Leon receives a fortune cookie that isn’t funny, even if you do put “in bed” at the end of it… My favorite recap of the showing of the USA vs. England World […]

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Re-reading ‘the year of magical thinking’ Stop me if you think you’ve heard this before. This isn’t a book review of Joan Didion’s work; it’s about trying to make sense of the impossible. For one of the best ‘About Me’ descriptions around read the one written by Hilarity in Shoes. There are 10 points. Here […]

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Art: Washington DC Sketchbook This is a story you may read twice because it’s so rich with detail, nuance and emotion. It’s all about Washington, family history, loss and reconnections. Care to Dance, Mrs. Roosevelt? Dogs and Wine. Have you ever dreamed of living on a boat? In DC? Urban Turf takes a look at […]

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Teacherconfessional wonders about students, studying, and poor test performance. Sometimes, a morning start is a morning start, stop, regroup, and start again. It was one of those days for Sunshine and Potatoes. Young DC Living describes a turtle rescue, complete with cute animal pictures. Livin Mi Life has never been “in love” at age 37, […]

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From the Things To Do Desk at DC Blogs: Frozen Tropics alerts us to the upcoming Plant Swap for those of you into such things Frugal Friends gives us their guide to Outdoor Movies Season A guide to World Cup watching from DCist A perfect Father’s Day gift for the culinarily inclined: Master Grilling Class […]

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Urban Bohemian is fed up with “click-jacking” on Facebook, aka Spambook. The Style of Politics would like to remind us that “dressy” and “professional” attire are not necessarily the same thing. Hate Comcast- oh, excuse me, XFINITY- as much as I do? Rejoice, friends… FiOS is finally here! (Well… sometime in the next six years, […]

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An Open Letter to Mini Cooper Owners. Technology & MSG. Photo tells the story. A classic. A birthday remembered. An amazing and heartwarming story perfectly told by feast after famine. An open letter to Washington DC by someone who is moving to the West Coast. Brunette on a Budget. She writes: Maybe if there was […]

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Holla Back DC! has become one of the best first person story telling blogs in the District. It’s continues to reveal an intolerable side of life and how shared the experience is. By doing so perhaps it will prove empowering. For proof, see this post. Arlington Police make an arrest. If it wasn’t for dating […]

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Miss Scorpio of Do You Come Here Often will be facing a dilemma soon. She’s been writing a dating blog, and now that time has come to an end This contributing editor loves a good rant, and Not Enough Tequila in the World provides one, not very happily, having been subjected to The Big Chill. […]