Monthly Archives: November 2010

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It’s amazing what a difference a new job can make in your outlook. A two-week check-in from One Wino’s Search for Clarity. Ever wonder why everyone seems so concerned about other people’s family choices? So does WashingTina. As it’s been awhile since I’ve brought you a randomly striking photograph, here’s downtown Silver Spring, resplendent in […]

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A day that started off well doesn’t end well.  The Art of Observing chronicles such a day. Metro DC Lawn and Garden Blog has some suggestions for how to honor veterans (and those currently serving) on Veterans’ Day, which is today, November 11. Kids feel changes in routine deeply and can’t always understand why a […]

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What began as bullet-pointed musings on recent events in the life of the Choosey Beggar, quickly morphed into a laugh inducing, behind-the-scenes look at restaurant life… and not for nothing, but his About Me page is a riot too. For most things in life, timing is critical. Lemon Gloria‘s post about the Sunset of Butterbean13 […]

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As One Bite At a Time takes on her first Thanksgiving dinner, she’s going on the defensive and reaching out for help- join her Twitter chat this Wednesday to give or get TDay cooking advice. Life Outtacontext has an interesting look at the “two faces” of Rep. John Boehner, the likely new Speaker of the […]

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A man sharpens his knife on the Metro, while another tries to ride his wheelchair up the escalator. 10th and Mayville reports in the post: Exciting people on the Metro. Gina Arlotto of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, tells what is was like to bicycle commute, in the post, My First Year as a Bike […]

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Mean Louise on her resignation from NaNoWriMo, and the swirling controversy Slate caused by endorsing that path. Wow, has BeyondDC really shown the stark reality that is the massive expansion of Arlington over the years. Apparently, this isn’t just a recent thing… Did you #tweetyour16yearoldself yesterday? I did. A lot, actually. Scary Mommy has some […]

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Doctor Moxie, writes: I’m not the first woman to confuse a hangover with pregnancy, right? The post is called Shock. Disaffect Scanner Jockey is already thinking about the next election and the possibility of a Tea Party Barbiegeddon. How I almost accidentally got myself elected to office this week. Eric Nuzum. A last minute grab […]

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Alyssa Rosenburg opens with a disclosure that she is fascinated by “Lady Gaga’s efforts to uglify sex and to glorify loneliness” and goes on to contrast that aesthetic with the deliberately distorted Barbie doll aesthetic of Nicki Manaj. The result is intriguing and insightful commentary. Freckled K tells a story of what can happen on […]

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Date the District tries to identify exactly what it is that makes it so easy for singles to connect on Halloween, and suggests tips for bringing that attitude to your everyday dating life (but, you know, without the fishnets). Leftover Halloween candy you’d prefer to keep off your thighs? Why not send it to the […]

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Regarding Metro and the restore sanity/fear rally organizers, thinklynsen says it was a catastrophic failure and embarrassment. If you see something, say something writes this about the rally: Above all, the day was a huge rebuttal to Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and the teabaggers, by a diverse crowd representing all ages, all walks of life, […]