Monthly Archives: May 2012

DC Blogs Noted

Ten years ago How Now Brownpau came to the U.S. He writes: I was 25, in the Philippines, out of a job, feeling called to opportunities across the Pacific. I wanted to prepare a better life for my then-girlfriend. Phnx65 shares something about herself in a post that begins: Six years ago today, I met […]

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The Day I Set Vietnam On Fire. Rice Quips recalls the day a seemingly good idea took on a life of its own. He writes: I finally arrived in Vietnam in July 1970. I spent my birthday at the 90th Replacement Battalion. Their singular goal was to make life so miserable for new arrivals that […]

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Her father’s application to join the Navy after Peal Harbor. He didn’t have to join at 35. Red Nose. The trend of older women dating younger guys is beginning earlier. The cougar and the prom. Flash Free. New York Avenue Beach Bar seems to be a resounding success, reports French Twist DC, about this just […]

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The pay it forward umbrella. Malnurtured Snay establishes his credentials as a gentleman. If you want to know just how big a hole a ground hog can dig, check out these photos. Funny Farm. Extremely bad, horrible idea: Should Metro Sell Station Naming Rights? The 42. Sad for a Life I Never Met. RealityBites. Listen […]

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Reason expresses outrage over the forced closing of Capitol Hemp. One method for getting rid of students: Burleith resident puts up fake S.N.A.P. “bus” sign. Vox Populi. Hine Jr High: Dead Zones and Life Zones. Sociology in My Neighborhood: DC Ward Six. Splash of Ashley takes a photo tour of the Maine Ave. Fish Market. […]

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This is Why I Hate Starbucks People. Brad Kanus. After seven years in D.C., Salem is getting ready to leave. She makes a list of her favorite things about the District. It’s not the usual list. One item: Shouting at Elena Kagan. No Power in the Verse Hitherto tries to capture photos of her dog, […]

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This is very cool: Smithsonian history you can participate in. Growing Up in the 50s and 60s. It includes a Flickr Pool. American History Blog. Half hour Metro headways are not acceptable. Beyond DC. Last weekend WMATA ran trains 30 minutes apart along the entire Orange Line. Although some reduction in service was necessary due […]

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Metro Rolls Dice with Our Lives. Unsuck DC Metro is on the case about Metro doors that open when the train is in motion. We are just stories. Writes Hannah Just Breath: A one-block walk, and you still catch the tourist, the lobbyist, the intern, the homeless, the privileged Georgetown-ian, the radical, the Republican, the […]

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Is this the trend among blogs generally? Your Drop in Comments Explained: The Incredible Shrinking Blog. Stirrup Queens. A Funny Story About My Mom and a 300 square foot studio apartment. Slinderwink on Daily Kos. The Secret to Every Successful Relationship. Sassy Marmalde. What she has learned in her 33 years. Heading into the Unknown. […]

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Former DC blogger now in NC, writes: It has been a heartbreaking week to be a North Carolinian. Dancing through NC. Also writing on the marriage issue is the Preacher on the Plaza: I see so many of my pastoral colleagues being afraid to say anything at all out of fear of what their congregations […]