Monthly Archives: July 2012

DC Blogs Noted

A Stephen King-like discovery about our recent weather disaster. DC literary outsider. Here’s a odd piece of history about the U.S. Capitol. The Hill is Home. Excerpt: When the Capitol was built, its one major failing was the lack of any running water. Poverty & Policy explains how some are fabricating a war between the […]

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Liz Gorman’s account of a sexual assault, which appeared on Collective Action for Safe Spaces, has gathered quite a response. It also sparked a Washington Post column by Petula Dvorak about it. Ms. Gorman is an excellent photographer who shares many of her works on her blog. Cute photo of sunglass wearing baby. life on […]

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Now THIS is dedication to the Nationals’ most hapless mascot. – Wade Chi. Pretty pictures of food! Gorgeousness, hilarity, a cautionary tale and soba noodles. – A Bitchin’ Kitchen. Some rather inspired ideas for summer blockbusters. – Not Enough Tequila. A meditation on grief, waves and an ebb tide. – Lemon Gloria. As a graduate […]

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Why I am not an Activist. World in Motion. After earning a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and this working, this blogger takes a different career path: At age 25 I made a choice to leave a very lucrative and successful career start in the world of DC politics […]

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Rude Cactus explains: I admire the heck out of my daughter but she constantly forces me to defend my parenting skills. This is an inspiring post. Scott’s Take, who writes: In the past year plus change, I’ve lost my father, ended a 24-year relationship, lost my job, endured a confounding series of medical issues with […]

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A true story: Random Story of Human Compassion and Bad Luck. Deborah Yi. Things I Wish I Hadn’t Worried About. Chicks Dig Poetry. Summer is the season of fretting. Meatballs E Street Neon Sign Departs. PQ Living. It’s being relocated to the U.S. Capitol, House side where it truly belongs. Action shot. Here’s a richly […]

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Vacation report: LIT’s Living on Capitol Hill is in Milwaukee. She compares life there to DC. Tourist report: Under first impressions, “Lots of people jog, highly ambitious population I imagine,” writes Thisiskit, who takes great photographs. Just scroll down. Painterly photo of the Lincoln Memorial at dusk. Click to enlarge. Five cities, 6 Women The […]

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Your hair looks great. Grateful Dating. Bold, breezy and a little wild. Heat wave ushers in the collapse of civilization. Photo. Famous DC. Vacation report: While discovering that the Great Salt Lake is just yucky, NG drops her phone and breaks it. Alice’s Adventures Underground. Excerpt: “Mom! Why does it smell so bad?” Readers suggest […]

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Amply illustrated photo tour of thrift and consignment shops in the U Street area. The Funky Junkie. Stirrup Queens writes; The storm began with a loud crack — lightning must have hit a tree — and the ChickieNob’s accompanying piercing shriek of “Mommy!” Wild and Crazy Pearl describes all the things she had to do […]