Monthly Archives: August 2012

DC Blogs Noted

Vacation Reports: Scott’s Take takes an extended hike on Vermont’s Long Trail to help recalibrate life. Also, photos of Vermont. Hitherto. Suburban Sweetheart is taking a shower when she hears someone in her apartment. Panic sets in. Strange and unexplained story about mystery doctor appointments. Alice’s Wonderland. DC Film Girl says The Bourne Legacy falls […]

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Tragically, many neighborhood blogs in DC write about nothing to entertain people at work with nothing to do (Thankfully for this blog). A new blog, Titan of Trinidad, parodies this being and nothingness. The post, Stolen rosemary plant- goes by the name “Robert,” illustrates. Thanks to City Desk for putting this blog on the radar. […]

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DC bloggers keep turning up in Venice. The Gracious Gaze is the latest to file a vacation report from this beautiful city. The first photo in this collection is just super. Memo to guys who use their cell phones in public restrooms. First, you must be dense. Second, you can’t explain the noise away. Rude […]

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The Girl With the Traveling Blue Shoes, tells the story of the woman onboard the Metro. An excerpt: Her face was round, plump around the cheeks, a faint dab of freckles spread across the bridge of her nose. Her ebony hair was clipped into a twist behind her head, leaving only a few slovenly curls […]

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Maybe DC Metro isn’t so bad, at least as far as stand-on-the-right is concerned. An observation about DC shared by a NYC blogger, 2nd Ave. Sagas. Ok, the Metro escalators did break (see immediately below) and hurt people, but this post, titled More breakage, is a welcome detour from the latest nothing works news. It […]

DC Blogs Noted

Vacation update: Reporting from Venice is How Now Brownpau with many photos, video. A do-not-wear-at-work style guide during Washington’s off season or recess. Absolutely DC. The DC Token‘s take on conservative groups The post: What the names really mean. Are U Street NW Restaurants “Swagger-Jacking?” City Desk. The One With the Red Stethoscope writes: How […]

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Capitol Hill Style explains how she earns money from her blog. Mascara and Microchips finds plenty of offensive comments brought on by the Chick-Fil-A controversy. The post: I stopped reading after the first four pages of comments. What happens when you lose your house keys. Good advice from Absolutely DC. A new home purchase prompts […]

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Yesterday was IPA Day. That pleased my father greatly. (Give me an Abita Amber or a Shiner Bock, please, and save the hops for others.) But even some IPA lovers believe that IPA Day may not be something to write home about. – DC Beer. Not only do I love the concept of this blog […]

DC Blogs Noted

A different take on Olympic fever by Jodifur in the post: Fine America, You Win. Information you can’t find on Wikipedia is now available via Brad Kanus: The different kinds of friends you have on Facebook. The District Curmudgeon finds a license plate sans car and decides to be a good citizen. Listed District writes […]

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A great blog announces its end. City Girls. DC Diva has a baby. Many photos. Petition Calls for DC City Council to Strike Down “Monopoly” on Growler Beer Sales. DC Beer. C’est n’importe quoi or the proper response. The Girl with the Traveling Blue Shoes. The final stop on a world tour: Day 603: London, […]