Monthly Archives: September 2012

DC Blogs Noted

Starting this edition of the round-up with a show and tell. You know how Washington people are a little different. It’s always been so according to this 1905 postcard of Thomas Circle. It is a double-wide, panoramic postcard, and because it’s so large we can only show part of it, the part with the message. […]

DC Blogs Noted

In real estate news, Urban Turf reports: Logan Circle’s unique carriage house sells at $160,000 above asking. Very cool roof deck. Marathon’s Mistress takes a tumble during a run, a fall that seems to unleash something else. Excerpt: A guy who must have been running behind me stopped to see if I was alright. “Are […]

DC Blogs Noted

Red Stethoscope reaches down deep to write this post about her medical career. It’s called, The End of the Road. If you didn’t make the Library of Congress National Book Festival this year, here’s what you missed. Library of Congress Blog. Pike streetcar accidents would cost $15-$20 million per year, writes Arlington Yupette. Welp, I […]

DC Blogs Noted

Jimbo moves to Portland and makes the trip across the country driving a truck. He lists some of the best and worst of the states’ rest stops. Confessions of a (Former) Wedding Photographer. Wild and Crazy Pearl. Scantily clad women dancing on the field at Senators game circa 1924. Ghosts of DC. And it’s before […]

DC Blogs Noted

Mirth, Musings & More presents 47% art. How to deal with the worn-out welcome mat. All Life in Local. Advice column by Rachel. More advice. Ask Allie offers tips on a how to dress well on a really limited budget. Wardrobe Oxygen. Skin Opens at Strathmore and reception tonight. Daily Campello Art News. Painterly Visions, […]

DC Blogs Noted

This is an amazing post — the photos are incredible — of a wedding on a glacier. Tear to eye. The Andy Aupperlee Explosion 5000. Ouch. One of DC’s great bloggers, Scotus at DC Universe, is shutting down. As we get older, friendships are harder to maintain. Hannah, just breathe… The Search for J Street […]

DC Blogs Noted

The writer of the blog Uncomfortable Moments tells of her trip to a local shooting range. Excerpt: Did you know that shooting a gun is so commonplace and accessible in America that there are Groupons for it? I didn’t, until my sister gave Sir UncMo one as a gift for his birthday: a shooting range […]

DC Blogs Noted

Streetamatic. Very nice collection of people photos. Cab drivers and restrooms and other disasters. Herb of DC. America’s first “Missing Drone” flier, perhaps, posted in DC. Lawfare. It isn’t always easy being cool in Clarendon. Brad Kanus, who writes: If you’re from an upper middle class family and have maintained that status out of college, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Here is an actual example of a child’s school work that will likely bring a smile. Stimeyland. Dear Rachel: One of my friends told us that the bouncer at the door, who had patted us all down and taken our cover money, had groped her. We began to debate if we should leave in protest […]

DC Blogs Noted

Merciful copy editors attack cliche-driven writing by always doubling down on the smart and funny Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog. Capital Sarcasm recalls 9/11 and the pride she feels today supporting our troops. Remembering. The Cosmology of Reya. It begins: I was talking to a friend who lives in NYC. We were talking about the […]