Not a Girl, Not Yet Wino, takes us through her life in DC. It begins: I’ve lived in DC since 2004 and an unbelievable number of things have changed. The lovely man across the hall from me who used to stage holiday-themed scenes with bunnies and Jesuses is gone, lost to a beach-close property in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Most of Arlington, where I lived from 1995 until I went to graduate school, has become the Disney of middle class chain stores. Have dinner at Cheesecake Factory! Before shopping at the Container Store! In your Lululemon yoga pants! I think I speak for the whole area when I write that we no longer eat ice cream, we pay $6 for organic pistachio gelato. The spoons are free.
Metro seeks to turn image around with new approach to car design. The preview you may thought you saw of the new cars isn’t the real preview. This is it: New Metrorail cars. NotionsCapital.
In Shaw writes: Many years ago I went to a neighborhood meeting and an old oldtimer was going on about the neighborhood’s history, her version of it, and it didn’t sound right to me, so I went looking for proof. At this point in my research, I’m saying Truxton Circle, and I am calling it that, has a multi-racial, multi-ethnic history. The post: Whose history.
Amazing: Another Day, Another Vegan Burglary. DC Vegan.
Pepita is too cute. Washington Humane Society.