Monthly Archives: July 2013

DC Blogs Noted

Waiting at Doctor’s Office. Carol Ning Sketchbook. Escrow, the new subsidy for banksters. Changes in a District law intended to help the homeless draws a skeptical eye from D2 route. Praise for a Washington Post article about the ability of dogs to recall. Bohemian Yankee in the Capital. Marcus Bird will hold a book reading […]

DC Blogs Noted

A writer tells the story of responding to an ad that said: “Typist wanted. Must be comfortable with adult material.” Social in DC. Accident 1# Eat Run Read trips while running in Vietnam and breaks his arm. Photos from the hospital in Vietnam. Accident 2# Creator of FeedDemon was on Southwest plane that crash landed. […]

DC Blogs Noted

The problem with co-workers. Bureautrash. Excerpt: I insisted that I was reviewing the latest number. But he persisted. “I directly accuse you of wasting time surfing the internet and reviewing reading material that is totally unrelated to your work,” he said in that annoying, passive aggressive way of his. Photos that may restore tranquility to […]

DC Blogs Noted

Here are 22 things most DC people do. Cloture Club. On target. Post graduation, Coffee & Stink writes: I got a job and bought a pencil skirt and learned how to sit in a cubicle and send emails. I drank gin and tonics on rooftops. I drank ciders in basements. I drank wine on balconies. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Vacation report: Family, fun and fistfights in Florida. Peace Love Nicole. It begins: Florida sucks. This is not a post about the Zimmerman verdict. Florida sucks on its own, long before that injustice. The true story of a bathroom adventure in Target. And there you have it. Lemon Gloria. Civilized countries should not play football, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Blogs have caused people all kinds of trouble over the years. But this is one of the best stories yet, The Alien Incident. Orange Hoodie. Excerpt: Seated around the table were the company’s HR person (hereafter called Dave the HR Guy), the company’s security person, the base’s counterintelligence officer, and two federal investigators who showed […]

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Hungry Lobbyist takes a break from food to write about the miseries, perks, of being a lobbyist. Richly illustrated. In a different time (really, not that too long ago), popcorn vendors were once a common sight in DC. But then the District decided on a crackdown. District State of Mind. Grateful Dating tears her ACL. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Restaurant Refugee makes note of the behavior of his Metro platform concrete seatmates in the post: Probable Cause. This year’s casting call for the Library of Congress National Book Festival is complete. Library of Congress Blog. The post: Ink-Stained Riches. Bicycles are stolen out of a garage, and the writer searches Craigs List for them. […]

DC Blogs Noted

A runner hears a woman screaming, and sees a thief stealing her purse. Kenny Ames, who tells his story at the Cloture Club, gives chase. Back to Denver for Love is Blonde. Good idea? Bring back Cleveland Park’s historic wide sidewalks. Greater Greater Washington. New Possibilities writes about the verdict. Excerpt: For once, I allowed […]

DC Blogs Noted

In the aftermath of the murder of Trayvon Martin, The Republic of T writes: So, we tell our sons that as young black men they will be held suspect, and sometimes treated as criminals, even if they’ve done nothing wrong. We tell them how to conduct themselves in encounters with the police, that they may […]