DC Blogs Noted

Starting their new lives. Washington Humane Society

A longtime DC blogger, bettyjoan at Drawn to the Rhythm is ending her blog. Hammer, in a note about it, wrote this: Her blog has been an upbeat and consistent voice of inclusiveness and integrity from day one. The post about her decision describes, in way, what motivates many to blog.

… this little site has meant more to me and done more for me than most of you will ever know. It helped me through many a heartbreak, introduced me to some of my most treasured friends, and challenged me in ways I never could have imagined.

Regarding the Redskins crushing defeat, Bathroom Reading writes: Belichick and the Patriots are slapping the rules of sportsmanship straight across the mouth.

Fashion Fights Poverty: On the Runway. Extensive photos of a fashion event. Project Beltway.

Food Find: Raku in Dupont Circle. Kelly the Culinarian. Slow service with a good trade-off: affordable sushi.

Black Ink. A knock on the door at 4:30 a.m., and the roommate returns after being jumped and beaten.

A gazing ball in Woodley Park. Do people really gaze into these? You Make Me Wanna Shoop!