I’ve had a most distressing encounter involving a woman who, I seriously believe, may be the cause of our civilization’s precipitous decline. Or at least my own little corner of it. – from The Bitch is Back.
Interesting encounter K Street Blues Our writer is on his way to Café Saint-Ex via Rosslyn Metro when several 20-somethings with a video camera and on a “scavenger hunt” approach him. The Metro station is busy. There’s crowd of school children nearby. We pick up the report: “Well, we have to get a video of us rubbing a guy’s chest.”
…the kids have taken to an interesting pattern of sleeping through the night for three nights in-a-row and then popping up at various sundry hours of the night for the next three nights in-a-row. They then go back to sleeping through the night, and so on and so on…
He’s just not into you? It’s the other way around, honey. Blackberry Debutants. The six stages of getting over him.
Stage 1: The pivotal moment. Usually brought on by conduct unbecoming of a decent guy….
Mall Rats Church of the Big Sky This writer catalogs a growing list of weird behavior at Bethesda-area malls and thinks online shopping is the way to go.
Don’t ask me why, but the shopping malls in Bethesda, Maryland appear to have become a magnet for messed up behavior.
Also noted: The blog, Your Mind Better Be Blowing and Soon, is “a daily photolog of adventures in search of street art, graffiti, architecture, and forgotten areas of New York City and elsewhere.“ In this post, elsewhere is DC and there’s some nice photographs of the work by the increasingly ubiquitous “Borf.” A post from ANC 4C09 Commissioner Joseph Martin on Petworth News on the importance of increasing the volume of calls to city officials, if problems such as parking enforcement, illegal dumping, sidewalk repair, and many other issues, are to be quickly addressed. He writes: Given that, I urge residents to consider setting up ‘telephone trees’ on your immediate blocks to use for responding to problems in your areas.