Monthly Archive: September 2008

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commuting: Ha-haw!

The Examiner’s top story today is: D.C. maintains rank as nation’s second-longest commute. It took me a little while to find it online since a search for “DC second commute time” easily brought up both this story and this video...

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in DC: Tragic shooting in NE

I was just talking to Neal about how everything just seems to be falling apart these days, mainly focusing on our financial crisis and how in some states there’s just no gas to be had when I read about this...

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tv: one more thing…

Dear Gods of Television, Please inspire your earthly vessels to write some new shows* and stop reaching into time and space to swipe remake shows from the past or other countries–they won’t be as good or as funny**. Between constant...

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tv: 3rd time had better be the charm

It’s back and while I hadn’t planned on being at home to watch it, my plans for the evening changed and I figured what the heck. Honestly after Season 2, I was kinda down on the show. And I know...

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theater: “Without You, I’m Nothing”

Yeah, I don’t buy that for a second. Justin sent me a message on Saturday to let me know he’d snagged me a ticket to see Sandra Bernhard. Sorta for my birthday, sorta because he knew I’d want to see...

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Things I want!

I forgot to mention two things that I realized I wanted last night. As we were walking from Heights down to Logan Circle, we passed a group of guys and one had a black t-shirt with a Varsity style white...

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Brisk and Lazy

That’s pretty much how the weekend has been thus far. My new computer arrived last week, so I set it up on Friday–thinking that trying to do so after happy hour on Thursday would be a bad idea. I’m already...

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TGIF: Where are your shoes?!

Arr, I be movin’ a mite bit slower than usual this morning. So much so that I’ll worry about talking like a pirate a little later on this morning. Not that I talk to too many people at the office...

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Southern Drunkitality!

My birthday present from Serge arrived yesterday and I thought it would be rude if I didn’t open it right away! He’d shown me the product page for the Firefly flavored vodka before, but I figured I’d have to wait...

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race: White Privilege for Dummies

Tim Wise, called one of the most respected antiracist writers and educators in the U.S., wrote an essay for Red Room titled, This is Your Nation on White Privilege*: For those who still can’t grasp the concept of white privilege,...