Monthly Archive: November 2009

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in DC: do you have a number or something?

When I posted last week’s observed encounter worthy of Holla Back DC! I didn’t think I’d have my own moment not too long after! After getting in from work Monday evening, I decided to take the Circulator over to Barracks...

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at work: overheard

I know I married the guy, but combining our cell phone accounts? That’s a pretty big commitment. Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everyone!

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Southern Lazy Sunday

I can’t always be bothered to take photos of the entire meal from prep to finish, especially when it isn’t my recipe! Plus it’s a crock pot meal and believe me, there’s a good six to eight hours when they...

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ads: Oh no…!

Just a quickie to give people a smile leading into the weekend. I’ve been giggling at this commercial ever since it started airing. It’s one of the few ads that I don’t skip past when it comes on: Get the...

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in dc: ain’t no holla back girl

Update: Thank you to DC Blogs for bringing in some new visitors. Please visit Holla Back DC! to read news about street harassment in the D.C. area, read others’ experiences and to submit your own. This is probably something that...

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Simple Pleasures

A stunningly beautiful November morning, birds are singing, coffee is brewed and a little snack to get my day started. I can almost hear Simple Gifts playing softly in the distance–life is good.

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culture: I’m a believer

Look on my vacuum-sealed works, ye mighty, and despair! The exterminator came for the first of two visits yesterday and he could not have been more friendly and professional. Mostly the prep and eradication methods I’d done had helped a...

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recipes: Martha Stewart Thanksgiving Hotline Cookbook

As part of her Sirius|XM Thanksgiving hotline radio show, Martha is offering a free PDF collection of Thanksgiving recipes covering all courses of the Thanksgiving meal, from savory turkey to fresh salads and creamy mashed potatoes to sweet desserts. The dishes come from acclaimed chefs, such as Emeril Lagasse, Nigella Lawson, and Mario Batali.

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queer: get over yourself

To prep the apartment for the exterminators, I left work a little early but decided to try getting in a quick errand to Home Depot to replace some light bulbs that burned out simultaneously this morning. This involved a ride...

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100 Restaurant No-Nos?

I was waiting for this list to be complete before saying anything about it. NYT writer/blogger Bruce Buschel has written a list of 100 Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do in two parts: Herewith is a modest list of dos...