Author: urb

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7 years on…

It’s been 7 years since my first round of cancer treatments was finished, my cancer-versary. It only sort of counts since I did have to go back for a second set of treatments for another site, but that gets its own cancer-versary… mostly because I enjoy celebrating things.

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“Got my back?” Check one: Y / N

There is no easy way to convey how on our guard or walking on eggshells some people of color (especially QPoC) are in predominantly white spaces.

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“…being offended is pointless”

Have been seeing “…being offended is pointless” and similar sentiments lately, usually when being told “there are more important things to worry about”, and I disagree.

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Ghibellina: Gamberi e Polenta

Tried a new place for brunch a few weekends ago, Ghibellina on 14th St NW. Had a lovely shrimp and polenta dish and overall enjoyed the experience. Would definitely head back for another visit.

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“You walked a half marathon.”

I often wonder about participating in races, like a 5k or a half marathon. But I rarely realize that sometimes I do the equivalent of it just walking around the city on the weekend!

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Are you watching closely?

It finally happened… again. I got on the wrong metro train this morning. I haven’t done that while commuting in DC for at least 15 years. This is both hilarious and mortifying.

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Getting over the Hump Day morning slump

I treasure my telework days, not just for being away from the office, but also getting to enjoy the best parts of the morning without feeling cooped up inside a windowless office building. I often wonder if having two telework days a week would spoil me…

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So Groovy Now

About the only good thing to emerge from the 1992 film Mo’ Money was its Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis produced soundtrack.