Author: urb


“…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.


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.


“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!


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.


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…


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.


“Do not push me.”

Is it me, or does this progression of spam comments submitted to my blog sound like a set of dating site messages gone very wrong?


Grow, baby, grow…

This wasn’t one of my worst ideas, but I have a sneaky suspicion I’m going to be overrun with bell pepper plants in a few weeks!