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food: don’t call it a farmers market

I don’t mean the title of this entry to sound hostile, but since becoming a huge farmers market fan I feel like the name is being abused. I enjoy going to a farmers market with produce stands, meats, cheeses, local...

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what I will miss: my perch

Right at the top up there in the middle. That’s me! The (current) lair of the urban bohemian. After getting out of that horrible roommate experience 5 years ago, I was really kinda lost. I’d already given up my car...

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food: White House Farmers Market

So, yeah.. how was your Thursday afternoon? I can’t even try to play it cool, Shaw Girl and I went over to the opening of the new Farmers Market by the White House* and when Michelle took the stage, we...

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time: birthday week, birthday week…

I am still deriving far too much pleasure from adding whatever word I like after “birthday” and singing it to the tune of Birthday Sex by Jeremih.* I was lucky (?) enough to hear this song during brunch at Tonic...

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video: now THAT is a tribute

Thanks to spending time with some wonderful friends, I had a great birthday weekend. I’ve also been informed that it’s my birthday week, but more about that later. There was much talk today about last night’s VMA and unfortunately people...

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scar watch: but Debbie… pastels?

I am not ashamed to admit that I enjoy a good* joke about the excessive ceremony that has been assigned to 9/11. Such as The Onion’s Americans Observing 9/11 By Trying Not To Masturbate. Even so, I don’t forget the...

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dissent: ur doin it wrong

I wasn’t able to watch Obama’s speech on health care last night, but friends on twitter, Facebook and IM kept me up to speed. When I saw a flurry of messages asking, “Who just shouted out ‘You lie!’?” I was...

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definitions: WIN and FAIL

For the layperson who still might not have noticed the lingual-drift that’s caused these two words to mean so much more than we ever learned growing up, here’s are some helpful current real-world examples. This is made of WIN For...

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night out: The Two Towers at Wolf Trap

I really wish I’d mentioned this sooner so people would have had a chance to make plans to go. A few weeks ago, I won my company’s ticket raffle for Wolf Trap tickets to see The Lord of the Rings:...

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food: RW at co co. sala

One of the best things, in my opinion, about Restaurant Week are the lunch options. In deference to many DC workers that have to head back home to the burbs after work, it’s nice that they have the option to...