Category: dc

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a day about nothing?

I have absolutely no idea what to do with myself today. Yesterday was productive and fun and ended with a great dinner at Mama Ayesha’s with Kyle. I can’t believe I’ve lived here as long as I have and never...

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DC schools: Paid for Grades

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced plans yesterday to boost dismal achievement at half the city’s middle schools by offering students an unusual incentive: cash. — WaPo: D.C. Tries Cash as a Motivator In School Ok, what?! I’m all...

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Us do opposite of all Earthly things!

I still think I went to a Bizarro World DMV office. I don’t want to jinx anyone or my own future visits, but that really was the nicest and fastest experience I’ve ever had with DC’s DMV. I got up...

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In the garden, my soul is sunshine

Sometimes heading to bed early is a good thing. Got up fairly early today and planned to hit the grocery store. I didn’t realize it was going to be mid-60s and sunny outside, even with a little bit of a...

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The extra B is for BYOBB!

I tried not to be a pig, really I did. I “grilled” some spice-rubbed pork chops last night and served them up with some naan and hummus because I was just too lazy to create a “full” meal. Even so,...

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Hey… let’s be careful out there

Wouldn’t you know this morning the woman in Starbucks didn’t offer me a receipt? Then another woman, after the first had just ripped mine off the top of the long printout of abandoned receipts, took it and was about to...

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…for video?!

I saw the above comic in the premiere issue of Bash Magazine, a new alternative comic monthly being distributed in the D.C. metro area. It’s just 15 pages long, but there are some really nice comics in it. There’s a...

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in DC: the migratory gays

Interesting article in the Washington Business Journal reflecting the queer exodus from Dupont and surrounding areas. It talks to Dave Perruzza, owner of the primary 17th St bars, and David Franco, owner of Universal Gear that recently moved to a...

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Why do they shout “Charge!” at a baseball game?

Just back in from my first game at Nationals Park, that’s a pretty amazing stadium. A local firm TMG Strategies invited a few DC area bloggers to enjoy the game in their suite. Aside from a little hiccup between my...