Category: media

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video: my saddle’s waiting!

Sometimes, there’s stuff I have to share, but don’t really have much comment to add. Not quite “presented without comment” but some things speak for themselves.

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Vintage Virginia Wine Festival

“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” –Benjamin Franklin I’m not quite as much of a wine drinker as I used to be. Vintage Virginia used to be firmly scheduled each year, but when...

Abandoned motorized wheelchair in SE DC 1

in DC: it’s a miracle?

Anyone living in DC will attest that you often see some really weird stuff lying around in the streets and alleyways after the weekend–but a mobility scooter chair!? You’d think that they might need that!

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culture: “Man up!”

I take issue with the phrase in general, but is it an indicator of another cultural shift in the way we’re viewing men and gender roles?

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health: walkin’ a bit funny today

To say that yesterday was an unpleasant day would be the utmost in gentility. It fucking sucked, no bones about it. Well, aside from my hip bone… but more about that later.

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Cochon 555

5 Chefs, 5 Pigs, 5 Winemakers, one cause: to raise awareness for heritage breeds and family owned farms. If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you may wish to look away now… I don’t really have the words to describe it....

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Spotted at Zaytinya: José Andrés and Mike Isabella

Living and/or eating in DC, it’s hardly a surprise to see José Andrés at one of his restaurants, out at a farmers market and just at events around town, but last Friday while Adventures in Shaw and I were having...

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in DC: tanning at The Mall

… the National Mall, that is. A friend and I had the day off and were enjoying the lovely weather when we saw this gentleman doing the same. He was soaking up the rays on the National Mall, minding his own business and reading, but attracting quite a lot of attention.

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AGAINN Spring Menu

Earlier this month, I was invited along with other local food bloggers and writers to AGAINN–pronounced ‘aguinn’ [a-g-uin]–to sample their Spring Menu. AGAINN does right by the term Gastropub with a warm atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, accessible menu and great food!