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in DC: please curb… yourself?

The last of the frozen snow is finally fading and unfortunately what’s being left behind are the results of all the lazy dog owners who took their dogs out for a walk, but couldn’t be bothered to clean up after...

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holiday: so here it is…

I’m just off the phone with mom and dad, been getting lovely online and SMS holiday greetings from friends, mixed up a pitcher of holiday cheer and have been settling in for some nice televised marathons on various networks. As...

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video: been an angel all year

Since I’m stuck* at the office this morning, I figured it would be nice to share a little holiday spirit with an early present. Unfortunately, I won’t be traveling to visit the family this year and am not really looking...

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video: “WHOA!” moments

I have been waiting for the DVD to be released so I could finally post just 15 seconds of this episode: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on...

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green: Free Reusable Bag Distribution in DC

I was headed past my nearby CVS and saw signs up advertising “Free Reusable Bags – Today Only!” I stopped in, picked up 2–they said it was ok–and asked if it was all locations today or just this one. Turns...

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caveat emptor: minimum what!?

Let me start off by saying that any business attempting to force a minimum purchase to use a credit card–while not illegal–is often in violation of their agreement with credit card issuers. A merchant can attempt to offset some business...

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caveat emptor: Starbucks quietly raised prices

Since I’m living so close to the office now, I’ve been trying to be good and brew my coffee at home in the mornings. I used to hate this when it involved a metro ride since my travel mug doesn’t...

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media: recycling IS bad!

It’s not very difficult for me to feel vindicated, but I often set my sights fairly low, so it’s more of a laidback vindication. It mostly involves discovering a copy of a TV show or ad that only I–or 2...

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video: needs more DING-DONG!

I had a post brewing this morning about Zipcar and a recent utter failing, but as the commercial says: I found better stuff… “Carol of the Bells” is usually already pretty impressive when played or sung, but they killed it....

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music: sharin’ the seasonal tunes

I completely forgot to mention yesterday, if you don’t happen to have a collection of alternative* holiday music, check out SomaFM’s Christmas Lounge (iTunes/Windows Media) I’ve been streaming it at work from time to time and at home to get...