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metro: platform or runway?

*taps mic* Is this thing on? Anyone still out there? Yeah, it’s been a while, but between indulging in birthday shenanigans, and sorta realizing that I’m not as able to recover from birthday shenanigans as I once was, I needed...

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twitter: happy hour

Last night, a friend mentioned–rightfully so–that it had been ages since we’d seen each other. I offered the following retort, which I will admit, is very true… Not that I’m a lush or anything, I just like getting together with friends and having a few drinks and laughs.

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tragic: the blathering

I suppose it should be a given that any article starting out, “This story sounds mean.” is probably going to be mean and make someone look bad. Unfortunately a recent article on Gizmodo, “the Gadget Guide” makes its author look like a “mean girl”.

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5.1: DC State Fair

DC State Fair Tent, by flickr user Mr. T in DC. When I was growing up in Georgia, we’d visit1 my grandmother in the Summer and one thing we’d always look forward to in the later Summer months was the...

Ghost Bike, taken by flickr user M.V. Jantzen 1

5.1: Struck in DC

In the time I’ve lived here, I have seen DC become more populated by cars while at the same time appearing to become a less car-friendly city. I don’t mean that the city’s government and infrastructure is hostile to vehicle owners and drivers, simply that the city seems to already have reached its critical mass in terms of being able to accommodate as many drivers as we have.

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5.1: FixWMATA

If you live or work in the DC area, chances are you’ve used Metro–bus or rail–to get where you’re going in the city. I’ve lived in the area for nearly 15 years now and there was only a 3-month period...

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random: forgotten

It’s said that DC is a very small place and it’s so true. Especially for those that have chosen to make this place their home and aren’t just passing through. My friends often joke that I run into my ex’s...

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pride: all ages

Continuing on the Pride trend comes a great announcement from AARP: AARP today announced the launch of a new online Web portal—www.aarp.org/pride—dedicated to serving older lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. The organization’s first online home base for the...

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pride: to the girl…

I typically don’t do very much for Pride in DC anymore, but with it coming up next weekend in DC, this post from a best friend, beautiful person and more than occasionally a myopic little twit* was well-timed: I know...

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finally friday: and I’m spent!

I don’t know how some people do this writing every day thing, especially those people with non-blog-related jobs, sheesh! Then again, I don’t know how I used to do it every day back in the day.* Knocking out 500 or...

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museum: The Art of Video Games

The Art of Video Games is the first exhibition to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies.

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Ice Sculpting… not just for weddings anymore!

I admit that I have pretty much given up on Food Network. In terms of programming, I will watch Barefoot Contessa, Good Eats and perhaps any rerun of a Nigella Lawson or Jamie Oliver show–both of which are now found...

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cancer: tired of talking about it?

I was recently asked a question that no one’s asked me before about my cancer & treatment: Are you tired of talking about it yet? Short answer: no. Long answer: nooooooo. 🙂