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A. La. Carte.

I can’t even express in words what weather like this does for my soul. Unfortunately I can express very easily what it does for my focus at the office, completely destroys it, I got nothin… I went out for lunch...

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OMG SNOW!1!1!!

Kent Brockman: Professor, would you say it’s time to panic? Professor: Yes I would Kent Brockman: Would you also say it’s time to crack open our neighbors’ skulls and feast on the sweet goo inside? Professor: Yes, Kent. Yes I...

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Morning Headlines

If you haven’t watched The Boondocks, “The Return of the King,” you really should.* Coretta Scott King Dies at 78 “I’m more determined than ever that my husband’s dream will become a reality,” King said soon after his slaying, a...

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No, Belgian…

2 tidbits From DCist’s Overheard in DC Dupont Circle: 20-something woman: ” . . .and when she asked him if he is gay or metro.” 40-something woman: “Metrosexual, hmpf, in my day we called that ‘euro-trash.’” European man: “What is...

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stick a forked tongue in me

I’m totally stuffed. Co-workers took advantage of Restaurant Week and we went to lunch at Butterfield 9. It was an amazing meal, though I noted that I wouldn’t really bring a date there. The decor was nice, but overall the...

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signs and portents

My “healthy eating” holiday embargo ends on Jan 15th. DC Restaurant Week ends on Jan 15th. Cosmically confluential coincidence? Could be. I have 2 outings planned for the week, and I may plan to eat somewhere else on my own...

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Pretty Damn Good New Year

Ok it was better than pretty good, here comes the eagerly-anticipated (there I go again, being all delusional) recap of New Year’s Eve… This turned out to be long, so I’m cutting it up by day. 🙂 Friday at work...

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the best laid plans

Jenifer said yesterday that when making plans in DC, you should expect the unexpected and she was right. It was to be our hooky day, I went in and worked a 1/2 day, and even after 4 hours was in...

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pith and vinegar

Contrary to the Express snippage yesterday, I don’t wake up every morning in my online guise of Angry Ranting Blogger. Most days go quite well, I’m a pretty patient person and it takes a lot to really get under my...

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Boutique Bowling

In the corporate neon daylight of Seventh Street NW at night — amid the welter of pubbers, clubbers, field-tripping suburbers and howling sports fans — there is this strange new (and retro) evidence of renaissance in Washington: You can go...

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but I’ve nothing to wear on public transport!

Public transit via Google | Google Blog I figured it was only a matter of time before they caught onto to increasing the power of their mapping/directions system to something that will benefit people who don’t drive all the time...

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crash

It was a fun weekend, I know I’m still sick though (waiting for a bus at 1:30am in Dupont Circle can’t have helped matters). This morning I feel a little tummy nauseous and have a sore throat and since I...

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Don’t play with it in public

As a follow-up to the previous posting, the UK released a campaign this year to help advise citizens not to take safety (personal and/or possessions) for granted: Acquisitive Crime Resources. This Engadget article has larger images from the campaign, they’re...

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appropriate protocols

My account of Metro’s inappropriate and unsafe “appropriate protocols” | lugnochro.blogspot.com A BlogSpot user’s account of being mugged on the Red Line this past Thursday and Metro’s response to the situation. A group of young girls took her iPod and...

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Bovinity

forgive me Moose DCist: In Search of Bovinity Bovinity NOUN 1. A state of mind that can only be realized through the perfect incarnation of ground beef prepared in a manner that completely and absolutely satisfies a human’s craving for...