Tagged: metro

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only in DC: Alberto’s and Julia’s

A truly classic “only in DC” moment: Bonding with complete strangers in the metro when they spy your Alberto’s pizza boxes. Having the conversation move on to Julia’s Empanadas, and then watching the two of them pretend to fight over...

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in DC: *sniff* Is that… urine?

It’s bound to happen to us all if we live in a major metropolitan area. Most of the time we build up a scent-immunity to all the stuff around us so we don’t even notice all of the various fragrances...

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on the metro: Excuse me, Sir? Sir? Sir?

I had a bit of light entertainment that went all sour on my metro ride in this morning. The car had a beggar, a pretty aggressive one. Had he not been saying anything, it wouldn’t have been apparent that he...

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“It wasn’t in a skanky way.”

After seeing all the hubbub over the Vanity Fair photospread featuring Miley Cyrus, I meant to post this last night. One of the concerns seems to be that “maturity” and sexual awareness keeps shifting to a younger generation. I’ve only...

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Random Rainy Ramblings

iPod shuffle is never random. As I was leaving the office getting sprinkled and then full-out rained on, my pop music mix was playing a remix of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”. I advanced to the next song and it was “Umbrella” by...

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Let me see that THRONG…

I can definitely say that I had a religious experience this morning. The trains were packed with regular commuters and all the Catholics there was very little space on the car and no personal space to be had at all....

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Wouldn’t Earring Magic be more appropriate?

I was pretty reluctant to get up and out of bed this morning. Last night was movie night which I haven’t done in a long while. I got some good snacking food and drinks and planted my ass on the...

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Bag-less

Since it may turn out to be a mild, though not necessarily pretty, day I decided to leave my satchel at home. I’m sure Ford Prefect is looking down on me with disappointment. I don’t know how people do it....

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“Men and nature must work hand in hand…”

“Men and nature must work hand in hand. The throwing out of balance of the resources of nature throws out of balance also the lives of men.” — President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Message to Congress on the Use of Our...