Author: Brian Gray

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spring: a little CUTE overload

Aside from the most obvious signs: being able to walk outside without turning into a puddle of sweat or sneezing your head and face off from pollen, we don’t often see many more natural indicators that DC is experiencing this...

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mother’s day: the perfect gift

I… might have to head downtown and grab this t-shirt for my mom. I don’t think I could get it there for Mother’s Day, but the better late than never might apply in this instance. She’s offered to help me...

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apartment hunt: No, really… I’m black.

I’m going to keep a bunch of these entries in draft mode until this is all done with, because I respond to the craigslist apartment postings with my usual e-mail address and signature which includes the address of my blog....

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on metro: pick a winner!

This past week, Kyle and I were talking about how it always seems that on metro, when you see a bona fide hottie, that someone will always come along a few seconds later and completely block your view. Not that...

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foodie: DC farmer’s markets

Not all of my posts will be about the apartment hunt, just many of them. As I’m not sure if I’ll be saying goodbye to my neighborhood or not, I figure it’s a good idea to get out and about...

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in DC: desperately seeking an apartment

All good things come to an end, I suppose. After a nice 5 year or so run in my current apartment, all signs are pointing to my needing to find a new place to live. Considering that my lease becomes...

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ads: are y’all even still together?

Thanks to TiVo*, I don’t see that many ads anymore, but this one always cracks me up: “It’s the 34th time this year…” The other ads in the series are cute and ride that fine line of awkwardness that’s made...

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at work: overheard

Conversation between two co-workers yesterday mid-morning*: …I’ll tell you how to get in and we’ll play tomorrow. But when we do, you have to be the girl. I’m just kidding, we’ll make _______ the girl. I was immediately torn between...

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spam: ur (almost) doin it wrong

I’ve seen some pretty poorly done spam since moving to WordPress, but the following is about the most well-done I’m a real person and not a robot, I swear! spam comment I’ve gotten in a while: Not that I’m totally...