Category: dc

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DC: money in the bags

Or as I’m sure the plan will come to be called… nickel bags. I remember when San Francisco banned plastic bags, and some shopping chains followed suit nationwide like IKEA & Whole Foods. I even remember when stores would reward...

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metro: standing, walking, questions

I thought I was done ranting about people on the metro. I mean what more can you say after so long, especially that hasn’t already been said on a million other DC area blogs, but ye gods! Stand right, Walk...

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chores: clean, clean, clean. repeat.

I suppose it’s a good thing that my apartment is barely recognizable. I’m seeing more floor space and more gleaming surfaces than I have in a long time. I make no excuses for it, but being busy and lazy tends...

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DC: gird your loins!*

Are you ready for some Inauguration!? I do wish I’d known about the parade rehearsal as that would have been interesting to see and about as close as I wish to get to any of that nonsense. Though apparently even...

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metro: it’s a… moving target

So after a sick day and a little cheer about the new/changed 43/42 route, I get to my “office station” to see this. All 3 escalators at the non-stadium side of Navy Yard have been out for a few weeks...

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DC: stomping grounds

Used to be a time when if you called me up and said “Feel like walking around the city today?” I’d be hard-pressed to say yes unless it was a date, or there was the promise of booze or sex...

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culture: regulae stultis sunt

Does anyone else ever feel like a colossal tool for following the rules or playing fair? Is that just me? Just this morning I had to leave the office to go to another appointment, and I hadn’t finished my coffee...