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Friends Today (Hello and Goodbye BFF Chelsea Clinton)

I have a lot more to say about “friends” as I enter the brave new social media world, where “friends” on various networks mean wildly different things to different people, where importing your contacts into any new communication service can lead to wildly embarrassing events (Uhh, who are you? Uhh, didn’t we go out once and then you never called?).

But I didn’t want to wait for this post to share this. Read the rest of this entry »

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pope-a-licioius

So, apologies in advance and I’m prepared for the onslaught of sacrilege-accusing mail. I really don’t mean any offense, it’s I just… I so don’t get this whole Pope thing. But why mock it myself when Fox news has done so for me. Except I don’t think they meant to. I bring you actual quotes from DC Fox News “live continuing coverage of the papal visit” (so funny I had to delay watching top chef and i’m thinking Jon Stewart’s writers can probably take the night off and just show this.)

The quotes (again, DIRECTLY from channel 25, foxnewsdc. Thanks foxnewsdc!)

  • “That may have been the reason for his smile as he hopped in his popemobile…”
  • “two Catholic schoolgirls were invited inside…”
  • photo caption: “Dillon Smith: met the pope” Read the rest of this entry »

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Why I don’t hate DC (1)

Jumping in, as I’m wont to do, to someone else’s argument…

I saw on DCblogs that “Girl from the South”, wrote about leaving DC, a place which just wasn’t ever really home to her.

lacochran and I see it a different way: we love it here.

Sure, there’s room to snark (See, for example: http://washwords.wordpress.com/snarkvlark/)
but, on the whole, DC is definitely my home now.

Among the things that STILL make me smile: Read the rest of this entry »

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