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I have exactly seven more like twenty minutes to write before dragging myself out of this bed and heading to work, and my hair is neither dry, nor brushed, so this is going to have to be a quick one. After a lot of … Continue reading

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plastic surgery!

Actual letter to parents & sister, only partially redacted. Any recs for plastic surgeons in the DC area are welcome. Any recs for procedures I should go ahead and get are NOT. I already hate my pores, nose, crow’s feet, and muffin top … Continue reading

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rooms to go for $500 or less: a craigslist living room

Craigslist is a treasure trove of cheap furniture for the recently displaced. As a mental exercise, I’m putting together this living room for a (imaginary) 30 year old woman who finally moved out a group house but needs to “make it … Continue reading

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I LOVE RITE AID, plus new sunglasses

CVS is fine for what it is, but they’ve really amped up the blandness factor… chalk it up to my rich as s*** neighborhood, but when Instyle replaces Us Weekly at the checkout counter, I tend to lose interest in what’s going … Continue reading

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oscar triple fail + yet another career high + mardi gras = thursday

Clearly, I am never going to finish my Oscar post for a lot of reasons including shame, failure, and general ineptitude.  Issue 1: Can’t find my notes, and pretty sure I couldn’t read them anyway. During the very special “fond … Continue reading

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Too complicated to keep trying to blog via phone. Gonna have to catch up tomorrow (UPDATE: Tomorrow being Tuesday. I forgot my notes and actually need to clear a pile of work off my desk before Congress shows up and decides … Continue reading

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theme night: the illusionist with a side of frites

To follow up on last week’s theme evening (Greek Salad plus Clash of the Titans) we are heading to Bethesda to see The Illusionist, which is up for best foreign cartoon or something. Mussels and frites are in order if … Continue reading

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