Monthly Archives: January 2013

Why I love DC: Batter Bowl Bakery

It seems like most people are a little ashamed to love DC. Politicians bash it, as affiliation with this city is seen as weakness, or being disconnected from the nation. The country views it as a place outside of reality, … Continue reading

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We weren’t made to starve in fig trees.

Remember how I’m a commitaphobe? Well this semester has been especially painful for my indecisive self because this is the last semester of my MA which means… picking a thesis topic. Even though I selected the extra class/ shorter thesis … Continue reading

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Face-plant Monday.

Hi all, it’s Monday. Woke up to a bunch of ice and UMD has a delay… that ends just in time for the one class I have to teach so out into the cold I go. But I kind of … Continue reading

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Just a guy talking about The Bachelor.

Confession: I often get sucked in to watching The Bachelor. Before the judgement starts falling, let me say that I realize it is a total pageant of lies and drama, but there is something so impossibly fascinating about the falsehood of … Continue reading

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The enchantment of the first snow.

In DC we woke up this morning to about an inch of snow. Now I know that Bill Watterson said that “an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents at the lottery.” But that still counts as winning, right? … Continue reading

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Inauguration

James got us sweet tickets for the Inauguration on Monday. It was freezing, but once I wore an extra pair of gloves on my feet it wasn’t so bad. Actually, it was so bad, but eventually we lost all feeling … Continue reading

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Last Saturday.

January Saturdays have taken on a delightfully lazy quality that sometimes means still being in bed in the afternoon watching Parenthood and eating under the covers. I can’t complain. But this past Saturday we were reminded of why we love … Continue reading

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