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why bike lanes aren’t for me – and why i promote them every day

I typically don’t use bike lanes, but I fight for more of them every day. Why? Read on!

what would john lennon think?

Thirty six years ago today, John Lennon became, as Jimmy Breslin wrote on deadline for the New York Post, “another person…

getting locally (and not-so-locally) political: nov 2014 elections

As I did before the April 1 primary, I’m delving into local political endorsements. For my #projectfemur, cycling, skiing, coffeeneuring,…

getting locally political

I was once a more active political creature in DC. These days, I pick my battles a bit more judiciously,…

my 30s: a look back

I turn 40 today. Frankly, it’s not a birthday that’s weighing on me like my 30th did – it’s just…

choices & the fiscal cliff

I’m totally baffled by the tempest in a teapot that’s being stirred up by the media over the so-called “fiscal…

vote yes on no! (election 2012 live[ish]blog)

7:35pm Polls are closed in Virginia. Results from there are… forming. But I vote in DC. I arrived at my…

random thursday rant

A few random thoughts about recent happenings in DC: I’m dismayed that the DC Council’s monthly breakfasts tend to be…

ten on tuesday: headlines from the year you were born

I’m not a regular player in the “Ten on Tuesday” game, but this week’s topic is a good one. So,…

another angle on the tommy wells demotion

A quick thought about the whole, ill-advised shakeup within the DC Council that found Tommy Wells suddenly on the outs…

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