Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

Washington Schlepped Here

 A favorite little book of mine by Christopher Buckley (2003…152 pages) who takes you on a walking tour through Washington D.C.. Each time I pick it up there’s something I missed the last time, like when he strolls along The … Continue reading

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If I Had Money

I ‘d stand in front of Theory’s window drooling over their little spring dresses in beige and pink. Is that aqua I see peaking behind a bashful blue? Makes you want to pick up a Faulkner novel and read on … Continue reading

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Memoir Unrequited

I make no bones about how much I love to read, memoir in particular. To read someone’s life story is such a privilege providing they tell the truth. I feel teased and misled when a writer holds back. Candor is … Continue reading

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One For The Dealer

I want to talk a little about Jackie Kennedy Onassis whose old apartment I pass by most mornings. Images float through my mind especially the days before she died: a stirring shrine of flowers, the throng of people holding quiet … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson and Guests

Last night when I couldn’t sleep I found a news item that piqued my curiosity. Evidently 5 people were arrested at The Jefferson Memorial on Saturday for what was considered ‘expressive dancing.’ At first I thought they were just happy … Continue reading

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