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imoM at 1460 Wall Mountables Gallery

Last Friday was the opening night of the DC Arts Center’s 1460 Wall Mountables gallery event. This is an annual tradition where the gallery’s walls are divided into 2’x2′ spaces and it’s a free-for-all for local artists to come in and claim their spot. Once it’s claimed, they’re free to use that space however they… Read more »

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Rocky vs. Generic Ninja

Oh yeah, we went down to the basement at our mom’s house the other day and we found Rocky and a ninja having a joust. Worth checking out: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkNDylSthZ8]

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Chinese Women! Come Get Some!

Mail order Chinese brides… I think they exist! I had to rub my eyes a couple times when I first saw this website ChnLOVE.com. It’s an online service to facilitate what appears to be predominantly strange, moustached men seeking loyal and honest Chinese women for wives. It could pass as just another online dating service… Read more »

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Mousy Babe Guts the Basement

As previously mentioned, our mission in Chicago was really to clean out the house so my mom can put it on the market in the foreseeable future and get her butt over to the East Coast. Check out all these classic games we came across while cleaning! (Bingo, SIMON, Sorry!, Mr. Mouth, Twins). It hurts… Read more »

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Lost Holiday in Chicago

Mousybabe has been temporarily defunct! Em and I have been home in Chicago hanging with our mom. I’ve charged up for a week but not quite sure if I’m ready to go back out and face the big foul world just yet. I spent my time catching up on my Google Reader feeds, seeing ‘Kooza’… Read more »

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soup dumpling vampire…

One of the most joyous things to do in New York City is to eat soup dumplings in Chinatown. As far as I know, there are two places that are famed for these tiny delights: Goodie’s and Joe’s Shanghai. Both are pretty darn yummy — Goodie’s was near empty the two times we went, but… Read more »

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Farmer’s Market at Courthouse

Farmer’s markets are joyful. Seeing colorful little fresh fruits being sold by the very people who dropped their seedlings in the ground and willed them to grow into something that can nourish us — if that doesn’t make you happy then you best go dig your own grave because it doesn’t get any better than… Read more »

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Folksay: What good wind blew you in?

It must be the summertime but every weekend lately has been pretty nonstop. I need a second to just chill at home with a glass of pomegranate white tea, some champagne mangos (my fruit of choice of late) and my computer. For all the hullabaloo I made about Folksay, I meant to follow up on… Read more »

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The Adele Show at Sixth & I

At the last minute I was called to help out with a promotional event for the sold-out Adele show at the Historic Sixth & I Synagogue. I hadn’t heard much about Adele, but I knew Laura Burhenn was opening. If Laura was going to be playing her solo material, I could use the opportunity to… Read more »

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‘Baby, I’m sweating all over you!’

my job isn’t particularly hard but damned if it isn’t interesting. there’s this woman who places her skeezy ads every week and she’s one of those customers who thinks she’s the best advertiser that ever happened to our company and that she’s entitled to discounts for being a ‘good customer’. the only problem is that… Read more »