Tag Archives: Classy Ladies

Confessions of a Broke DC Girl Trying to Get Her Hair Done

Due to several terrifying and interconnected factors (an empty wallet, unemployment, and some newly dead dreams) the situation on top of my head was rapidly getting out of control. I was beginning to look like a method actress preparing for the lead role in the Anna Nicole Smith story. Minus the rich husband and stint […]

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Something for your book club to bitch about

Bitch is the New Black: A Memoir seems suspiciously like “chick lit” from first glance. The only thing missing is the standard heels and/or shopping bags on the cover. When I initially picked it up, I fully expected it to be yet another fluff book geared towards a young female audience… which truth be told, […]

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Launch party at Shaw’s happened, was stellar

A warm, enthusiastic, giddy and colossal THANK YOU to each and every person who came to our launch party last night. Shaw’s Tavern went above and beyond the call of duty, and we were so excited that they were so accommodating of our lil’ event that they held their soft opening in conjunction with it. […]

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No…let’s not hear it for the boy

I was biking home last night when Deniece Williams’ “Let’s Hear It For the Boy” came on my ipod. As any good child of the 1980’s I have heard this song many, many times before. I mean Footloose….hello! But last night was the first time I ever really listened to this classic’s lyrics, and I […]

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Jazz isn’t just for old people anymore

I first started really listening to jazz music about three years ago. I’d like to pretend my sudden interest was due to my ever-maturing musical preferences, but much like my punk rock phase in high school, it was all in the name of impressing a boy. Sorry, moms and dads out there, this isn’t a […]

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And on the 7th day God decided to…enjoy a Drag Brunch

Sundays in Washington seem to be a popular time for happy families to rollerblade haphazardly around the national mall, or to incessantly tap on the window protecting Mei Xiang, the frightened panda at the Smithsonian zoo. However, if you are the type of person who is not yet intimately acquainted with the Wiggles, you should: […]

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DC pizza is an abomination.

When weighing the challenges of DC life, people will zero in on different issues. A few popular gripes: rent is astronomically high, but government and non-profit gigs pay particularly modestly. The town is full of pit-bullish resume builders, and it can be dehumanizing to find that you’ve been objectified as a networking contact after a […]

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The Bicycle Storm

As a little blonde on my bike I don’t normally cause too much ruckus in DC. I don’t whip between cars to show off my biking prowess, and I try to follow basic traffic laws. There is no “Live Strong” band on my arm, and I would rather juggle piranhas than subject my body to […]

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The first inaugural

Our friendship began in May of 2009. We couldn’t have known then that we would eventually share a one-bedroom apartment, an American city and a blog. But we do recall some monumental clickage. We bonded over the ability to be Peace Corps Volunteers without succumbing to the temptation of donning hemp and dissecting Noam Chomsky. […]

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