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  • Wow. Almost a year.

    Wow. Almost a year.

    Hey. It's been awhile, hasn't it?So. I continued being pregnant (and miserable). At 42 (!) weeks, I finally kicked into labor and gave birth to a healthy, beautiful little girl.At the same time, my mom was having a rough time and was in and out of th…
    - 22 Aug 18, 3:40am -
  • Viability
    Some of you may already have guessed, but I am pregnant once again. It's been a journey getting here. I wasn't expecting it to be quite so soon, but I've given up trying to plan/control things.I haven't spoken much about it because at first I was ter…
    - 24 Oct 17, 9:07pm -
  • 5th Annual Boundary Stone Ride
    My laptop at home is busted, so I haven't been able to post much. Hopefully I can get that remedied soon. I also haven't been riding much, but that probably won't change in the near future (but for a good reason! I'll get to that another time). But t…
    - 9 Oct 17, 8:17pm -
  • Where has the time gone?!

    Where has the time gone?!

    It's summer already! We had our first taste of summer heat the last couple of days. It was brutal.Last time I posted, I will still on family leave taking care of my mom (she's doing fine) and had completed the Errandonnee challenge. Then April came a…
    - 14 Jun 17, 2:13am -
  • Errandonnee 2017

    Errandonnee 2017

    ...is completed! For folks unfamiliar with the Errandonnee Challenge, check it out here.  Basically, you have 12 days to complete 12 errands by riding/running a minimum of 30 miles.I'm actually pretty chuffed that I managed to complete this challeng…
    - 31 Mar 17, 1:46am -
  • Moving On
    At 16 weeks and a few days, I terminated the pregnancy. I would have been 20-something weeks now. I try not to think about it.The CVS confirmed that there was an extra chromosome where there shouldn't have been one. I knew this was the right decision…
    - 23 Feb 17, 8:36pm -
  • A year gone by
    I started writing this post over a month ago, and never got to finish it. Much has happened between then and now.I wanted to write about how after a difficult start to the year (my father passing away, my mother moving in with us, setting up her onco…
    - 3 Jan 17, 4:00am -
  • Boundary Stone Bike Ride!!
    Hi all!I'm still alive, still here. Not much has changed since my last post, just the season. Autumn is here, and I am looking forward to halloween! I've got my costume picked out, but I still need to figure out what the kiddo will be....last year, w…
    - 12 Oct 16, 1:43am -
  • Today I turned 37 years old.

    Today I turned 37 years old.

    Some thoughts on turning 37:- I miss my father fiercely. If I had known we would only have 36 years together, I....well, I don't know. I just miss him terribly, every single day.-I am so glad my mother is here. If one positive thing came out of my fa…
    - 24 May 16, 3:04am -
  • A New Year
    My father died on November 28th. It was awful and heartbreaking and I miss him terribly. I spent Thanksgiving in the hospital with my mother & brother, watching my father struggle to breathe; him slowly slipping further away on morphine.It's been a s…
    - 31 Dec 15, 6:55am -
  • Postpartum healing: The Mental Side

    Postpartum healing: The Mental Side

    Today is my last day of family leave, and then it's back to the daily grind. I'm sad that I can't spend every moment with Liam....but I'm also glad that I won't be spending every moment with Liam.I had my two week follow-up appointment from my 6 week…
    - 13 Oct 15, 10:11pm -
  • Postpartum Healing: The Physical Side.

    Postpartum Healing: The Physical Side.

    Hello folks! Still settling into a routine with Liam and the new neighborhood. Of course, next week I'll have to come up with a new routine (again) once I go back to work.I figured I'd do a post on the postpartum period of pregnancy/childbirth. There…
    - 1 Oct 15, 12:46am -
  • He's here!

    He's here!

    Liam Thomas was born on August 19th at 10:03pm. At some point soon, I'll post a little bit about his birth story, but right now I'm still overwhelmed with everything. In addition to bringing this tiny person into the world, we bought a house and move…
    - 29 Aug 15, 9:20pm -
  • Big News!
    No, not THAT news.Baby is still very much in utero, and not showing any signs of making his debut anytime soon. He's definitely running out of room, though.  11 days until D-day, and I'm really hoping he'll stay put until then.No, I have other Big N…
    - 31 Jul 15, 5:49pm -
  • The final countdown

    The final countdown

    35 weeks today. I think this might be my last post until after the kiddo arrives. I'm starting to really feel the pregnancy. Up until a few days ago, I felt fine. I didn't feel "pregnant" unless I looked in a mirror and saw my belly. I could still ti…
    - 8 Jul 15, 3:24am -
  • Third Trimester
    At 30 weeks, I am officially into the third trimester. 10 weeks to go!I'm still riding to work (about 4.5 miles), but I think my days are numbered. DC summers are notoriously hot and humid, and I can't risk over heating. I've been very lucky the last…
    - 6 Jun 15, 8:40pm -
  • Waving goodbye to the 2nd Trimester
    I'm currently sailing through Week 26, and pretty soon will be starting the final trimester of this pregnancy.Second tri is great! I feel so much better than I did in the first trimester. I have energy again, and I don't feel like emptying the conte…
    - 6 May 15, 10:29pm -
  • Remembering Jim
    Hi! Before I get to relating my usual cycling shenanigans, I just wanted to remind you that I'm still raising funds for the 2015 Police Unity Tour!A little over 10 years ago, I was out of college and had no idea what I was going to do with my life. I…
    - 22 Apr 15, 12:36am -
  • It's a...

    It's a...

    First off, let me assure you I do not participate in April Fool's Day foolishness. You can read this post in safety. I can't make that assurance for the rest of the internet, however. Browse at your own risk today.The Husband and I found out the sex…
    - 2 Apr 15, 3:45am -
  • 19 weeks, and Errandonnee Roundup

    19 weeks, and Errandonnee Roundup

    Headed into week 19 and nothing new to report. We find out the sex in two days! That's about it, pregnancy-wise.I was signed up for the Vasa Ride yesterday, but I slept in instead. I was super sick the day before (I caught a coworker's bug) and was f…
    - 17 Mar 15, 12:42am -
  • 18 weeks

    18 weeks

    18 weeks this week, and I'm feeling ok. I actually had to take a week off of work due to some blood pressure issues, but they seem to have resolved themselves.The weather is finally cooperating, and I've gotten a few bike rides in. The 2015 Errandonn…
    - 11 Mar 15, 11:13pm -
  • Baby On Board

    Baby On Board

    Let's get the big news out of the way first. I'm pregnant!  I'm currently 16 weeks and some change, just beginning the second trimester. I'm due in August. I know that one of my New Year's goals was to blog more often but I just wasn't ready to ta…
    - 27 Feb 15, 10:58pm -
  • 90 minutes to go

    90 minutes to go

    There are less than 90 minutes left of 2014, I will not be sad to see it go.This has been a difficult year. An amazing year. A year of big changes. A dark year. A bright year.And I'm glad its over.This time last year, I was looking forward to a new p…
    - 1 Jan 15, 4:45am -
  • Hey this thing happened

    Hey this thing happened

    So, I did this last week.At this place...(The fun part of the ceremony. The legal stuff was all in DC)I have a lot of catching up to do with you all. And I will.
    - 30 Sep 14, 10:29pm -
  • Police Unity Tour 2014

    Police Unity Tour 2014

    I didn't do much training for the Police Unity Tour this year. The extended winter simply didn't allow it. I wasn't too worried. Being my 3rd year, I knew what to expect & I was fairly confident that I could ride it well. The only thing I was worried…
    - 19 May 14, 8:11pm -

@girlonabikedc

Giant Butters

  • Let It Be NCLEX Exam, Just Let It Be
    For the last few weeks I've been studying for the NCLEX back here in Chicago. About 8 hours a day, 6 days a week since Jan. 3rd. The exam is tomorrow morning at 8 am.If I'm being honest with myself, the studying is not going well. I can say without i…
    - 3 Feb 11, 2:21pm -
  • Getting a Lemon Lobbed at Your Junk Is Not a Good Way to Start the New Year

    Getting a Lemon Lobbed at Your Junk Is Not a Good Way to Start the New Year

    This morning, I was laying in the hotel room bed while Anthony was attempting to juggle with three lemons. (He wasn't doing it well.) At one point he threw one to me while I wasn't paying attention and it smacked me right in my balls. Goddamn, I hav…
    - 9 Jan 11, 12:34am -
  • Graduation Tickets
    As a class we received our tickets for next month's Graduation Ceremony. Only 4 tickets per student. Some people are pissed, but whatever.I don't have any family coming (since it is such a short and small ceremony, and because I'll be back in Chicago…
    - 14 Dec 10, 9:09pm -
  • Nursing Humor

    Nursing Humor

    Yesterday Emily and I watched the Marine Corps Marathon to cheer our friend Danny. During the race, I guy runs past, looking pretty tired. Emily: "Did you see that guy? He didn't look so good." Me: "Yes, he looked like he was in some pain."Emily: "I…
    - 1 Nov 10, 2:27pm -
  • Open Letter To My Boyfriend, Ben Zo
    Dear Ben Zo:Since we met about a month ago (can you believe it's been that long? How time flies!), you've completely changed my life. For the better, mostly. You've taken away most of the anxiety of this last - and hardest - semester of school. It's…
    - 26 Oct 10, 6:24am -
  • Open Letters to My New York Tricks
    I see you after midnight, towards the back of the bar, talking with someone. My friends are ready to go, but I’m not, so I walk up and said hello. I tell you you’re the Hottest Guy in the Bar and we talk.After awhile, you excuse yourself to the…
    - 26 Oct 10, 6:15am -
  • I Accidentally Got Drunk...
    Is it bad to show up to a second date drunk?I had no choice, really. This week was mid-term week, and it was hell. I pretty much bombed two of my three exams, and after the last one ended this afternoon, a few of us headed over to the closest bar to…
    - 26 Oct 10, 2:46am -
  • I Still Love You, New York

    I Still Love You, New York

    I’m sitting on the bus, heading back from an amazing weekend in New York City. It is my first time back in about three years, and it had been a long time coming. I love NYC, but it turned into a complicated relationship a few years ago. Bac…
    - 16 Oct 10, 4:06pm -
  • These Are Days
    The semester continues to freight train down the track, and I'm barely holding on.The meds are definitely helping, though. Thanks to the benzos, I can barely care about anything. It is a beautiful day today and here I am holed up in the library, tryi…
    - 16 Oct 10, 3:41pm -
  • Chicago Love Letter

    Chicago Love Letter

    [The view from Rebar in the Trump Tower, during drinks with my friend Mark, 8/16/10.]I haven't blogged about my time back in Chicago these last few weeks because 1) I haven't been blogging much, period; 2) I've been busy doing other things; 3) it's b…
    - 11 Oct 10, 4:03am -
  • You Have Nice Veins (Or: The Best Complement From an Anesthesiologist, Ever)
    Last week during my clinical rotation, I was assigned to observe an open heart surgery (which was awesome and deserves a separate post, but HIPAA compliance prevents me) where one of the anesthesiologists came up to me and initiated the following con…
    - 4 Oct 10, 4:34pm -
  • Something Close to Grace (And I'm Not Even Religious)
    It's pouring rain - the first time this season - and Yep, suddenly it is really, finally Fall. September 30th and for the first time this year it feels like Fall. Students are walking through the lounge here in Leavey, shaking off the rain drops from…
    - 1 Oct 10, 3:46am -
  • Hawaii Toast Song
    Discovered this via Bee-Spot and Europopped.It is Alexander Marcus and it is Hawaii Toast.I don't know who the hell he is, and I don't know what the fuck Hawaii Toast is.The only thing left to say is: You're Welcome.
    - 1 Oct 10, 3:44am -
  • Open Letter to the Computer Lab Nerds

    Open Letter to the Computer Lab Nerds

    Dear Computer Lab Nerds:If it were up to me, I would not be in here right now trying to finish up a report and print it out, but I don't have a choice. I'm here and you're here so let's get used to it.I understand that the 5 of you are working on som…
    - 1 Oct 10, 1:44am -
  • Letting Go (Or: When Throwing Out a Pair of Shoes Isn't Really Only Just About Throwing Out a Pair of Shoes)

    Letting Go (Or: When Throwing Out a Pair of Shoes Isn't Really Only Just About Throwing Out a Pair of Shoes)

    [RIP, faithful friend] I did something Sunday morning of great significance and courage and defiance. I threw an old, yet favorite pair of shoes into the trash. And right now you’re thinking: Old shoes in the trash? Big effing deal! So what?…
    - 26 Sep 10, 11:14pm -
  • Obligatory Complaint About the Weather

    Obligatory Complaint About the Weather

    I know it's boring blogging about the weather, but Christ on a Bike I am so effing tired of this heat. It's the fucking end of September -- yesterday was the first day of Fall, for fucksakes -- and tomorrow is going to be almost 100 degrees? Fuck yo…
    - 23 Sep 10, 4:58pm -
  • 10 Things I Learned On My Whirlwind Visit to Portland This Weekend

    10 Things I Learned On My Whirlwind Visit to Portland This Weekend

    [Avocado Daiquiri - How I've Missed You!] When you know you’re going to Portland for exactly 39 hours to surprise a friend for her birthday it’s pretty much not worth it to tell most anyone else in town that you’re there. I mean, what’s…
    - 21 Sep 10, 6:31am -
  • Pictures In My Head
    I took you to the airport, helped you get your bags out of the car. I hugged you goodbye, telling you: Be Good. And also: Take Care of Yourself.I turned around, got into the car, drove away, and didn't look back. And it was one of the hardest fucking…
    - 21 Sep 10, 6:11am -
  • Nats Win Weanamin

    Nats Win Weanamin

    Saturday night Emily took me to the Nats game. First time at the new park in the year I've been back. We scored sweet seats and had a good time, catching up on each other's lives over the last month, drinking summer shandys. The Nats won.It was my fi…
    - 16 Sep 10, 2:41pm -
  • Sunday Funday (Or: It's Official - I Am a Binge Drinker)
    Sunday was Sunday Funday, the first of the new school year. Sunday Funday is an occasion for me and some classmates and other honorary Cobras to take advantage of the rare 3-day holiday by getting together to drink, catch-up, share stories, drink, ha…
    - 16 Sep 10, 2:26pm -
  • Why I Hate DC: Reason #101

    Why I Hate DC: Reason #101

    [This was me Saturday morning, minus the track part.]Saturday morning I went out for my usual run through DuPont Circle and Columbia Heights. On my way back, approaching the busy intersection of 16th St./U St./Rhode Island Ave. (ed note: it was reall…
    - 16 Sep 10, 1:56am -
  • Complaining is Fun
    I stopped blogging for several months. Then Sunday I wrote a post. And then within a few days I get lots of comments to it, mostly from locals. Which is unusual, since I hardly ever get any attention, especially since this blog is pretty much DOA. An…
    - 16 Sep 10, 1:53am -
  • How Not To Pick Me Up in a Bar
    If you're trying to hook up with me, don't admit you're doing so because you're essentially blind.Scene: Sidetrack Sunday night. Stopped in to meet a friend for a drink. We're talking and he excuses himself to use the restroom. A guy standing next to…
    - 18 May 10, 5:23pm -
  • I'm Not Dead...
    ... just in school hell. Which sucks.In the meantime, I've joined Diaspora.
    - 7 May 10, 3:35pm -
  • Recurring Dream

    Recurring Dream

    I have a recurring dream in which I'm always late getting somewhere important. The setting and scene is always different, but each time, I'm in a situation in which I'm trying to get somewhere, and for various reasons I just can't get there.It causes…
    - 9 Mar 10, 3:33pm -

Girasol

  • RIP Girasol

    RIP Girasol

    March 24, 1998 - December 21, 2013 
    - 13 Jan 14, 9:21pm -
  • wow 2012!!
    I can't believe its 2012!!!woof woof
    - 24 Jan 12, 6:46pm -
  • my birthday

    my birthday

    Today I turn 12 years old / Hoy dia cumplo 12 años.
    - 24 Mar 10, 10:43am -
  • Walking and playing in the snow
    Here are 2 videos of the blizzard of 2010. I hope you like it. || Aqui hay 2 videos dela tormenta del 2010. Espero que les guste.
    - 7 Mar 10, 10:19pm -
  • And the Oscar goes to...

    And the Oscar goes to...

    Today is the Oscars. I’m kind of nervous because one Peruvian film is nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film category in this 82nd Academy Awards. "The Milk of Sorrow" (La Teta Asustada) already won some awards for best movie in the film fes…
    - 7 Mar 10, 10:12pm -
  • February snowstorm
    Here are some pictures from the snowstorm that just passed this weekend...more snow its coming today... I will post a video of me patrolling the snow.[Spanish]Aqui hay algunas fotos de la tormenta de nieve del fin de semana que apso...pronto posteare…
    - 9 Feb 10, 5:47pm -
  • Behind a tree in the snow / Detras de un arbol en la nieve
    The past weekend it snowed a lot here. It snowed a little over 20 inches; something that is unusual. Here is a little video where I go in the snow.[Spanish]El fin de semana pasado nevó mucho aquí. Nevó un poco mas de 20 pulgadas algo que no es usu…
    - 23 Dec 09, 9:37pm -
  • X-Mas cards

    X-Mas cards

    I got my first two electronic X-Mas cards.Gracias Gaucho y Lorenza.If anybody sent me cards to my old address(regular mail) it is possible that I may not get them, but thanks anyway.
    - 22 Dec 09, 8:06pm -
  • Saturday Snow

    Saturday Snow

    We had our first snow yesterday. Well, I'll tell you. I've moved from Arlington, VA to Falls Church, VA ( approx 7 miles). Since GeoCities closed down, I will need to upload all the small icons in my links area all over again…I apologize for the…
    - 6 Dec 09, 2:23pm -
  • Verdi, amigo mio...

    Verdi, amigo mio...

    Verdi siempre tenía una sonrisa en la cara y siempre le gustaba tomar el sol en su lugar favorito: el balcón... y estoy seguro de que está en el otro lado del puente de arco iris tomando el sol también ... Te echaremos de menos a mi amigo.Gaucho,…
    - 15 Sep 09, 11:28pm -
  • Under the bed

    Under the bed

    debajo de la cama/ under the bed
    - 24 Aug 09, 9:11pm -
  • True Colours Thursday - My Personal Choice

    True Colours Thursday - My Personal Choice

    I supposed to pick a color of my choice because this is personal choice True Color Thursday. I pick yellow, brown and black...sunflower!By the way I'm back, I just came back from the kennel a few days ago.Se suponia que tenia q escojer un color en el…
    - 6 Aug 09, 10:05pm -
  • I'm at the kennel...
    Amigos, les cuento que estoy en el kennel desde casi una semana, hoy día pedí permiso para contarles ya que me había olvidado. Estaré aquí en el kennel hasta el 30 de julio. Mis masters han viajado a Perú.[English]Friends, I want to tell you th…
    - 7 Jul 09, 2:50pm -
  • True Colors Thursday: Maroon

    True Colors Thursday: Maroon

    It's true colors Thursday!Hosted by Blue. This week's colour is Maroon or dark red.My kongMom's change pursesuitcase
    - 25 Jun 09, 4:00pm -
  • Shopping at the pet store - De compras en la tienda de mascotas

    Shopping at the pet store - De compras en la tienda de mascotas

    I saw a ferret in this cage / Vi a un hurón en esta jaula.Checking if I had everything / Chequeando si tengo todo.
    - 23 Jun 09, 6:21pm -
  • Jackpot

    Jackpot


    - 16 Jun 09, 1:01pm -
  • My Yellow Bird
    Here is my latest video. I like to play with my stuffed bird toy and also I like the song too.I'm a huge fan of The Ramones.
    - 11 Jun 09, 2:38am -
  • checking out the newspaper

    checking out the newspaper

    Just looking, which park I'm going to./ Viendo a que parque voy a ir.
    - 9 Jun 09, 7:20pm -
  • True Colours Thursday...Cobalt

    True Colours Thursday...Cobalt

    It's time for True Colors Thursday again! And today's color: CobaltCandle holderMy blankent...with my name.A tiny tea set
    - 28 May 09, 10:51pm -
  • shoe brush - escobilla de zapatos

    shoe brush - escobilla de zapatos

    I was bored, so I decided to take the shoe brush and have some fun...It was a big mistake!Estube aburrida y decidi agarrar la escobilla de zapatos y divertirme...un error muy grande!
    - 27 May 09, 1:41pm -
  • True Colours Thursday...Grey

    True Colours Thursday...Grey

    It's time for True Colors Thursday again! And today's color: Grey.My elefantMy evil squirrel My master's t-shirtMy friend Thor gave me this new award, Thanks Thor!I want to give this award to Verdi & Gaucho, Dark, Eduardo and Chloe & Fujiko. [Spanish…
    - 21 May 09, 5:49pm -
  • Monday, extended weekend!

    Monday, extended weekend!


    - 18 May 09, 1:02pm -
  • True Colours Thursday...Turquoise

    True Colours Thursday...Turquoise

    It's True Colour Thursday again. And this week's color is turquoise. Earrings and ringBraceletSpanish DictionaryPendant
    - 14 May 09, 8:32pm -
  • Just marking my territory

    Just marking my territory

    Lately, I see new doggies in the neighborhood .A morning pee. An afternoon poop.
    - 12 May 09, 5:42pm -
  • Monday, extended weekend

    Monday, extended weekend


    - 11 May 09, 11:52am -

@la_girasol

GL Amazon Diaries


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  • 27 Travel Size Beauty Products for Vacation
    Gearing up for summer travel? If you’re like me, you probably like having your workhorse beauty products on hand at all times. I try not to pack my entire bathroom…The post 27 Travel Size Beauty Products for Vacation appeared first on Glamazon D…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Sticky Honey Garlic Oven Baked Spare Ribs
    Barbecue season is upon us y’all and it’s time to elevate outdoor and indoor grilling with some summer favorites. As a Southern girl, ribs have been a barbecue staple in…The post Sticky Honey Garlic Oven Baked Spare Ribs appeared first on Glam…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 11:16pm -
  • Sundress Pippa Gingham Dress
    It’s no secret I have a love affair with gorgeous dresses. In fact, my closet is teeming full of frocks of various lengths, colors, and styles to suit any occasion.…The post Sundress Pippa Gingham Dress appeared first on Glamazon Diaries.
    - 12 days ago, 7 Jun 19, 11:23am -
  • What to Wear to Greenwich Polo
    Greenwich Polo kicks off this weekend! If you didn’t get a chance to go to the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, now is your chance to head out to Connecticut (just…The post What to Wear to Greenwich Polo appeared first on Glamazon Diaries.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 11:56am -
  • Summer Edit Vol.1 – What to Wear to the Hamptons
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial start to summer! I have been making my summer wish list of items I want to wear as the temperatures rise in the concrete jungle…The post Summer Edit Vol.1 – What to Wear to the Hamptons appeared first on Glamaz…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jun 19, 10:31pm -
  • The Perfect Summer Dress
    Happy Tuesday! Hope your week was off to a great start. I spent the weekend at the Yankees vs Red Sox game in the Bronx. It was such an electrifying…The post The Perfect Summer Dress appeared first on Glamazon Diaries.
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 11:00am -

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  • Colorful Summer Stripes in Industry City
    Have finally ditched spring and catapulted into summer? This weekend’s weather felt that way. I celebrated Memorial Day by being thankful to my friends and family serving in the military.…The post Colorful Summer Stripes in Industry City appeare…
    - 22 days ago, 28 May 19, 12:38pm -
  • The $38 Amazon Birthday Dress
    It’s no secret that I’m a passionate Amazon shopper. I love the Prime shipping perks that come with my annual membership. I’ve become a seasoned pro at finding fashionable items…The post The $38 Amazon Birthday Dress appeared first on Glamaz…
    - 34 days ago, 16 May 19, 5:35pm -
  • All Things Mochi
    Greetings from Hawaii! I am currently in Oahu, Hawaii celebrating my birthday. I will be here for two weeks exploring the island and discovering what makes President Obama’s home state…The post All Things Mochi appeared first on Glamazon Diaries…
    - 49 days ago, 1 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Airplane Beauty Routine – How to Look Good After a Long Haul Flight
    Aloha! We landed in Oahu, Hawaii on Sunday, just in time for my birthday.  The 11-hour flight from New York City was no joke but it was certainly worth it.…The post Airplane Beauty Routine – How to Look Good After a Long Haul Flight appeared fi…
    - 50 days ago, 30 Apr 19, 8:54pm -

@glamazondiaries

Go Pop Go

  • Birth Story: Baby #4
    It was August 2013. My wife and I were trying to have a baby for a few months and while at a retreat with our church’s college students, her period came. Later that month, we took a pregnancy test and to our surprise, it came back positive. My wife…
    - 20 May 14, 7:45pm -
  • Praying for Boston

    Praying for Boston

    I was going to post a vacation guide for families visiting Boston yesterday – I’m glad I didn’t. We spent the past week in Boston – I was there for work, my wife and kids were on a stow-away vacation – and loved the city. We stayed at the W…
    - 16 Apr 13, 12:49pm -
  • A Letter to My Son: Your Baptism
    Dear Son, On March 31, 2013, Easter Sunday, you were baptized. It was far less harrowing for me than your circumcision. I’ve mostly gotten over that, though I did feel very apologetic for a while – much like I was when we had our dog neutered whe…
    - 2 Apr 13, 1:45pm -
  • A New Beginning
    My wife and I are celebrating our 8th wedding anniversary today. I was hoping to take her to some fancy restaurant after dropping our kids off at our in-laws, but instead we’ll be heading to a restaurant close to my in-laws and hopefully won’t be…
    - 28 Mar 13, 5:22pm -
  • Thankful
    Since my family is leaving for a month-long missions trip to Thailand shortly, in all likelihood, this will be my last blog post of 2012. While I’m super excited for visiting our friends in Thailand (not to mention Mr. Donut), I’m positive the st…
    - 29 Nov 12, 1:47pm -
  • Random Update
    I don’t know about other parents with 3 kids, but after having S1, I’ve had as much success at gathering my thoughts as D1 and D2 have at gathering their toys: the moment they’re gathered, they’re all over the place again, to the point you ju…
    - 27 Aug 12, 1:53pm -
  • Indoctrinating My Children

    Indoctrinating My Children

    If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve probably wondered if I would actually go through with it. Sure, I believe it…with all my heart. And I’ve been a devoted follower for so long…But to manipulate impressionable children? To abuse my a…
    - 17 Jul 12, 1:39pm -
  • Family of 5: The First Days

    Family of 5: The First Days

    My biggest apprehension as we were expecting our third child was how D2 would react to her new brother or sister. You see, when D2 was born, I had one of my worst moments as a dad. Rereading that post today still brings the sawdust into my eyes as al…
    - 31 May 12, 1:26pm -
  • It’s a Boy!
    My wife and I welcomed our son into the world this past weekend! Mom and baby are doing well, but naturally, no one ever asks how I’m doing. So I’ll go ahead and tell you anyway. Contractions became regular around 10:50pm – about 10 minutes apa…
    - 30 May 12, 1:32pm -
  • An Update on My Family
    Good morning Readers (or those who forgot to unsubscribe). It’s been a while – so much so that I had to sit and think for a few minutes what my wordpress password was this morning. So let’s get down to it. What’s going on Pop? A lot. It’s b…
    - 24 May 12, 11:36am -

@gopopgoblog

Go Back Packing


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  • 8 Ways to Prevent Overtourism

    8 Ways to Prevent Overtourism

    There are many ways to prevent overtourism, a problem that is only going to grow in the coming years as the cost of travel decreases.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Visit Nepal 2020: A New Campaign to Boost Tourism

    Visit Nepal 2020: A New Campaign to Boost Tourism

    The Visit Nepal 2020 tourism campaign aims to increase tourism to Nepal in 2020 by promoting the country's heritage and natural resources.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 19, 3:00pm -
  • Minimalist Packing Tips for When You’re Hauling It All

    Minimalist Packing Tips for When You’re Hauling It All

    Follow these minimalist packing tips to save space and energy on your next trip, whether it's by plane, train, or automobile.
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Eurail Passes: How to Choose the Best Train Pass

    Eurail Passes: How to Choose the Best Train Pass

    Eurail passes offer backpackers an excellent way to save money and maintain flexibility while traveling around Europe by train.
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Cluj-Napoca: The Best Base to Explore Transylvania

    Cluj-Napoca: The Best Base to Explore Transylvania

    Romania's second largest city, Cluj-Napoca, is backpacker-friendly and well connected, making it the perfect base to explore Transylvania.
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • 11 Reasons to Rent an Airbnb While Traveling

    11 Reasons to Rent an Airbnb While Traveling

    When planning your next trip, consider these reasons to rent an Airbnb: cost vs regular hostel or hotel, greater privacy, and flexibility.
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jun 19, 5:59pm -

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@rtwdave

Going Green DC

  • DC Vegfest: Bigger, Better, and More Delicious Than Ever

    DC Vegfest: Bigger, Better, and More Delicious Than Ever

    Are you vegan, vegetarian, or just curious about eating a more plant-based diet? Then this year’s DC VegFest on September 20th is not to be missed. Held at beautiful Yards Park on the DC waterfront, DC VegFest is a free day-long celebration that in…
    - 10 Sep 14, 2:26pm -
  • DC Green Festival Celebrates 10th Year

    DC Green Festival Celebrates 10th Year

    *This entry was cross-posted from Grassfed Media. For anyone interested in living a more sustainable and healthier life, the DC Green Festival is not to be missed. Now in its 10th year at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Green Festival…
    - 12 May 14, 8:34pm -
  • Beer & Sustainability Happy Hour at BlueJacket Brewery

    Beer & Sustainability Happy Hour at BlueJacket Brewery

    On March 26th, please join DC Net Impact for a Beer and Sustainability happy hour at Bluejacket Brewery. This event is a unique opportunity to network with fellow sustainability professionals and students, while enjoying delicious beer and food…
    - 10 Mar 14, 4:13pm -
  • The Green Festival Comes to DC

    The Green Festival Comes to DC

    The Green Festival, the nation’s largest environmental consumer event, returns to Washington DC on September 21-22, 2013. Featuring hundreds of eco-friendly businesses, the Green Festival marketplace is a great resource for seeking out new and inno…
    - 9 Sep 13, 1:29pm -
  • One Bar, One Meal, One Child

    One Bar, One Meal, One Child

    Going Green DC chatted with Veneka Chagwedera from Nouri Bars to learn a little about what inspired this local startup, how Nouri bars are helping fight hunger around the world, and what kinds of environmentally friendly business practices Team Nour…
    - 31 Jul 13, 5:30pm -
  • Adventures in Composting: Let The Fun Begin

    Adventures in Composting: Let The Fun Begin

    Adventures in Composting is a regular series written by Jason Silverman, a composting newbie and blogging enthusiast. I’ve been “composting” yard waste in plastic bags around the yard, putting off getting a composter. I didn’t know which one…
    - 22 Jul 13, 3:15pm -
  • Gardens, Gleaning, and Feeding the Hungry

    Gardens, Gleaning, and Feeding the Hungry

    Guest blog post by Jason Silverman Walk past the corner of Barton and 10th Street in Arlington, VA and you’ll see an assortment of vegetables growing just outside the fence of a sprawling community garden. These vegetables are part of an area-wide…
    - 18 Jul 13, 1:30pm -
  • DC’s Independent Food Scene: A Work in Progress

    DC’s Independent Food Scene: A Work in Progress

    Mark Furstenberg caused quite a stir this week in his Washington Post article “What’s missing from D.C.’s food scene? A lot.” He writes: “I do not believe that we have the elements of a really wonderful food culture.” He paints DC as a ha…
    - 12 Jul 13, 5:47pm -
  • Green Theater Takes Shape

    Green Theater Takes Shape

    Guest blog post by Claire Mauro Sustainable practices and dance are taking center stage at the CityDance Studio Theater at Strathmore. The 125-seat, state-of-the-art eco-friendly black box theater uses the latest in sustainable technology including s…
    - 2 Jul 13, 9:41pm -
  • Union Station Hosts Earth Month

    Union Station Hosts Earth Month

    Union Station is hosting Earth Month 2013, scheduled for April 1 through April 30. Presented by Earth Day Network and the Premier Tourist and Landmark Association, the month-long event will feature interactive, eco-friendly experiences throughout Uni…
    - 12 Apr 13, 8:39pm -

Good Speed Update


@rgoodspeed

Gosh Gee Golly

  • Tunes Tuesday: "Never Had Enough of You," Van William
    I can't remember a show I've been to expressly for the opening act, until the Van William + Lissie show at 9:30 Club this past weekend. I got into Van William via his song with First Aid Kit (because everything they touch is golden), but I love his…
    - 30 May 18, 2:35am -
  • Adventures in Spanish Cat Sitting: Part 1, Madrid

    Adventures in Spanish Cat Sitting: Part 1, Madrid

    Sometimes you pick your vacation spots, and sometimes they find you. That just happened for us, in the form of an invite from good friends who happened to be cat sitting in Spain in a two-bedroom apartment. They live in SF, and no, this isn't an inte…
    - 18 May 18, 3:19am -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Safe," Bay Ledges
    Finally, warm weather in DC! I'm going to be picking blast-this-from-the-car-window summer tunes from here on out. Of course, my tastes are undeniably low key indie pop so your milage might vary. This song by L.A. band Bay Ledges just makes me supe…
    - 8 May 18, 10:00am -
  • How Jersey Shore Relates to My Wellness Plan
    This is going to be a controversial opinion (if you couldn't have guessed based on that title alone). When I heard that there was a Jersey Shore reboot, I thought the same thing I did about the Rosanne reboot. Namely: who asked for this? Secondly: C…
    - 4 May 18, 12:00am -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Yellow Eyes," Rayland Baxter
    Here's another song I've been listening to ad nauseam.... It's the most gentle revenge breakup song ever. At least that's how I'm reading it. Everything sounds mellow enough, until you realize that the lyrics center heavily on the phrase "I'll leave…
    - 30 Jan 18, 7:55pm -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Sea of Clouds," Deer Tick
    Hello! I need to tell you about something that has greatly improved my quality of life. It's a radio station! WTMD.ORG!!!! For the past year, I've been watching MSNBC maybe six hours a day as background while I work. I have my favorite anchors and…
    - 23 Jan 18, 11:08pm -
  • It Me

    It Me

    OMFG (Real screenshot from my Amazon wish list stalking). I've found my people. 
    - 15 Sep 17, 2:00am -
  • Untitled
    “We’ve got this perverse situation in which the vast analytic powers of the entire world are being spent trying to understand a guy whose thoughts are often just six fireflies beeping randomly in a jar.” — David Brooks on T…
    - 17 May 17, 10:30pm -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "What's That Perfume That You Wear?," Jens Lekman
    Jens Lekman is one my all-time favorite musicians. We picked one of his songs for our first dance at our wedding! What I didn't know is that I could've hired the man himself — apparently he's picked up wedding singer gigs to supplement the dwindli…
    - 21 Mar 17, 6:39pm -
  • Untitled
    “Because it wasn’t a life job. Working there, I felt I was going to be fired every day. And then one day I was. ” — Linda Wells on her 24-year tenure at Allure
    - 16 Feb 17, 2:52pm -
  • Untitled
    “[Federer] overcame two break points at 15-40 as he served for the match, and the thing threatened to thicken. He did it with an ace up the middle and a driving forehand winner, and soon the whole barrage had come to exemplify one of the…
    - 1 Feb 17, 2:51pm -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Get Low," James Vincent McMorrow
    This is the other song I constantly find myself humming from Kate Miss's excellent best-of-2016 playlist. I didn't know the artist, so I googled and found a podcast I wish was in my life years ago. It's called Song Exploder (there's 80+ episodes, mo…
    - 24 Jan 17, 1:06pm -
  • Why I March

    Why I March

    The night I read Andrew Sullivan's famous Donald Trump essay in May, I remember not being able to sleep, it was so disturbing. I turned over and over in my mind how I could take…
    - 24 Jan 17, 3:43am -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Left Handed Kisses," Andrew Bird featuring Fiona Apple
    This has been the trend of the past two years: ignore music all year and then figure out what I missed via too-cool graphic designer/blogger Kate Miss's year-end playlist. It's so good!! This is my favorite track from the playlist, and I know I've…
    - 18 Jan 17, 2:38am -
  • Untitled
    “It is not an easy thing — maybe the work of a lifetime — to live as if we are loved. To quiet the voices of self-condemnation. To live outside the tiny cosmos of our own desires. To extend the grace we have been shown. To act on a v…
    - 11 Jan 17, 5:12pm -
  • To Xfinity and Beyond
    Two years ago, Joe got really into Mr. Money Mustache. I rue the day he found that blog. Mr. Money Mustache advocates an intense cheapskate sensibility that was diametrically opposed to my profession at the time (running a fashion/shopping blog calle…
    - 6 Jan 17, 10:16pm -
  • New Year's Resolutions, 2009

    New Year's Resolutions, 2009

    I've been on an organizing kick, and started pulling old, half-written-in notebooks off the shelf. So amusing to see my New Year's Resolutions from eight years ago. This list cou…
    - 5 Jan 17, 7:01pm -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Real Love Baby," Father John Misty
    It's definitely a sign of how disconnected I am from new music right now that I didn't know about this excellent new Father John Misty track until now. I'm a true fan girl and this song was released six months ago, for goodness sake!!! I should prob…
    - 13 Dec 16, 1:39pm -
  • My Favorite Donald Trump Burns
    "He is a ridiculous person who doesn’t know anything...” — Stuart Stevens in The Atlantic"I didn't realize he was as stupid as he is.” — former casino worker, Mother Jones "I'm a New Yorker, and I know a con when I see one." — Michael B…
    - 19 Oct 16, 5:11pm -
  • Tunes Tuesday: "Season 2, Episode 3," Glass Animal
    "My gal eats mayonnaise from a jar while she's getting blazed" has gotta be one of the most fun lyrics to sing along to in recent memory. Love this little slice of Netflix life, and I'm into this whole album. Anyone want to see them in DC this month…
    - 13 Sep 16, 9:33am -

@Eater_DC

Gold Poppy

  • Financing new guitar?
    I've been thinking about a new guitar -- a Gibson Les Paul -- but am unsure if I want to spend the money on one. Sure, my Epiphone works and all but a new axe would be great.I've been looking into buy now pay later sites and catalogs at Bought on Cre…
    - 21 Jan 14, 2:06am -
  • 5 Essential Guitar Accessories for Beginners
    Guitar playing is a lot of fun. When I started playing my electric guitar, I was just happy turning the distortion up on my amp and strumming strings.Sure, it sounded bad with all the feedback, but I was making noise! What was even worse was I never…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:45am -
  • How Many Strings Does a Guitar Have?

    How Many Strings Does a Guitar Have?

    Ever wonder how many strings does a guitar have? There are many different kinds of guitars in production. They all vary in sound and not all of them have six strings like the standard electric and acoustic guitars most people are familiar with.There…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:44am -
  • How to Tune your Guitar

    How to Tune your Guitar

    Don't know how to tune your guitar? I did not either at first, but I want to share a few ways with you. You can either tune your guitar by ear or use a digital tuner. I recommend the digital route if you are a beginner.A digital tuner plugs into your…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:40am -
  • Best Acoustic Guitar Strings for You
    The best acoustic guitar strings depends on your experience, playing style, and sound you want to achieve. It is subjective.But there are three brands that I suggest: Ernie Ball, Elixir, and D'Addarrio. I will review each and provide you with their p…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:36am -
  • Guitar String Notes for Beginners

    Guitar String Notes for Beginners

    By veni markovski  CC BY 2.0Important chords to be aware of when playing guitar are G, C, D, and E minor. These chords make their way into a reasonably impressive number of guitar riffs and songs, so they are a great place for beginners to start…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:35am -
  • Best Electric Guitar Strings: Slinkys in Your Future?

    Best Electric Guitar Strings: Slinkys in Your Future?

    Face it: Buying strings sucks if you are a beginner. The music store has an overwhelming choice – some in pretty packages and others just bare wire. And it's confusing.That's where I want to help. I want to provide you with a recommendation on how…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:31am -
  • Different Types of Guitar Strings

    Different Types of Guitar Strings

    Guitar strings are strings, right? Not so. There are many different types of guitar strings, which can be made from metal wire or plastic. Each material has its own characteristics and properties. Your choice should depend on the sound you prefer and…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:27am -
  • Guitar String Order: From Chaos to Harmony!

    Guitar String Order: From Chaos to Harmony!

    Before you can release a new album or go on tour, you need to learn the basics on your guitar. One such item is the guitar string order. No worries: it is easy to learn.I want to provide you that information. Your instrument has tuning pegs on it. Th…
    - 4 Jan 14, 12:23am -

Grateful Dating

  • Resolution
    It's true, I don't make resolutions--at least not for New Year's. I often do resolve to make exercise a routine or cook more at home. Those two "resolutions" are always in play in my life. Generally, over the last year or so, I've done well at gettin…
    - 15 Jan 19, 3:49pm -
  • Happy New Year
    I started this blog right before New Year's Eve over a decade ago. I just checked--it was December 29, 2004! Wow. It's a good time to check in.Traditionally, I hate NYE. I have made some peace with it over the years, heading to a local bar for a dr…
    - 31 Dec 18, 6:07pm -
  • Burning desire
    Where do I talk about dating these days? It's tempting to put things on FB, where I know I'll get feedback, but it's not private. It's not...here! But also, here is what? I dunno.So things with the new guy are progressing. I took him up to NJ to vi…
    - 16 Oct 18, 9:55pm -
  • Me too
    What a strange time. I find myself obsessed with the reporting about the Kavanaugh confirmation. I am stunned at the flood of revelations from women about their unreported sexual assaults. I have started wondering what in my own life could be classif…
    - 26 Sep 18, 7:48pm -
  • Well, well, well
    A lot has happened since May. Maybe I have a...I can't say it. I've been dating someone. I said to him the other day, "we're dating, right?" And he says, "we are?" I say, "aren't we?" He says, "It sounds more real when you say it."It doesn't feel r…
    - 24 Sep 18, 8:48pm -
  • Well...hello
    Here I am. I literally forgot about the blog. Forgot to write. Forgot to be grateful. I am very focused on improving my other habits but in the meantime, I’ve completely dropped what used to be a central habit in my life. Weird. Anyway. All goes we…
    - 26 May 18, 2:58pm -
  • Terrible
    So many false promises to myself! Ok, I've been itching to talk to someone about a few things and FB just won't cut it for confessions about my absolute ineptitude at work. Yes, I exaggerate. Mostly I am not working. When I work, it's fine, I do a re…
    - 15 May 18, 9:18pm -
  • Forgot
    Yesterday, I forgot to post. I remembered but then decided it was too early in the day and I would do it later. And then I forgot. So here I am, trying to figure out what I should be grateful for. Yesterday, I worked at home and I did work pretty muc…
    - 11 May 18, 3:21pm -
  • Remembered!
    I almost forgot, but here I am, trying to be grateful. Today I worked from home. It's my tutoring day so I saw my little student. She is a hoot but we did hardly anything of the lesson. She is amazed that I have been to all 50 states and said I could…
    - 9 May 18, 11:34pm -
  • Why?
    This blog exists as a gratitude journal and as a semi-public journal. I'm going to try using it for the gratitude part first. For a week. Every day, for a week. What? No. Will this be real? We'll see.Grateful for: finding time to cook food I like a…
    - 8 May 18, 8:42pm -
  • Hello
    There are some certainties in life--one is that every time I make a resolution to post more often, I will break it. Another is that every time I promise not to apologize for posting so rarely, I will apologize. Who exactly am I apologizing to? Myself…
    - 22 Nov 17, 1:59pm -
  • My life
    Well I managed one post during the week. Maybe the trick is to start small. And the obvious answer to the question of where all my blogging went is “Facebook.” I think I’ve figured this out before, but everything old is new again. This week was…
    - 3 Sep 17, 6:36pm -
  • Good morning
    I’m giving this bizarre “regular blogging” thing a go. Atleast I am today! The weekend was pretty uneventful. I was still tired andpretty out of it so I stayed close to home. I went to the farmer’s market onSaturday and then tackled the j…
    - 28 Aug 17, 3:27pm -
  • Daily pages
    I keep thinking about the blog. Most of the people I started with--the people I met through blogging--stopped long ago. Or they changed their blogs and I didn't keep up. Or they are once-a-year posters similar to me. I read something recently about h…
    - 26 Aug 17, 2:59pm -
  • On topic
    I don't even know where to start. Life keeps rolling along. How do I slow things down? When do I figure out what I really want to do with myself? When will I get what I want? Ha. Ha. Ha.Yesterday, I had a kind of a break up. A fellow, John, who I'v…
    - 26 May 17, 5:18pm -
  • Ups and downs
    I just published February's post today. Better late than never? I backdated it (nice feature) so in the story of my life that this blog represents, it will be in order.The last few weeks and days have been mildly eventful. My birthday was meeting f…
    - 18 Mar 17, 8:08pm -
  • February
    Another month, another post! I’m rolling along with not too much drama. I am starting to amp up my activism. I’ve been to two anti-immigration ban protests (last Sunday and yesterday). I’m going to an organizing meeting today and I’ve signed…
    - 17 Feb 17, 8:49pm -
  • Home
    I’ve been working hard and I’m pretty satisfied with how the job is going. I need to find more opportunities for the company, part of the problem with the private sector, but the work itself I’m mostly enjoying. Or not enjoying because it’s a…
    - 16 Jan 17, 9:01pm -
  • Feeling better.
    I know it's been for-ev-er. I've been itching to write but it's harder for me to find time. What else do I do instead? A lot of Facebook interactions, for one. A lot of work. Some bike riding and outdoor activities. And a lot of just watching TV and…
    - 7 Nov 16, 9:18pm -
  • Pause
    Sorry I haven't updated after that last entry. I recovered from my trip. I'm feeling ok. I've been to Seattle and California since and seen my mom and dad. Mom is fine, but mercurial as always. Dad is about the same, though possibly slipping ever so…
    - 6 Sep 16, 4:02pm -
  • Hope
    I wish I could say everything is fine but it's not. It's just that there's nothing to do about it. My father is entering his second childhood. At least he seems happy rather than angry. I can tell he is frustrated sometimes and confused. He can still…
    - 20 Jul 16, 8:37am -
  • Israel
    This trip is expectedly miserable. I'm exaggerating. It's a slog with some bright points and an extra layer of angst. My dad is in bad shape. He remembers things like how they dug the Panama Canal (did you know a major challenge was that they had to…
    - 17 Jul 16, 5:48am -
  • Where in the world?
    I'm on the road again. At the moment, I'm in Tel Aviv, visiting my good old friend Spesh. Before this, I was in Paris for a few days. I have pictures and eventually I'll get some posted.Things are good here. It's too hot. I'm surviving Spesh's vega…
    - 13 Jul 16, 10:42am -
  • Orange
    My new folding bike arrived yesterday. I took it on a little spin. It's a great little bike though the handling takes a little getting used to. I've already modified it by swapping the saddle. That was a huge improvement. I'm having another one of my…
    - 25 Jun 16, 5:06pm -
  • Blast from the past
    I’m a bit overdue for an update. I had a bit of a tough time at work this week. I was thrown all the way back to the worst days at the old job. I find it still a bit painful to talk about…but here goes: my old horrible supervisor is now a client…
    - 19 Jun 16, 4:42pm -

Greater Greater Washington


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  • newWhy affordable housing orgs in MoCo want to expand accessory apartments
    Like much of the United States, Montgomery County is facing a critical housing shortage. Finding healthy, affordable housing near jobs and transit is extremely difficult for many people at varying income levels.Earlier this ye…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 3:41pm -
  • newA bridge would connect the Arboretum & Kenilworth, but how will it impact the Anacostia?
    Many Ward 5 and 7 residents and other people who bike are excited about a planned pedestrian and cyclist bridge spanning the Anacostia River. It would give them the…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 2:15pm -
  • newBreakfast links: Last year ped and cyclist deaths rose while motorist deaths fell
    Cyclist and pedestrian deaths rose nationwide in 2018The National Highway Traffic Safety Administraton released data showing that over 36,000 people died from motor vehicle crashes last year. That’s a small decrease overall fr…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 1:27pm -
  • newResidents east of Rock Creek want more traffic lights and protected bicycle lanes
    DC is taking a comprehensive look at how to improve the transportation network in neighborhoods east of Rock Creek Park to make it safer and more accessible for all road users. Residents there…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 6:10pm -
  • Partap’s the perfect planning pick for Montgomery County
    The Montgomery County Council will vote soon to select a new member of the influential Planning Board, as well as for its chair. We think the council should re-appoint chair Casey Anderson, and for the open seat, select Silver S…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 19, 4:45pm -

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@ggwash

Green Gallaudet

  • Growing good.
    So far everything seems to be growing very nicely. Specifically the Squash, Basil, and the Lemon Basil have been looking very strong and healthy.Still debating if we want to completely disassemble the dressers or try to re-purpose them,We have some n…
    - 22 Jun 16, 10:13pm -
  • Green Grow 2016 Introduction.
    Hello all!This years green grow team has got the blog back up and running, and should be posting weekly/bi-weekly updates from here until the summer program ends.This years team consists of India Hitchcock, Sean Norman, and Trevor Smith (the blog upd…
    - 10 Jun 16, 9:19pm -
  • Untitled
    Hi All!Save the date for a hands on workshop at the Gallaudet Garden on Saturday, March 28th from 9-12 titled "Introduction to Biointensive Food Production".Taught by University of DC's Research Farm Director, Che Axum.  Open to the public.  Only 2…
    - 5 Mar 15, 6:21pm -
  • Light Switch Covers
    Hello all,Green Gallaudet organization is in progress of installing light switch cover all buildings on campus! Within few weeks, we came up with four light switch covers options and we NEED you to VOTE one out of four covers.Please copy and paste th…
    - 17 Apr 12, 11:54pm -
  • Green Series Lecture THIS THURSDAY!!! & Field Trip to a Local Free-Range Farm March 3rd
    Student Body Government is pleased to share the exciting news about the Green Lecture Series. This upcoming THURSDAY during the common hours, Soboleski will share his experiences with organic farms in Switzerlandand working at Sterling College, an e…
    - 22 Feb 12, 2:52pm -
  • Green Gallaudet new mottos!...VOTE...VOTE!
    Greetings,Green Gallaudet is on the roll to save the world of Gallaudet University from pollution! To behold Green Gallaudet's new brand and official motto on water bottles, we need YOU to pick THREE motto out of SEVEN mottos. And then, you'll have G…
    - 8 Dec 11, 7:41pm -
  • Want to be part of the Gallaudet community?...BE THERE!
    2022 Campus Plan Sustainability Workshop DON'T FORGET...DON'T FORGET...Be there and get involved!Cheers!Green Gallaudet
    - 28 Nov 11, 4:55pm -
  • 2022 Campus Plan Sustainability Workshop
    Greetings,The members of Green Gallaudet will host a Workshop of ‘2022 Campus Plan Sustainability’ on Tuesday, November 29 during Common Time (12:30-1:50 p.m.) at the SLCC Atrium. The administrators of Gallaudet emphasize the significance of…
    - 21 Nov 11, 11:46pm -
  • WANT TO VISIT AN ORGANIC FARM?!
    Student Body Government, Bon Appetit and GSR 300 are sponsoring a day trip to Even' Star Organic Farm in Lexington Park, Maryland. Bon Appetit will provide free breakfast and free lunch, and the transportation will be provided as well!This unique f…
    - 14 Nov 11, 4:09am -
  • Green Gallaudet Fourth General Meeting
    -T-shirts should be arriving soon! -Green Bottle has been voted for BPA Free, from GreenBottle.online.com, 25oz with twist cap. Silver bottle with Green Gallaudet Logo-SAB has approved for main buildings to replace the water fountain to a water foun…
    - 8 Nov 11, 1:26pm -
  • General Meeting update
    The Highlight of Green Gallaudet's Third General Meeting-18 people showed up and we have 52 members that already paid.-We will be working on getting water bottles and recycle green bags so we can get $$ for Green Gallaudet -Organic T-Shirt will be or…
    - 28 Oct 11, 4:06am -
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    Green Gallaudet teamLorne Farovitch, PresidentJessica Israel, Vice presidentEmilia Nowalski, SecretaryFlynn Rosko, TreasurerSerina Arellano, Public RelationsLauren Sprague, Garden KeeperSamantha Bragg, Fundraiser
    - 22 Oct 11, 4:50pm -
  • Green Gallaudet NEW logo announcement
    Green Gallaudet NEW BRAND logo has chosen, after the prolonged weekend of Gallaudet community votes. We earnestly thank you for your support. With this new logo, we’ll order t-shirts and water bottles for Homecoming! Be sure to save money fo…
    - 10 Oct 11, 11:05pm -
  • Gallaudet Green with FIVE NEW LOGOS! VOTE VOTE VOTE!
    Greetings!,Green Gallaudet want YOU to...... go to survey link... take your time looking around the survey... vote one logo out of 5 logos!and CAN you do that?Let's vote!Copy, paste this link to new window:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/88J2VM7Your V…
    - 7 Oct 11, 4:58pm -
  • TAKE BON APPÉTIT MANAGEMENT COMPANY’S “EAT LOCAL CHALLENGE”
    IN YOUR CAFÉ Once a year, Bon Appétit Management Company issues an “Eat Local Challenge” to all of our chefs. On Tuesday, September 27th, come to your café and enjoy a dinner that is made completely of ingredients from within a 150 mile…
    - 4 Oct 11, 8:57pm -
  • Green Festival
    Nothing to do on October 23/ 24? Come volunteer at DC's Green Festival!More information is available on this website--www.greenfestivalvolunteers.org/dcInterested? Contact Janna DiBiase @ janna.dibiase@gallaudet.edu
    - 21 Sep 10, 8:32pm -
  • Everyone on campus can play an important part in trimming utility costs
    From Daily Digest:Taking a few cost-saving measures and multiplying them by many people can amount to big savings when it comes to utilities consumption. By keeping mindful of this equation, every member of the campus community can play an important…
    - 25 Jul 10, 2:47pm -
  • On the Green goes Green!
    To: Gallaudet communityFrom: Office of Public and Media RelationsRe: On the Green going greenJuly 9, 2010On the Green, Gallaudet's newsletter for faculty and staff, has changed several times since the first issue —mimeographed on 8.5 x 11-inch pape…
    - 10 Jul 10, 1:12pm -
  • Gallaudet Reduces Energy Use
    from daily digest 6/6/2010:Gallaudet partners with Hess Energy Services to reduce energy useGallaudet has partnered with its electrical supplier, Hess Energy Services, and signed on to the ‘Load Demand Response' program, which requires the campus t…
    - 6 Jun 10, 11:39am -
  • Going Green: Deaf Kids Share Ideas on How to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint
    Going Green! was the theme of an annual contest hosted by Gallaudet's Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center. Over 645 entries were submitted from all over the USA and Canada from deaf and hard of hearing children and this online magazine sho…
    - 5 Jun 10, 9:46pm -
  • A Good Question Goes a Long Way
    (Article written by Carolina Fojo for the Bon Appetit blog, reposted in full here - click here to go to the original)April 8, 2010Washington D.C. As I travel along the East Coast, giving presentations about “The Story Behind the Food” that we eat…
    - 12 May 10, 12:27am -
  • Gallaudet Goes Carbon-Neutral for Earth Day
    by Rhea Yablon KennedyFacilities administrators display a "C-Neutral Certificate" from energy supplier Hess declaring that Gallaudet went 100 percent carbon neutral on April 22 in honor of Earth Day. Pictured (from left) are William Banks, facilities…
    - 23 Apr 10, 12:08pm -
  • Greening the Gallaudet Cafeteria
    Members of Green Gallaudet share how the Gallaudet cafeteria has gone green-er and how you can help!
    - 3 Apr 10, 1:52pm -
  • Come and watch!
    - 23 Mar 10, 6:47pm -
  • Check it out!
    See what we're up to on The Buff and Blue!http://thebuffandblue.net/?p=1002A dream come true, we have always wanted to make smoothies powered by bike- a bike blended smoothie.
    - 16 Mar 10, 5:58pm -

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