Monthly Archives: February 2011

What’s a Justice Educator?

Some of you may be wondering: what does a social justice educator actually do? Well, I’ll tell you, it’s quite varied and interesting, at least with the Sisters of Mercy. Sometimes I’m at my computer writing an action alert for the … Continue reading

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February Thaw

We’re getting a lovely taste of spring here in the DC area. We had temps into the 60s for a couple of days and then low 70s yesterday and expected mid-70s today. A jazz combo celebrated by performing for pedestrians … Continue reading

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MidAtlantic Skiing

Last weekend I got a taste of MidAtlantic skiing, a term that refers to the uncertainty of the weather throughout the winter and the ever-changing quality of snow. The trip leader to southwestern Pennsylvania with the Ski Touring Section of the Potomac-Appalachian Trail … Continue reading

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Power outage

One of the favorite pasttimes around here is raging against Pepco, the major utility company. Apparently, power goes out quite a bit, and takes a long tie to get back up and running. I had my first experience of this … Continue reading

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Run-ins with Police

I haven’t been stopped by a police officer in decades. Then the other day I was in two cars that got pulled over by the flashing lights of a patrol car. The first one was all me: I was driving … Continue reading

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