Monthly Archives: December 2011

Starting the Christmas Season in a Bright Way

It’s Christmas in D.C. again, and I can’t believe it’s been a year already since I wrote about my first holiday season here. My first taste of holiday cheer came unexpectedly on a hiking trail last weekend. A guy I’ve … Continue reading

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Bookstore and Politics

Only in the D.C. bookstore/restaurant Busboys and Poets would you hear Ralph Nader accused of being too milquetoast. The consumer advocate was on the stage with Gar Alperowitz, promoter of the concept of a new economy and author of the … Continue reading

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Battlefield Reveals Devastation of War

Yesterday I got as close to a glimpse of the horrors of war as I ever hope to. I joined the DC-area Sierra Club chapter in an afternoon walk through the Antietam battlefield in western Maryland, followed by a drive through the … Continue reading

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