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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Don’t Tread on DC – July 2017

I wear a DC flag or shirt promoting statehood pretty much wherever I go. I wear the shirt so much it gets to the...

‘The Best Is Yet to Be’

For many retirees, the idea of setting your own schedule, chances to take longer travel vacations, and pursuing long-lost dreams is exhilarating. The Robert...

Improve DC Restroom Access

This fall, the DC Council has the opportunity to ensure that that residents and visitors have access to clean, safe public restrooms. Bill 22-0223,...

Little Sarah

I cringe at the curb of every street where a child has left their guide And bolted into the danger, there, eager to gain the other side. A...

A Dog’s Commentary on Our Political Situation

Nekoe Lightman let's his owner know his opinion of life in Trump's America.

Beyond The River, Styx

I feel you waiting in the darkness         for me, Charon And I stand, unafraid,         naked to your inevitable threat. Go tell the desperate souls         beyond the...

The Answer

If man, as a species, rises to the occasion And takes the heavens by storm, If we triumph over every element and elemental force That reality has contrived, that endless universes Have...

Make Walking Safer!

A frustrating reality of modern Washington is that walking is often dangerous. That’s right, simply walking around your neighborhood, to the store, to work...

Promises To A Friend

I’ll be there when the time comes, when time no longer is your friend: When time starts rushing past you leaving a ringing in your ears; When time...

Jack On The Rocks

Dear Readers. This writer seeks your indulgence for his column’s extended absence. In the current era of loquacious political excess conducted by the hyperactive...