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Taking Space

Day 15
Poem 14

Another poem inspired by my experience at the Split This Rock Poetry Festival today.

Taking Space

Who told me I had to stay small, 84 more words

Our Earthly Bodies

Day 13
Poem 12

About the poetic happenings on my commute home tonight. The title was taken from the woman’s workbook.

Our Earthly Bodies

I make myself small, try to be a secret. 173 more words

What's Blooming in DC?

Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC. 165 more words

DC Metro

In Other News ...

Trump Says His DC Hotel Will Open In September    If he wins the election, couldn’t you see him insisting on living in his own hotel, because the White House isn’t up to his standards, i.e. 188 more words

When Cheese is a Legitimate Solution to a Problem: Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model and The DC Metro Shutdown

This past week, the nation’s capitol screeched to a grinding halt as the Metro system shut down for critical inspections of its tunnels. According to officials, cables that provide electricity between sections of the electrified third rail had started an electrical fire on Monday; this was the same kind of fire that led to a breakdown of a car last year in which a passenger died due to smoke inhalation. 883 more words

Organizational Psychology


I’m still wondering about the timing of this week’s Metro shutdown. For one thing, they knew about the system’s ability to catch fire for months. And even if this was provoked by its doing so Monday, what on Earth took them so long to announce it? 433 more words

To all you commuters on Public Transportation...

Beware of relying too much on the Government Transportation (bus, train) to get you to work.  Be careful of selling your car, and trying to “save the planet” by using mass transportation.   67 more words