Tag Archives: DC

Shining beacon of democracy, or just weird lines?

One more thing about DC… This time in carto-caricatures! This excerpt from my dissertation brought to you without any context. You’re welcome. Advertisements

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Don’t be square! Adventures in mapping Washington, DC.

A while back, a friend was admiring (okay, questioning) some map-art that I had on display. Specifically, he wanted to know what this was: It is, for those who didn’t read the title of this post, the shape of Washington, … Continue reading

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They can’t even vote.

In hono(u)r of the various festivities for the 4th of July, aka America-land’s birthday, aka three-day weekend (it means different things to different people), let’s talk about Washington, DC, where they can’t even vote. Washington Star cartoonist Clifford Berryman had … Continue reading

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Remember that time I lived in DC?

If you’re like me, probably only barely. Here are some photos from adventure time in DC with SS! (Posting them here because I’m on a self-imposed ban from Facebook: home of micro-agressions that stress me out too much during the … Continue reading

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Strolling to the studio

On my way to the recording studio to meet Dan-Daniel & friends (of Soundtrack to Sleep future-fame — hooray for screaming back up vocalists), I came across some more Canadiana in Washington, DC: Managed to stumble into the cutest resale … Continue reading

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Canadian Content in Washington, DC

On my walk to work, I saw this amazing advertisement: Also passed by this landmark: And, of course, the Canadian Embassy is all about the maple leaf flags: Photo by Declan McCullagh Photography (image links to source).

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My First Washington History Seminar

At a recent Washington History Seminar in the Woodrow Wilson Center, I learned that the United States is getting kicked out of UNESCO for failing to pay our dues for the third time. Good teamwork (* trigger warning if you have principles … Continue reading

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Protests, Pandas, and Personal Grooming (Week 1 in DC)

This week in Washington, DC, we took a circuitous 12-mile walk to the zoo (no pandas yet!) and I managed to get a Reader Card at the Library of Congress (more on adventures at the library-to-end-all-libraries later, but quick pro-tip … Continue reading

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