Saturday, July 30

Rubber ducky, you're the one

MJ takes a bath after rubbing supper all over her face.

Tuesday, July 26

On guard

One nice thing about living in the District is the refreshing variety of crime. We subscribe to "Crime Reports," an email service that sends out the police blotter each day listing calls in and around our neighborhood. Oftentimes Crime Reports is on the fritz, kind of like law enforcement in general, and we have to wait a week or more for the reports to resume.

A batch of reports came today. Here's my favorite:

PSA 102 - 7/17/2005 - 9:00:00 PM Hours
THEFT - 1 - 500 Block 6TH ST NE

c1 reports that he let s1 spend the night over his house because he was going to fix c1's computer, when c1 awoke this morning, s1 was gone along with his computer.

I had been thinking about letting the Sears guy sleep on our couch so he could fix the washing machine, but now I'm not so sure. Thanks, Crime Reports!

Saturday, July 9


MJ tries out the baby swing in Arlington.

Standing tall

Experimenting on 4 July.

Tuesday, July 5


The Heritage Foundation's HQ is near our house, and I walk past it often. So it's always interesting when I run across news about the good folks at Heritage and the values they champion. For instance, if you don't like something a young woman on a bicycle says, you can just knock her down.

Sunday, July 3


MJ enjoys shopping for good bargains on a holiday weekend.