Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bookstore Blues

The place that used to be Barnes and Noble in Georgetown is now Nike.  How ironic, since Barnes and Noble, in combination with now defunct Borders Books, killed off most of Washington DC’s independent bookstores. There is one bookstore left … Continue reading

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Paula Broadwell Blues

Schadenfreude does not belong in the Blues.  It’s the emotion I wallow in when Type A show-offs  like Paula Broadwell, get caught making fools of themselves in public. “What did Paula Broadwell  ever do to you?”Memphis Earlene asks. “You’re not the … Continue reading

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Election Day Blues

Memphis Earlene  heard Obama sing an Al Green song on Oprah and that’s all she needed to know.  Not that she has illusions. “New Deal ain’t never coming back, not in your lifetime,” Memphis Earlene says. “Water’s gonna rise no … Continue reading

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