Tag Archives: Washington DC

Chocolate City No More?

      If you live in the District you are more than likely aware of the hoopla surrounding the latest census stats. If you don’t live here chances are you might have heard through some pundit or through the … Continue reading

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Hospital Tour

      I know there have been a lack of posts this week and presumably since I’m unemployed I should have lots of time to post. True and untrue. This week, however, has been particularly busy because I was … Continue reading

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Is It Easier to Get a Job….Without a Degree?

Excellent news on the homefront…B got a job! What a huge sense of relief I am feeling. Not only do I not plan on going back to social services, but it also gives us a little more breathing room in … Continue reading

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In Comparison the DMV is Enjoyable…

Yes you read correctly. The DMV is an enjoyable experience compared with the brutal experience of dealing with social services. If you have never had to endure the humiliation, degradation, stupidity and WAITING of attempting to apply for social services … Continue reading

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