Category Archives: D.C. Bob

The moon may be high …

Our friends Anita and Emma are visiting from Mexico City, giving us a perfect excuse to have a great Ethopian meal at Etete and then jump on the Metro to see the Hirshhorn Museum turned into haunting, beautiful “liquid architecture” … Continue reading

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Ben hits D.C.

Ben, my buddy from Tennessee, is visiting for Turkey Day weekend, which gave us a chance to see the Caps play last night. Washington lost, but Ben had a good time regardless and had an opportunity to rock his new … Continue reading

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Translations

This morning’s Wall Street Journal featured an article by Stephen Mitchell detailing the process he went through translating Homer’sĀ Iliad. In addition to offering a fascinating glimpse into the art of translating, Mitchell provides a great tip for all writers: read … Continue reading

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Incredible HDR view of D.C.

I’ve dabbled a bit with HDR photography and can’t even begin to imagine how much work Drew Geraci did to create this stunning time-lapse HDR tour of the District. Great stuff. Enjoy. District 1.5 : HDR Time-lapse from Drew Geraci … Continue reading

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The K Street shuffle

My office is at 15th and K in DC, just a few blocks from the White House. At lunchtime, I often wade out among the wonks, lobbyists, power brokers, homeless, hucksters and federal cogs in search of food. View Larger … Continue reading

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What’s going on

What’s going on, a photo by Suffering the Benz on Flickr. After dinner at Marvin at 14th and U, Lara and I ascended to the upstairs bar, where we had a few drinks and watched Friday night unfurl on the … Continue reading

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Colombia comes to D.C.

Woodworker, a photo by Suffering the Benz on Flickr. We had several more great tastes of D.C. culture this weekend, starting with Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” on Saturday and culminating with an exhibit of Buddhist cave art today. The Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Imagine a world with no Macbeth

The New York Times recently had a good story on the Folger Library’s “Fame, Fortune & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio.” In addition to prompting me to add the exhibit to my to-do list, the story made my head spin … Continue reading

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Pierogies at Domku

Pierogies at Domku, a photo by Suffering the Benz on Flickr. Lara and I have been wanting to check out Domku in the Petworth neighborhood of D.C. for a while. Last night, we gave it a shot. In short, we … Continue reading

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Presidents vs. Pierogies …

Presidents vs. Pierogies this weekend. Can’t wait. http://t.co/BNvLPSN

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