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by Prince Of Petworth August 9, 2017 at 10:00 am 0

Ron reports:

“My wife and I visited Gettysburg battlefield this last weekend. Just past the doors to the visitors’ center, they have the display in the attached picture. The display is there to encourage people to donate based upon where they are from in the US. You probably notice that there are just 50 slots. It seems as though the Park Service chooses to ignore the 600K potential donors that live only an hour and a half from the park. Seriously, had I know this was there, I would have brought a container with a slot with DC written on it and left it on top.”

Ed. Note: In fairness this seems like the “Friends of Gettysburg” so not the National Parks Service fault for the omission.

by Prince Of Petworth August 8, 2017 at 10:00 am 0

You really just gotta read the insanity that is dating in Washington, DC – August 7, 2017.

The spectacular full Twitter thread as recounted by Lisette Pylant:

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by Prince Of Petworth July 21, 2017 at 12:30 pm 0

13. You remember when the soul on 14th didn’t come from the cycle.
12. Your license plate is all numbers or at the very least the A series.
11. You miss ____________.
10. The street parking spot in front of your house is most definitely yours and God help the bastard who parks there.
9. You remember when Metro was the shining jewel of WMATA. Seriously.
8. You remember when most folks said hello/acknowledged one another when passing in the street.
7. You have pride.
6. You knew exactly where to tell the cab to stop before you got charged another zone.
5. You know the difference between gunshots and fireworks as well as a police helicopter and a medical helicopter.
4. You remember when the biking community was represented not by erudite urban planners but by drunken stoned colorful bike messengers.
3. You remember the origami magic folks mastered in order to read the newspaper on metro without bothering their seatmate.
2. You remember when the mayor for life was mayor.
1. You can still feel RFK shaking.

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