Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Tip: Do not wear around neck

Washington Post, page 1 of the Sports section:
Cejudo Done Grappling With the Past
Freestyle Wrestler Puts Hardscrabble Life Behind Him, Wins 55-Kilogram Gold Medal

(This one's for all you heavy medal fans out there.)

Thursday, August 14, 2008

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood

Here's why lunch lasted 2 and a half hours. 15th and I streets NW? Say, that sounds remarkably like the front of my office.

But at least it was not an actual emergency. The all-clear came 45 minutes ago, and to look outside my office window now, you wouldn't know anything happened.

Which doesn't mean it wasn't nerve-racking.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

This is Not from The Onion

This is a real headline from the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz:

"Two Jews and a Black Man Help Phelps Fulfill Olympic Dream"