Monthly Archives: December 2008

2009 things to do in 2009 ( a work in progress)

Eat Belgian Fries with Garlic Mayo at Level One, 17th and R street NW. Watch In Treatment on HBO See the Doctor, the Dentist, the Eye Doctor and the ObGyn Follow the Recipe Cry Catch up with The History Boys … Continue reading

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Christmas in the City

So, the Crone wakes up on the morning of the 23rd and trudges to the Throbbing Temples. Her first task? To track down and retrieve her car from the clutches of the DC parking police. She starts with the city’s … Continue reading

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Bad car karma

Now, if the Crone were a superstitious woman, she’d say that someone or something was trying to warn her to stay put for the festive season. The reason? More car trouble. Or rather, lack of car trouble. Oh sure, the … Continue reading

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Key calamity continued

Gentle readers, the Crone made it back to Itchy Ankle, thanks to the excellent services of Dillon’s bus company (Connecticut and K, NW, to Wayson’s Corner) and Kathy from Barter on the Bay, who works at the Throbbing Temples. Kathy … Continue reading

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Key calamity in the week before Christmas

The Crone is without her car key. It must have slipped its bonds while she wasn’t looking on Monday night and hasn’t been seen since. Steps have been retraced, hostelries have been phoned and closely questioned, cushions and pillows have … Continue reading

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