Tag Archives: Dupont Circle

DC Demographics

I live where GAY meets Non-profits and acronyms. Can’t say I aspire to any other neighborhoods. Perhaps I’ll have a go at making a similar map of Itchy Ankle, or even Belfast. Wouldn’t it be fun to have an atlas … Continue reading

Posted in Crone in America, Culture with the Crone, great ideas for books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Salad with Star Power

There must be a thunderstorm somewhere, for the on-demand episode of Glee kept freezing on the wide screen tv behind the bar and I am here to tell you that Kurt and Rachel, like the Duchess of York, are not people … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking with the Crone, Crone in the Nation's capital, Culture with the Crone, Customer service, food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Pretending to be a food critic

If you’ve had dinner in a branch of Five Guys in Beirut, then you’ve had an experience to mirror mine tonight.  I ate in Kababji, the first restaurant the Lebanese chain has opened in the US. It’s just south of Dupont … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking with the Crone, Crone in the Nation's capital, Culture with the Crone, food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Little House on the Prairie

It sounds insane to say it, but it’s absolutely true. The Crone feels like Ma from Little House on the Prairie. She is allegedly a busy executive with a fashionable pied a terre close to the center of the nation’s capital but … Continue reading

Posted in Crone in the Nation's capital, Life's vexations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

17th Street in the Snow

All these images were captured just steps from the Crone’s front door near Dupont Circle in Washington DC. The Crone’s street has been plowed, and so is covered with only a few inches of impacted snow. The side streets are … Continue reading

Posted in Crone in the Nation's capital | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mrs Doubtfire at Dupont Circle

The Crone, immediately post her makeover, decided to destroy her new found good looks by repairing to a local bar for something to eat.  Think dewlaps, not dewiness with a Belfast tan (red nose and broken veins) replacing the golden orient glow so expensively acquired just … Continue reading

Posted in Culture with the Crone, food | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Who’s the fairest of them all?

The Crone is trying to prepare herself mentally and emotionally but mostly physically to be mistress of ceremonies at a big conference in Washington DC this weekend. Catching sight of herself in a shop window as she hobbled home this … Continue reading

Posted in Crone as fashion icon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments