Daily Archives: Jan 30, 2013

Photograph of President Truman and French President Charles de Gaulle, during welcoming ceremonies on the White House lawn, with officers saluting in the background. (August 22nd, 1945)

Americans love France, but we hate the French. Okay, maybe hate is a strong word, but we do have a very bizarre relationship with France. It's kind of unfair, given that they pretty much legitimized t...

Bell Atlantic sign

The Internet connection in the Ghosts of DC house is sucky. We have Verizon DSL and we are patiently awaiting the arrival of FIOS (what is taking so damn long?). While I was waiting for the lat...

1791 L'Enfant Plan of the new city

This will be a nice twist on our "Three Things..." theme. GoDC buddy Wayne emailed last week and asked the question that everyone asks. Where is J Street? Because it's not where it's supposed to be, b...