What a Pandemic Does to the DC Real Estate Market

April 20, 2020

A lot of people have been asking me how business is with the virus-that-shall-not-be-named looming over the world. There’s an interesting answer to this question, and one I wouldn’t have expected. First, some history. I started working for a Land Developer in Maryland in 2001. He was a crazy man but it was an awesome […]

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The Vaginas Keep Coming

April 12, 2020

Some of you may not need the services of a fantastic waxer. Consider yourself lucky. I, my friends, am descended from a long line of Greek ancestry and we’re used to spending a lot of time on hair removal. As we all know, most service businesses are taking a huge hit from forced closures due […]

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Move Over Chubs, Kindergarten Schoolwork is So Much Fun!

April 04, 2020

Friday, we were working through Chubs’s list of Kindergarten assignments. There was a reading exercise. First she had to listen to a book. Then she had to read her own book called “Let’s Be Friends,” and fill out a chart about what she knew, learned and wanted to know. When she wrote on her chart […]

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Home Schooling: Week One (& 1/2) Recap

April 02, 2020

“I’ll take “Overkill” for $400 please Alex.” Answer: 89 “Um…what is, the number of emails I received about ‘distance learning’ from Monday to Friday.” CORRECT! Peoples, I’m going to be the first one to admit, this didn’t go the way I expected at all. First, the good stuff. I sort of love having the kids […]

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The Inmates Have Taken Over the Asylum

March 19, 2020

Day 1 – Trial Run My optimism of yesterday is gone. Inmates: 2 Warden: Zero It started out well, got some schoolwork accomplished with the girls. This is supposed to be spring break week, however, I wanted to get the girls started on 2 hours of work a day to get into practice of learning […]

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Am I Smarter Than a 2nd Grader?

March 18, 2020

I don’t even know where to start. How about, I can’t believe this is happening. That’s a good place to start. As the world heads toward a universal quarantine, so many things have been swimming in my brain. Though, not one of those things told me to run out and stock up on toilet paper. […]

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DCPS (DC Public School) Lottery ~ EXPLAINED!

February 04, 2020

So. You moved here from Maryland or Virginia because you heard there’s “Free Pre-K” here.” Or you moved from somewhere else in the world and you heard there’s this thing called a “school lottery” and you have absolutely no idea what that means. I know. I didn’t understand it either. Here are the main things […]

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