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Achenblog: December 18, 2005 - December 24, 2005

Quantum Foam: Rovestorm and Other Natural Disasters (The Best of the Boodle 2005)

   Title by bc, as suggested. [Sorry about the squished headline: Where's Hal when we need him???]    We're closing shop for a while, and I hope everyone enjoys a break from blogging, boodling, blorphing, boddling, and so on. Through...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 23, 2005; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (263)
 
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Solsticial Holiday Greeting

   Got this today from my friend Richard in New Jersey [original authorship unknown]:     From me "the wishor" to you "the wishee," please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally responsible, socially conscious,...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 23, 2005; 9:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (97)
 
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Impeachment Talk at Georgetown Salon

    Last night we made a pilgrimage to a friend's new house in Georgetown, an elegant manse where I immediately regretted not wearing a blazer and perhaps a jaunty cap. We talked about gay cowboys and closeted movie stars...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 22, 2005; 8:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (202)
 
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Mo's Achenfaq

   This has been posted before in the boodle but let's make it a kit. Ace boodler and porching-hour photog Mo has a blog named Den of Darkness where, among other things, she has made sense of the gibberish on...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 22, 2005; 7:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
 
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Bush Almost Admits a Mistake

   [Detained by the baseball story -- see below -- I'm the last person on the planet to comment on Bush's prime-time Oval Office address to the nation. There are glossy magazines that have faster reaction times than this blog....

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 20, 2005; 8:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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A Lot of Inside Baseball

    [My story in today's Style section.]    It's the bottom of the ninth for D.C. baseball! Metaphors are flying out of the park!    "Let's welcome the mayor, our slugger!" said Charlie Brotman, the legendary stadium announcer turned...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 20, 2005; 7:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
 
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The Annual Christmas Speech

   [Today's Rough Draft column]     Every year I begin the holiday season with a speech about What Really Matters. The children listen patiently. This year, I tell them, there won't be many presents. Each child should expect just...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 18, 2005; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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