Neighborhood watch

Life in my little town

I have mentioned my life here in the District only glancingly, so you may have gotten the impression that it’s all witch-hat rooves, Federal pediments, absurdly overrated “native” attractions such as the half-smoke (a sausage, served drowned in chili to mask its flavorlessness) and like that. But there’s more to it.

For one thing, our specific stretch o…

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