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Richard's Poor Almanac

By Richard Thompson
Aug 29, 2014
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what's boring in d.c.?
along with its monuments, museums & historic sites, washington also has many boring places of interest to calm the weary tourist-

dry cleaners
a window ledge with a rubber plant in a green-foil-covered pot, ancient magazines & a few dead flies in a vermont ave dry cleaner.

a space marked "permit prking only" occupied by a rusty cart from a long-defunt grocery store in a gravelly lot of p st.

a half-obliterated historical mark-er on 6th st. identifiying the site as the former center  of d.c.'s once-thriving hat-blockig district.

a small neutral zone of beige wall in metro car #314 that can be com-ortably stared at as it's not somebody's armpit, fanny pack or face.
Sep 4, 2014
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