Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for April 21, 2015
guide to local bogeymen washington, d.c. isn't jsut home to stuffed shirts, empty suits & talking heads. no, we also have these the germantown diabolic realtor. eerie signs, some with balloons, beck-on the unwary. house for sale house for house for sale arbutus bingo harpy. cover your ears lest you hear her greedy shrieks. capitol hill hobgoblin of little minds. no one escapes its influence! k street vampires. a whole damn firm of them! the arlington headless soccer mom. avoid lee highway after dark! the suitland phantom strip mall. appears only to the doomed. the gnawing troll of wilson bridge. the fredericksburg spectral confederate holdout who won't stay dead. call it the war of north-ern aggression or he gets all riled up! the pomonkey tire-eating fiend. may be apocryphal. ocean city invisible hellhound on a leash, it prowls the boardwalk, baying for souls.
Sisyphos almost 8 years ago
As I have said, previously, I did four years time in The Joint college there. So, one of my college classmates became a distinguished “K Street vampire.” At least one also may have been a Germantown Diabolic Realtor (not quite sure where she focused). I would to this day be very leery of the local fauna in greater D.C., including the strange denizens of the Puzzle Palace on the Potomac.At all levels, like the sirens of Greek mythology, they still call out, now usually via e-mail….
puddlesplatt almost 8 years ago
and then the last act of ‘Streetcar named Desire’