Reason 208

#208: : Kramerbooks This was included in reason 361, which was part of the first 11 reasons, but I really feel it deserves its own post. Kramerbooks is a fantastic bookstore and also, because I am very lucky, my neighborhood bookstore. I love the way they pile books on tables like t-shirts at the Gap. I…

Reason 211

#211: There’s always the opportunity to learn something. This was certainly true this weekend, when the APSA Annual Meeting was once again held here in DC. For those of you paying attention, this weekend was Labor Day weekend, normally associated with pool closings, cookouts and blow-out sales. For those of us that signed up for political science,…

Reason 228

#228: DC is America’s most literate city. I only found out about this today (minutes ago) but it’s a great thing. Take that New York and San Francisco. According to the Post story that I read, the list is compiled by Central Connecticut State University (I’d never heard of it either, but I graduated from…

Reason 246

#246: The George Washington University Because it is my university and I always, always cheer for the home team. It’s not a beautiful campus (I am not a big fan of urban universities that integrate their campus into the city), but it is a great school. Today I registered for classes for the last time…