- RT @senatus: The Senate has adjourned for the final time, thus ending the 111th Congress. #
- Rough start to the day: Awoke to find our betta fish died overnight. Mourning for Mr B has overtaken advent excitement. #
- Just finished whittling down a wire for the paper on that very tweep. Tis the season. RT @danathepio: A #ff to @noradsanta. Ho ho ho. #
- Me: Hey, Bob Feller just died. Two colleagues in newsroom: Who's Bob Feller? #baseballisdeadtoo #
- Surprised, given that it was a strong virtual brand name RT @lheron: Yahoo! is closing or merging Del.icio.us http://yfrog.com/h3z89p #
- GPS? Internet in your hand? Pshaw — THIS may be the most amazing tech magic I've ever seen http://ow.ly/3qCAT #
- Who says the art of headline-writing is dead? http://ow.ly/3r3Fj #lovethatap #
- #signsyoureatexan — You blow up your history. 160-yr-old Imp Sugar plant http://ow.ly/3sdlA & 80-yr-old TCU grandstand http://ow.ly/3sdoX #
- Thanks, fellas! RT @ethanklapper: #cosign RT @shearm: @mrbutterworth has the best Twitter icon. it looks just like him. #
- Neil Armstrong discusses the first moon walk w/ NPR http://n.pr/hj2Hab // I am thrilled he is becoming less reclusive. Burt Rutan, you next. #
- Read of the day, from @civilbeat: The chilling message for small publishers from WikiLeaks crackdown http://bit.ly/i9Np4Y (h/t @romenesko) #
- SNOW!! #rkv #
- #filibill is over. #filibernie continues. #
- Curtain falls on #filibernie #
- After #filibernie Sanders is now presiding over the Senate #
- Bernie Madoff (http://ow.ly/3nwkG) and the woman accused of conspiring with him (http://ow.ly/3nwl1) — something similar here, no? #
- Post office is so confusing — I can use self-service kiosk to buy postage for a pkg but then must line up for a clerk only to hand it over? #
- From @adamkilgorewp: The Phils' rotation "is now Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels and Who Cares." http://ow.ly/3pak5 #
- A day to wear black in Style: Columnists Robin Givhan and Blake Gopnik are both leaving the Post. #
- Advancing the story RT @jwpetersnyt: Robin Givhan leaving Washington Post to work for Tina Brown. #
- Amen, sister RT @amzam: weather tweets are the new please-don't-bother-me-with-your-breakfast Tweets. #
Reflecting on today’s news, I started coming up with a list of staffers who worked in Style in 2001, when I joined the department. It’s not a complete list of the folks in the Akridge building, but it’s not far off.
The ones in bold still work there, the ones in italics are in other Post departments. The rest … well, you know:
Features writers: Frank Ahrens, William Booth, Peter Carlson, Libby Copeland, Lynne Duke, Paul Farhi, Jennifer Frey, Ann Gerhart, Joel Garreau, Linda Hales, Philip Kennicott, Phil McCombs, David Montgomery, Don Oldenburg, Michael Powell, Megan Rosenfeld, Roxanne Roberts, Laura Sessions Stepp, Leef Smith, Hank Stuever, Jacqueline Trescott, Sharon Waxman, Linton Weeks, Teresa Wiltz.
Critics: Benjamin Forgey, Robin Givhan, Blake Gopnik, Stephen Hunter, Sarah Kaufman, Rita Kempley, Tim Page, Paul Richard, David Segal, Tom Shales.
Columnists: Joel Achenbach, Lisa de Moraes, Lloyd Grove.
KidsPost: John Kelly, Liz Kastor.
Editors: Gene Robinson, Deb Heard, Henry Allen, Peggy Hackman, Rose Jacobius, Peter Kaufman, Lynn Medford, John Pancake, Steve Reiss.