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It’s August, and I’ll be returning to my natal land for a week to soak in some salty air and drink real coffee. May post occasionally, or not. Don’t get up to anything too crazy while I’m gone.

If for any reason you need to reach me, the blackberry’s still on: ldepillis@washingtoncitypaper.com.

You know you wish you were from here. (Lydia DePillis)