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Posts Tagged ‘halloween’

National Journal’s Fournier Finds Halloween Love

On Halloween, fast food chain White Castle tweeted out the question, “What are you dressed as?” First of all, maybe we should make a new rule, if you’re old enough to have a Twitter account, you’re too old to dress up for Halloween.

In any event, one person who responded was National Journal’s Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier. He replied, “True story: Met my wife while dressed as @whitecastle hamburger in ’83. She was (and is) an angel.”

Awwww. While it’s a sweet story, I’d have a really hard time equating the love of my life with tiny, steamed hamburgers. We spoke with Fournier about that fateful night… Read more

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Blow Your Diet on Pie

Who doesn’t love pie? Food and Friends, a D.C.-based ” nonprofit organization that provides home-delivered, specialized meals and life-sustaining nutrition to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses” is hosting Pie Day on October 31 (i.e. Halloween) from 11:30am-1:30pm in Farragut Square. They will give away FREE PIE to passers by and host fun and games all in the name of charity.

It’s not like we won’t all be sitting on our floors surrounded by a mountain of spent Halloween candy wrappers and shame later on in the evening. If you’re going to blow a diet, might as well blow it spectacularly. That’s what my Uncle always told me. (He died at 31 from a toxic mix of gout, high blood pressure and diabetic cardiac arrest, coincidentally.)

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