Google Rat-view

Photo courtesy of Me

The Rat!,

I could have sworn we covered this here but I can’t find it in the archives. Perhaps I saw it on DCist or another local blog. Anyway, I was just looking for something in Georgetown in Google Earth and saw the big rat. Poor carpenter’s union – I can’t quite read the name of the business they’re protesting in front of from the street view.

The last time we discussed street view someone pointed out that the pictures aren’t all taken on the same day. I wonder how many other places the rat shows up in street view?

Well I used to say something in my profile about not quite being a “tinker, tailor, soldier, or spy” but Tom stole that for our about us page, so I guess I’ll have to find another way to express that I am a man of many interests.

Hmm, guess I just did.

My tastes run the gamut from sophomoric to Shakespeare and in my “professional” life I’ve sold things, served beer, written software, and carried heavy objects… sometimes at the same place. It’s that range of loves and activities that makes it so easy for me to love DC – we’ve got it all.


3 thoughts on “Google Rat-view

  1. I believe they are protesting Sigal Construcion who is doing the renovation work on the Four Seasons in Georgetown, but I could be wrong.

  2. They’re protesting the construction company from the Four Seasons. They’ve been out there every morning for the past few months

  3. They were drumming outside my building where I work on 16th and L NW for about two weeks straight. The worst is that you just hear drums and you never hear (or want to hear for that matter) what they are protesting about. I thought the rat showing up was a protest for the conditions that office cleaners had to endure. I guess I was wrong and it was about carpenters. Why, then would they be outside my building when carpenters aren’t needed?