Tag: seattle

Seattle’s New Jesus

With its survival and ruin tied to Amazon, Seattle is worshipping a new Jesus: I spotted from outside a local Starbuck’s store and returned later to ask for the artist’s name — Sam Case, a local artist and barista.

/ April 26, 2016

New Seattle: Cyclists Cussing at the Elderly

With Seattle’s rapid growth, formerly sleepy Greenwood Ave has turned into a busy highway. The city has slowed the responsiveness of pedestrian walk buttons to maintain traffic speeds. This morning, I noticed an elderly woman crossing the street immediately after pressing the Walk...

/ April 24, 2016

Amazon Will House 200 Seattle Homeless for a Year

Amazon announced this week that it will commit one of its buildings to housing 200 Seattle homeless for the next year allowing a nonprofit organization to oversee the facilities. The former Travelodge motel faces demolition as part of the company’s tremendous...

/ April 16, 2016

Seattle News is Gruesome Lately

The news in Seattle is Gruesome lately. Today’s front page at the Seattle Times included the following headlines we really never want to see ever (and definitely not on the same day): Body parts found in a recycling bin were those...

/ April 12, 2016

Seattle Homes Selling Quickly in Hot Real Estate Market

Update: Both homes sold within a week. One that I know of sold for $105,000 over its listing price. The Seattle home market is raging out of control. I went away for three days this past weekend and returned to find...

/ April 11, 2016

Sad Seahawks Fan – Picasso

This is actually Grande Baigneuse au livre (Large Bather with a Book) by Picasso.

/ January 19, 2016

An Open Letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon's success has inspired innovation across the technology sector, but it's been relatively silent in response to its harmful impacts on Seattle and women.

/ November 10, 2015