Fear and Loathing

You know what gets me? When that guy, you know the one, that supposedly runs the country, gets up in front of a crowd or a camera or something and tells the world that we’re not afraid of the terrorists that hate freedom. Okay, I’m totally paraphrasing, but you know what I mean. This gets …
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On the Loss of a Big Tree

Thank you for your letter about the Bigleaf maple recently removed from Volunteer Park. We loved this tree and regret having to remove it. Our Senior Urban Forester and his staff had been watching the tree for several years because it had standard Maple trunk rot, most likely Ganoderma or fomes. In all cases we …
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The Sunday Random

And the living is easy… In spite of our passive aggressive weather, it looks like summer is finally here. A few signs: The hotties of beach volleyball are at Alki, wearing board shorts and upturned visors, surf betties squeezed together on a blanket nearby. We ate fresh raspberries and lemon sorbet for dessert. J. is …
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The Jackson Street Crawl VIII

I ate at Malay Satay for the first time maybe, oh, five years ago. My pal B. and I were on this adventure eating kick and maybe once a month we’d go eat in an ethnic dive restaurant. Malay Satay totally blew us away. Then, when I worked at the start-up, one of the devs …
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