Category: Seattle

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Choose Seattle. Choose your employer. Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook. Choose your neighborhood. Belltown, Cap Hill, Ballard, Fremont. Choose your 600 square foot loft for $3000 a month. Choose your favorite $15 cocktail. Choose...

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Carrot and stick

I was having a think about the problems that we have here in Seattle. The problem is that we have an overabundance of compassion. Yes. That can be a bad thing. When there is a problem, the solution is always compassion....

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Paul Allen

A week or two ago Paul Allen passed away. Today Seattle is paying him tribute in lights. Most of the lights are blue, including those of the Ferris wheel. And his initials are emblazoned on the building...

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Jebus — More shit next to me

Ok, yesterday, around seven blocks from my house, there was a murder. Posted in the SPD blotter is the headline Detectives Investigating After Man Shot and Killed in the Licton Springs Neighborhood. As I was typing this I had...

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More Seattle bullshittery

I got a call from my neighbor yesterday from across the street that there were some folks that were in my next door neighbor’s fenced in yard twice this week (and this was just on Wednesday). When I got home I happened to...

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Amelia

Walking out of my building today at lunch the sun poked out of the clouds for a moment, and was completely in line with the entrance door. I stopped on the stairs for a moment to take a photo. Working at Amazon can be...

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More Seattle Crap

So… En was walking back from the bus stop after work (this was a few hours ago)… a gaggle of police with guns and rifles drawn told her to get inside (in this case it was to the carpet shop at the end of our street). The hooker...

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