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The Rainy Season

I can hear it already: thousands of Seattleites groaning about rain on Labor Day weekend. Cars are being packed under duress, commutes out of the city are taking a ridiculously long time for a city where it rains for eight … Continue reading

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And We Shall Warm Our Hands on a Fire Fueled By Rich Men’s Kindles

One of the reasons I moved to Seattle was because of the bus. It sounds weird and a lot of people, at least the ones who come from St. Louis and pull “dude, gross” faces when I mention the bus, … Continue reading

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Beet This

Earlier this week, I texted Courtney: “First CSA e-mail of the yeeeeaaaarrrr!” She replied: “I almost forwarded it to you so I could say ‘YEAH!!!!’” This is about as well as either of us could convey our sentiments, although if … Continue reading

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Mystery Fireworks Jesus

By posting this, I hope that, thanks to the magic of the Internet, the person responsible for last night’s fireworks display at the Ballard Community Center ball field will be to see the following message: THANK YOU, MYSTERY FIREWORKS JESUS! … Continue reading

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The Eagle of Self-Evidence

This is a story about America: Last week, I got home from work not really knowing if I wanted to cook dinner. Also it had been kind of a shitty day and I’ve gone to sleep angry the night before … Continue reading

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Where the Livin’ Is Easy Enough

I got my first sunburn of the year this weekend. Probably my first one since last year’s, and last year’s was the first one since the year before that. What I’m saying is that I hardly ever get sunburned, but … Continue reading

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The Last Time I Get to Write About Moving

I can hear you all clapping, by the way. As I mentioned the other day, we’re all moved into our new place. The furniture has been assembled, all of the boxes have been unpacked, and the only thing left to … Continue reading

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The Bro-ening of Fremont

Every time I worry about the comparative sleepiness of our new neighborhood in Ballard, I force myself to remember a few things: 1. While our place is located in a sleepy-ish area, we’re not that far away from the main … Continue reading

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The Attack of Garbage Mouth, Part 2

I realized that it’s been a few days since I last posted anything here, but I hadn’t noticed before because I CAN EAT SOLID FOOD AGAIN and that’s all I really care about. It’s not a big deal to some … Continue reading

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To Love an Appliance

Now that our lease is signed and there’s a date on the move, I’ve begun gearing up for exactly how all of this works. I’ve already hired movers for the actual date, but everything that comes before that – from … Continue reading

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