In this year of the coronavirus, of sheltering in place and social distancing, our neighborhood welcomed a new family to the block. The Coopers arrived quietly from parts unknown.
It was a dark, rainy morning commute riding the bus into downtown. A pretty typical winter commute in Seattle--except for one thing. It was my last ride on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Last night Washington State Department of Transportation closed the venerable structure forever and soon it will be torn down. How I navigate this... Continue Reading →
What if a neighborhood got together and threw a gigantic garage sale? Would folks come out for it? The answer is YES. My West Seattle neighborhood does this annually each May and this was the 14th year for the event. It's organized by the good people at the West Seattle Blog and this year there... Continue Reading →
I love living in Seattle but I despise driving in traffic. And Seattle has traffic. Lots of traffic. Luckily, I seldom join the ranks of daily commuters who drive to work. My current work arrangement brings me into an office two or three days each week. I drive to one site but it's a reverse... Continue Reading →
After running a few errands on foot yesterday afternoon, I wandered my way through the neighborhood on my return trip home. I was making my way past a popular playground park when I spotted this: Spin is one of two private bike share companies (the other is LimeBike) that launched services in Seattle this month.... Continue Reading →