We all benefit from the Americans With Disabilities Act

Six weeks ago, I traded in my hiking boots for a walking cast when I fractured my right ankle. A glorious hiking season came to an abrupt end with one quick fall on a hiking trail. Thankfully, the fracture wasn't severe. I'm now in the process of transitioning out of the walking cast and set... Continue Reading →

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Taking a spin with Spin

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 →

Bike up!

In urban, traffic-gridlocked Seattle many folks (me included) often opt to move around the city by bike. The Fremont Bridge, a drawbridge spanning the Lake Washington Ship Canal, is a bicycle thoroughfare. It links Fremont and other North Seattle neighborhoods to Queen Anne, South Lake Union and downtown. It connects the Burke-Gilman Trail, which parallels... Continue Reading →

Clang! Clang! Clang! I'm fortunate to live in a community that supports public transit. Thanks to biking, walking and transit, I don't have to drive a car very often. And that's a good thing since Seattle is plagued by traffic congestion. As a bike rider on Seattle's streets, I'm less enamored with the streetcar system... Continue Reading →

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