Monthly Archives: February 2006

winter (reprise)

True to the MO of winter thaw, winter has returned to the Northwest. Moreover, the winter of this week has been reminiscent of the Chicago winters I left behind when I moved here. Temperatures have delved past the 30s and … Continue reading

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kitty stew

Found this yesterday on the sidewalk outside the University District Safeway (4700 block of Brooklyn Ave NE). I would humbly suggest to the shopper that the following items be left out of the stew: milk, “yougurt”, soda, juice, and especially … Continue reading

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more on LaRouchies

Funny, just this weekend I took this picture on Broadway in Cap. Hill LaRouchies, were singing and holding this mysterious map on the street corner. A few blocks down, a girl handed me a small bill that had a message … Continue reading

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larouchies gone tame

The LaRouche cult were out on the street today. The kids had their DIY-postered table set up on the busy NE corner of 45th and the Ave, right under my bank. As it turns out, I had to do some … Continue reading

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in the air this afternoon…

Last Wednesday, I walked out of my haus in the morningnoon. The first thing that struck me as I stepped out onto the porch, other than the maddeningly bright and disturbingly cloudless state of the sky, was the smell. It … Continue reading

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how to lie with maps

An old meme, the visited state map. Mine would suggest that I am extremely well-traveled as far as the continental United States goes: But a closer look reveals otherwise: Note especially Montana, North Carolina, and Georgia. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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