Dispatched to Selma with a summons and complaint, I was instructed to con my way into Clark’s office and serve him with the papers.
It's not the fear of full-fledged war, of bombs or towers falling. It's watching the real-time collapse of my country's fundamental institution, government, and the structures that are supposed to support it.
Puget Sound Salish hangs on by a thread, thanks to efforts to preserve it. Unfortunately, when a language dies the ways its speakers experienced the world vanish with it.
God bless John McPhee for explaining both the How and the Why of what I've been doing...
We are seeing, not only in Seattle but elsewhere, a shift in power from the traditional government/business alliances that dominated in the past, to an evolving array of nonprofits and movement-generated groups that are elbowing their way into the public discourse. This was already afoot in the 2010-2019 decade.
Good riddance to 2019 and the fall of the MAX. With hopes for 2020, and electing leaders with a clue.
Ah, the season of cheer and misadventure is upon us...
If Trump is not to blame for all the bullshit in America, what is? Higher education.
His guiding wisdom was that you need to level with the people, inform the people, and then trust them.
For millions of short or average height—like me—this is such a refreshing change from the super-bulked athletes of professional football or the towering giants of basketball.