Ate breakfast at Glo’s Coffee Shop again. That place has become a favorite. The fruit bowl is a generous serving
On 26 May 2017, up and coming Pacific Northwest bands Roselit Bone and The Black Tones played the evening slots at the Northwest Folklife Festival’s American Standard Time stage.
On 17 May 2017, veteran journalist, academic, and expert on Russia Jill Dougherty spoke at Town Hall Seattle about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategy and objectives with respect to the United States.
On 27 May 2017, Politico ran an article focusing on Jared Kushner’s alleged attempts to establish back-channel communications with Russia. The opening sentence of the article states that the attempts “would have been viewed as not only highly improper but also possibly even illegal, according to former national security officials.” In general, the article presents a quick, reasonable overview of how and when the U.S. Government has used back channels for discreet communications with other governments or individuals. The problem with the article is that it mentions several times that the attempts could be illegal without explaining the criteria for determining that illegality or discussing who would have the authority to make that determination.
On 25 May 2017, four very talented musicians – Heather Edgley, Sandi Fernandez, Anna St. Lee, and Elena Loper –
Palmyra, Syria*, summer 2001. The photo is not very good. I’m posting it for two reasons. It’s from my first
On Monday 22 May 2017, historian Ilan Pappé spoke at Town Hall Seattle in a forum titled “Prospects for Peace in
On 20 May 2017, about 20 musicians and bands took to the stages at Obsidian for a day of music
David Lynch is a great writer and director. I loved Wild at Heart, the 1990 film about Sailor Ripley (Nicolas Cage)
I want to live alone in the desert I want to be like Georgia O’Keefe I want to live on