Center of the Universe Guidepost

I will never forget the traffic anxiety I endured when we first moved to Seattle. Driving around, hyper-alert with my hands at 10 and 2 out of sheer necessity, perched forward with sweaty palms; distressed or disoriented, but usually both. The first time I pulled up to one of Seattle’s many confusing five-way intersections I…

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The Fremont Rocket

Intro: or why I’m posting all this Fremont related content in the first place Traveling isn’t an option for Clay and I right now––for safety concerns and general busyness––so I’ve been devoting those traveling energies and curiosities towards my own backyard. Combing through Seattle and getting to know it a little bit better. Although in…

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Fremont, the Center of the Universe

A brief history of Fremont and how it became the Center of the Universe: We’ll start close-ish to the beginning in 1888 when two Nebraskans, Edward and Carrie Blewett, purchased the land of Fremont from Arthur Denny (one of Seattle’s most influential pioneers) and John Hoyt (Washington Territory Superior Court Justice). I’m guessing Ed &…

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Fremont, Seattle

Fremont eats eccentricities for breakfast. In spite of the tech presence that Google, Adobe, and Microsoft bring with their plush campuses by the canal, Fremont lives up to its motto: De Libertas Quirkas, or freedom to be peculiar. Which is precisely the kind of vibe you’d expect from a neighborhood dominated by artists in the…

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