Updates

Do your best; when you can, if you can

Whoa.  Yesterday I wrote some words about how life is going, really going. The update itself was vague, but the emotional word vomit was not. After I published the post I spent about 10 minutes panicking in disbelief that I actually posted it, and heavily considered deleting the whole thing. Against my better judgement I…

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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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Fremont’s Saturn

In a neighborhood as art-heavy as Fremont, it was only a matter of time before the Fremont Rocket was accompanied by other galactic themed installations*.  Enter: Saturn.  In the summer of 2012, ‘Saturn’ was just a 5-story business building––the Saturn building––right across the street from the Fremont Rocket, but where’s the Fremont fun in that?…

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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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