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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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We’re (NOT) all in this together

Last week’s essay generated some compelling conversations. Most of them were fulfilling and constructive (a few of them were not). Whether these talks were hours long, or a quick back on forth in Instagram DM’s, I couldn’t help but notice how identical they were.  Almost everyone wanted to talk about…. Despair & discouragement. What it’s…

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On being (anti)racist

INTRO: Life feels physically heavy right now. The weight of a viral and racial pandemic are enough on their own, but together? Oomph. I’d like to think we’ve reached our max capacity, but I’m guessing things will get heavier before they get lighter.  Occasionally I catch myself day dreaming about running away to a cabin…

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Why I’m celebrating Easter in June

DISCLAIMER: I wrote this awhile ago in regards to the pandemic. When I finally got around to posting it on Saturday, cities across the country were on fire. Since truth is truth is truth, I tweaked a few lines because I didn’t want to ignore the latest current events. I’m giving myself an A for…

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