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Its been a lazy weekend catching up on sleep and being generally unproductive. On the couch enjoying a mid-day nap today, I was startled awake… though not fully. I sat there looking at the door and thinking I had to get ready quick for some reason, because someone familiar was about to stop by.
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Rowena Crest, Old US-30, Oregon
Growing up the child of a lifetime Federal employee, you develop a remarkably socialist set of expectations from work. Your job will always be there. It will provide constant, incremental promotions, comprehensive benefits, and provide for a very comfortable, stable middle class existence.
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Back in Maryland, she was a little awkward and unsure of herself. Speaking in broken grunts and spending most of her time head-butting corners of things, a debutante young Shirley was not. One year in Seattle has seen her grow into a Young Lady…

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late evening seattle skyline from Kerry Park

swanky digs! I’ve been thinking about doing this redesign for about 3 or 4 years now. The way the old site worked was super low-tech (which is fine by me), but a bit labor intensive. Now its all database driven, for better or worse.

Influenced by Boston Globe’s fantastic “The Big Picture“, I’ve decided this space will be primarily for beautiful images and any accompanying words to go with them, or big ideas that pop up now and then. Most of my random blather is soaked up by Facebook, and the complete photo archives are hosted on Flickr… but on neither of those can you really make a well-crafted statement, visually or otherwise. (I don’t even get Twitter – and hearing Larry King or Hoda Kotb talk about it finished off any modicum of interest I may have had.)

So anyway, thanks for sticking around. There may be a few hiccups in the next few weeks, but hopefully in the end I can better share some cool stuff with you. I’ll start by catching up on the last few weeks of cool stuff.