Posted in Seattle on 15 December 2010
Stats: 3,525 views and 3 Comments
When I was growing up, jaywalking was easy. You wanted to cross the street, there were no cars, you went. Here in Seattle, the same act is fraught with all manner of psychodrama.
Posted in Seattle on 9 December 2010
Stats: 1,297 views and No Comments
I lay my hat in Lower Queen Anne, where cohabiting young couples, daffy cat ladies and people who have made poor life choices meet. It’s also Seattle’s Christmas Central.
Posted in Seattle on 11 November 2010
Stats: 3,375 views and 1 Comment
I’m looking at you, bright eyes. You, with your white-hot complexion of hydrogen and helium, your magnetic field, that special way you move (differential rotation!) — all these things add up.
Posted in Seattle on 9 November 2010
Stats: 1,162 views and No Comments
Last week, Washington State voted to preserve its historic prohibition-era blue laws and took steps to insure that Tim Eyman will be in our lives for at least 30 more years. But it’s not enough.
Posted in Things We Like on 2 October 2010
Stats: 1,265 views and No Comments
Have you talked to your kids in the past ten minutes? If not, there’s an excellent chance that they’re hanging out with hippies, starting a band, or running off to join the carnival.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 1 October 2010
Stats: 1,924 views and No Comments
You would think that Archie McPhee would be happy to have some kind of cryptozoological creature co-existing in our space, but there have been problems.
Posted in Seattle on 28 September 2010
Stats: 2,316 views and 1 Comment
For a number of years, my favorite shoes were a pair of slip-on Vans. These were not just your average Spicoli-styled Vans, but leopard-print cowhide Vans. They, um, attracted attention.
Posted in Seattle on 23 September 2010
Stats: 2,777 views and 3 Comments
Seattle Public Library is always in need of operating and procurement funds, but rarely more than now. Use of the libraries is way up, and capital is way, way down.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 17 September 2010
Stats: 2,605 views and 1 Comment
Here at Archie McPhee we’re used to strange things happening, but these events defy explanation. Something is out there.
Posted in Seattle on 2 September 2010
Stats: 1,364 views and No Comments
Strictly speaking, the first day of autumn falls on September 23 this year. For Seattle, though, autumn is pretty much a default state — and when you add actual, genuine autumn to it, miraculous things happen.