Pride Weekend has always and will always mean something different for me than it does for most people who participate every year. As a straight white guy I have zero claim to any part of the yearly festivities and I’m one hundred percent alright with that. The mark Pride left on me isn’t a celebration of who I am, but what a city can be. I first visited Seattle (sans family) the summer after graduating college on Pride weekend. I was visiting from Idaho, and my two friends generously let me stay on their floor (not for the last time). … Continue ReadingJune 30, 2016
Last Weekend I was present as my girlfriend helped our friend Becca put up a wheatpaste mural at The Woods on the top floor of Grimms in Capitol Hill. Although technically there to help, I spent most of my time baton twirling rollers, stepping in / tracking glue around the bar, and taking pictures of them work.
I’ve attached a few of those pictures below, but with angles being what they are and the huge size of the mural (two full walls), I wasn’t able to capture it all in a single picture. I recommend going to give it a … Continue ReadingJune 27, 2016