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All Souls

This year the Commemoration of All the Faithful departed, also known as All Souls’ Day or Día de los Muertos, was on a Sunday. (For those curious souls, this coincidence last happened in 2008 but will not occur again until 2025). 1,225 more words



I met you the 4th of July

Heard the Puget Sound

Saw some Vashon-fashion clouds

Explored the Hoh -so old- rainforest

Counted Olympic stars

Felt the Pacific mist… 44 more words



During my stay in Seattle this past week, a dear friend and I visited Vashon, an island located about 30 minutes offshore from the city, in the waters of Puget Sound. 475 more words


Vashon All Over Again

Saturday, July 5

A week later, we returned to Vashon.

We caught an earlier ferry (accidentally), so stopped at two self-service farm stands. Hogsback Farm… 341 more words

Long live everything in Washington state (including everybody)

SOMEWHERE ON A TRAIN BETWEEN SEATTLE, WA AND PORTLAND, OR — Sometimes when I’ve just arrived somewhere new and far from home, I’ll mentally zoom out of a map in my mind to see the tiny blue dot where I’m standing. 573 more words

Teaching in the Land of Five-Paragraph Murders

To find North Side Community School, find the yellow push pins.

Go to the 2014 St. Louis homicide map, and you’ll see a tight cluster of yellow push pins just east of Kingshighway, between Dr. 933 more words