Dark Secrets of SeaWorld

On our second day in San Diego, Lucas and I went to SeaWorld. Since I was dragging Luke into the California dessert the following day for a couple nights of camping (the last time he slept in a tent was 1997), I agreed to follow him on his adventure into an aquatic theme park with […]

an afternoon in cabela’s

One of the first excursions I made out of Olympia after Snowpocalypse 2012 was to go to Cabela’s with Sarah Cass. I remember reading my father’s Cabela’s catalog when it arrived monthly in the mail when I was a kid. I was in turn fascinated and disgusted by hunting equipment. When Cabela’s opened a brick […]

Spring Sprung

Last Friday, I went and rallied with my union at the steps of the Capitol building to encourage the legislature to make ethical cuts to the Washington State Budget. If you want to read more about it, may I suggest this depressing article in this week’s Stranger. Yes, it does get worse. However, on that […]

a beautiful Tuesday morning

I spent Tuesday morning at the Capitol Theater here in Olympia. The Olympia Film Society was projecting the inauguration ceremony on the big screen. Since we’re on the west coast, the ceremony started at 8am. When I arrived at 8:30 or so, the place was jam packed, from the aisles to the balcony. Everyone wanted […]