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July 2013

Why not sign my pledge?

July 26, 2013 // 2 Comments

So, the infamous Koch brothers, they of Americans for Prosperity, are circulating yet another Grover Norquist-styled ‘pledge’ – the “No Climate Tax [...]

The 20 yard dash…

July 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

You’d think a former 2:24 marathoner could get from here to there lickety split. The days as a semi-speedster, however, are long, long gone. My ankles tell me so. But [...]

I didn’t want to…

July 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

This was not the best of mornings. After walking in the door about midnight after a long day of west-to-east flying home from Seattle, I didn’t want to get up early. [...]

Emerald city for a reason

July 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Seattle is the cleanest big city I have ever visited. Sure, some trash here and there but nothing on the scale seen in Charlotte, New York, Atlanta, Dallas, et al. Recycle [...]

A bad day in a good way…

July 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

There are different barometers of my days spent hauling in trash/junk/assorted other shit along my path; volume (i.e. bag buster amounts), removal of specialty plastic items [...]

A guest submission!

July 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Leave it to my friend Bob in Des Moines to be the first – and so far only – convert to physically pick something up off the sidewalk, photograph the debris and [...]