Memories of the Viaduct and Joe Torre

While no one will exactly be shedding tears that the old Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle will be removed in the coming months, the structure does hold some fond memories in my heart. As much as a freeway can hold memories. The two-level, raised freeway running along Seattleā€™s waterfront is a true blight on…

2018 Reading List

At the beginning of last year I had a few goals when it came to what I read. I wanted to read at least 30 books. I wanted to alternate between fiction and non-fiction. I wanted to read more minority writers than white writers, and at least as many women authors as men. Looking back…