Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Monday, December 29, 2008

July: "And four-two-four kus"

Happy Birthday, 'ku!
Wishes? Vertigo snafus,
Safe biking for all!

Sunday, December 28, 2008

June: "Why gays such lushes"

Time to celebrate!
Final gave Steve Scher a ring
City got one too

Saturday, December 27, 2008

May: "Things getting classy"

What's worse? Flashing lights?
Many bars, few patios?
Or coffee with kids?

Friday, December 26, 2008

April: "Hillku did it once!"

Weather starts to warm
Hill Committees start to form
City eats a lot

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Bear paths

Bears might be hairy
But their sidewalks are clear, smooth
Heart you Cuff Complex!

March: "Solution? Pre-screen"

Feeling self-conscious
Decided to judge others
And drink in the dark

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

January: "Why you so boxy?"

Year starts with a bang!
And slowly descends into
literal humor

12 Days of hillku

A year in review!
Favorite kus, quotes, and pics
A new one each day!

Wittiest "Why you?"s
Grainiest cell phone cam shots
Prep work for our book?

Ref: Snapshop Press

Monday, December 22, 2008

Cold beer

Climb Mt. Rainier? Nah.
Hipsters bring Rainier to them
Trashing Paradise.

ref: photo by jonglix

Sunday, December 21, 2008

As seen in VT

Subarus, Audis
Only cars braving our hill
Why you so Vermont?


Saturday, December 20, 2008

Our very first blizzard public service announcement

Don't start fire inside
Check on elderly neighbors
Don't eat meat in fridge

Ref: King County, photo by jonglix

Friday, December 19, 2008

One sound

The Hill is quiet
No cars or rain or buses
Only this fountain

Ref: Thanks to AS for tip, photo by jonglix

Thursday, December 18, 2008

xoxo, Metro

"Due to (the) weather,
this route is operating...
unpublished reroute."

Ref: Yancy (CHS), Metro Adverse Weather

What most call "snow" we call "storm"

Cars crashing, smashing.
People slip, slide, falling down.
Why you snow covered?

Ref: Fox

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Scaffolding is hot

Benson's and Eagle,
getting a face lift? What gives?
It's grunge that attracts.

Ref: Eagle Blog

A new hope?

Huh? Could they? Would they?
Walk around that tall wood fence
And replace dead plants

Ref: hillku

Monday, December 15, 2008

Jack Frost, stop nipping at my noes!

Downtown is too far
to walk to in freezing cold.
Buy gifts on the Hill.

Boots without the fur

My feet were freezing
But not as much as this guy's
Hope his socks are warm

Ref: Docs are back!

Friday, December 12, 2008

Santa who?

Who needs Santa Claus
when you've Harry and David?
Merry Christma-ku!

Ref: Girlku's tree, Harry and David

Dedupe your list!

An indicator
of how gay a person is -
number of postcards?

Ref: Lifelong

Thursday, December 11, 2008

It moved!

Thought it hadn't moved
Photographic evidence
Proved me oh so wrong!

Ref: CHS

Golds is so the new pink

Losing five pounds now
means you can gain it back at
the holidays! Yum!

Ref: Golds, Food Network

What a way to make a livin'

Oh, girl, gay's gotta
work! Why you be all up in
my grill about it?

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Day Without A Gay

Day Without a Gay
Like every other day
At hillku dot com

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


Call in sick! Stock the pantry!
"Four letter forecast"

Ref: KOMO weather, NWCN

Multi-car Garage

This extra Garage
More space, square footage than its
McMansion cousins

Saturday, December 6, 2008

If only it were as simple as clicking

I swear, traveling
can take years off of your life.
There's no place like home.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Stunning sight, unfortunate photo

Morn view of Rainier
Excites all Hill commuters
Despite their tenure

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Frames we can believe in

Do you have your own
commemorative item?

Ref: Miner Gallery

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Has City Limits reached her limits?

Heard through the grapevine
City has been on a plane
For nearly 4 days

Ref: Aaron Koblin (art)

The kids are alright

Last night, Miller Park
Kiddos kick, pass soccer ball
Unaware of rain

Monday, December 1, 2008

Light bright

The lights, tree are up
Still searching for menorah
Neighbors, do the same!

Ref: CHS

Friday, November 28, 2008

A first

Thursday night at six
Hill's so quiet, I could hear
The bell's at St. Joe's

Ref: St Joes (wiki)

I missed you, Capitol Hill

Back from the homeland
Dial-up modems, Explorer :(
No cell phone signal.

Thursday, November 20, 2008


Two-plus weeks later
How 'bout let it go, ok?
Nader. Not the cat.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Make it stop

Heard this song today
Considered drowning myself
In my bowl of pho

Ref: The Christmas Shoes (wiki)

Monday, November 17, 2008

Overheard on Boylston

"How is it going?"
"It's okay. My mom has breast
cancer." "I'm sorry."

Ref: Komen

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Graphic designers, not in demand

High unemployment?
I guess baking bagels, schmears
Still in high demand

Is it June yet?

The sun is out now.
But whenever I step out
it returns to rain.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Killing time waiting for the bus

Water into drain
Kinda scared of what's below
But the sound soothes me

Don't go into the light

Sun set before 5.
Runners, wear your safety lights.
But don't blind me, please.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Ready to pounce

Victrola, batts low
I'm one of those lame people
Hunting for outlets

Monday, November 10, 2008

A passive aggressive note to my apartment manager

Radiator heat
I'd love your warmth, clankiness
If you would just work

Saturday, November 8, 2008

hillku dot com

Our hillkus are short
Our URL should be too
Update those links kids!


Thursday, November 6, 2008

Red, white, and blue

Christmas came early!
Festive lights for Obama
Or for Sarkozy?

Wednesday, November 5, 2008


What is there to say?
For the past 48 hours
I have been speechless

Monday, November 3, 2008

Too much at once

Halloween costumes,
rain, and election fever.
Combined? Freak me out.