Monday, March 31, 2008

Some things deserve to be tagged

Townhome + wood fence:
voted Ugliest Couple.
Dead shrubs are nice touch.

Ref: Is your child a tagger? (CHS)

Friday, March 28, 2008

Snow, snow, go away...

If April showers
bring May flowers, what
does April snow bring?

Overheard on the 14

I'm like a rapper.
I mean, I'm not a rapper.
You know what I'm say'n?

QFC remodeling

Uprooted, removed.
Auto check-out movin' in.
Clerks not good enough?

Thursday, March 27, 2008

"I took one item" (out of 25)

A Hill gal's worst fear:
Crossroads judging your used clothes.
Solution? Pre-screen.

Ref: Crossroads (Yelp)

If Michael Stipe were our friend, we'd be published too

Birthday gifts from 'ku!
So mad. They beat us to it:
Coffee table book.

Ref: The Haiku Year, Classic Haiku

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Taste of my own medicine

DJ assumption:
All covers ok to play.
GNR never!

Ref: Punk Goes Pop

Earth Hour 2008

Speak up with lights off.
Sixty minutes - all it takes.
We might ev'n see stars!

Ref: Earth Hour

Monday, March 24, 2008

KUOW's fundraising failure

Impersonal, poor
spelling, and who is Marcia?
And cards don't cut it.

Ref: KUOW, Donor Power

Balancing act

With handles so short,
Rider sits in awkward way.
Like he needs to pee.

Vending enjoyment

Starbursts and Kit-Kats
won't liven up my life like
little sombreros.

Ref: Cha

Friday, March 21, 2008

See hills, need gears

Time for a new bike
But all the frames with hip style
Lack gears, brakes, spokes, use

Ref: Seattle Bike Polo, Scientifical Survey on Bike Riding (RSBF)

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Who's in your Final 4?

So much basketball,
So few Hill bars with TVs.
See you at Redwood.

Ref: Redwood

Travel Tripty-ku, part 1: Santa Fe

So far from the Hill.
So long before I'm home 'gain.
So much snow around.

Travel Tripty-ku, part 2: London

I don't know the time.
The world has frozen below.
A woolly mammoth?

Travel Tripty-ku, part 3: Toronto

Another country.
Another locale. More snow.
Can I come home now?

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

This is the sad part?

Now an empty space
I'd rather it get torn down
Than pout, stare, remind.

Ref: Seattlest

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Does size matter?

Such a small taco
for drunkenly large hunger.
Why you pequeño?

Ref: Tacos Gringos, Yelp

Monday, March 17, 2008

Who's That Girl?

Upon my first glance
Surely said "City Limits"
Who's this imposter?!

[Inspired by a recent conversation with Wicker Basket.]

She didn't even wait for my response

Hip friend visiting.
Where should I tell her to stay?!
She picked Cap Hill, 'course.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Anderson Consulting Interview

Let's play Guessing Game!
What fraction of Cap Hill peeps...
...are home Friday morn?

We know better than to say Illinoissss

Happy to be home!
Some misspell Capitol, fine.
But never coffee.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Vitamin Water...and sometimes maple syrup

Who votes Obama?
Latte sipping hippies? No.
Vitamin Water.

The future's so bright

We're in the future!
Vroom...there goes a space mobile!
Oops, forgot to 'ku.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Hitting the pipe

Rerouting plumbing?
Or tapping for sweet syrup?
Why you got no flow?

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Book your SEA-ORD tix today!

Cubbies vs. M's?
Hey Chicago, whaddya say:
This ain't happening.

Ref: Seattle PI, Go Cubs Go (Youtube)

Offensive or creative?

Sub cultures often
o'ertake d'rogatory words,
but I don't like this.

Ref: Bent, Bent, Bent

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Pride on Olive?

Olive and Bellevue:
Is it the new rainbow row?
New parade locale?

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Time to seriously consider bike commuting

Curses, 49!
Why can't you just be on time?
Making me look bad.

Is the Zipcar CEO a Hillster?

Red Zip Element
Always parked on 10th Ave E
Why you not in Pod?

Monday, March 3, 2008

Loops of love

Whatever it is:
Traffic circle? Round-a-bout?
Landscaped with love, care.

Ref: Seattle Traffic Circle Control Program

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Neighbors working together

Summ't Pub/Toscana.
Recipe for perfection.
Comes to your table!

Ref: Summit Pub, Toscana Pizza