Friday, April 10, 2009


Haiku is a glimpse.
The single moment has passed.
Time to say goodbye.

Monday, March 23, 2009


So many noodles
Saturday night dinner plus
Monday lunch (and snack!)

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Niche market: Pike/Pine businesses with beer and TVs tuned to NCAA games before 4pm

Elysian rear pit
Pizza Fusion lunchtime scene
Boom Noodle (really?)

Ref: Wikimedia (pic)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


Filled in your bracket?
Calling in sick tomorrow?
See you at Redwood

Ref: CHS,

Breaking waves

Of all the bus stops
to get angry at Metro
why one that's on time?

Monday, March 16, 2009

One of these things is not like other

Brave little squirrel
Chomping on crumbs, surrounded
A murder of crows

Friday, March 13, 2009

What's in a name?

C.C. Attle's or
the Men's Room or Verandah
or Cadillac Grill?

Ref: Pic of sign

Thursday, March 12, 2009

The police are watching you

You've got the white mark?
Better move your car quickly.
Or just wipe it off.

Ref: Seattle parking

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Let there be light

For the past 5 months
I never noticed this tree
Thanks, Daylight Savings!

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

On being a twit

The hell is Twitter?
And why you, JSeattle,
plagiarizing me?

Ref: JSeattle

My plan to stimulate the local economy

Bye, TT Minor
Next McMenamins hotel?
Buy TT Minor

Ref: Seattle PI, McMenamins
Photo: jonglix

Monday, March 9, 2009

May flowers?

Flowers ain't no match
for this March winter weather.
Frozen, dead, purple.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Shamu, I miss you

I just returned from
warm, sunny San Diego.
SEA, why you so cold?

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Isaiah Thomas vs. Austen Powers

Huskies v. Redhawks
Should have played at the midpoint
Is it dodgeball night?

Ref: Seattle PI

Ixercise bike?

For the past 2 weeks,
Each time I walk by, I think
Jemaine, where are you?

Ref: FOTC Intro

Monday, March 2, 2009

Collector's edition

So much vitriol
Toward an orange cardboard package
Still, it kind of sucks

Ref: NYT,

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

What do you do if you forgot your U-Pass and wallet at home?

A. Walk in the rain
B. Beg for driver's mercy
C. Scrounge for two bucks

Monday, February 23, 2009

Mi casa

Does home mean a house?
Is a condo not a home?
Overthinking it?

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Long hike

Madison, north side
Walking a-squared plus b-squared
Why you not c-squared?

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Are they dots or pellets?

Third Twilight opened
with Inky, Blinky, and Sue
You beat my high score?

Ref: Central District News

Monday, February 16, 2009

Trade with me

CHS Mix Tape
This is song 9 on my mix
Highly relevant

Ref: CHS CD Swap!

Friday, February 13, 2009

Ski masks and blood and knives, oh my!

It's beautiful out.
But, who knows what lies in wait.
Why you so timid?

Ref: Friday the 13th

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Thursday dilemma

Choices: Home town pride,
watch Grey's Anatomy or
play Wii until death?

Ref: GA, Wii

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

And it was 5% off today!

Madison Market
Those goat milk feta cheese curds
Worth a membership

Ref: Madison Market

Tuesday, February 10, 2009


Children are saddened.
Electricians, given work.
Seagulls choke to death.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Foie Blah

"But it tastes so good!!"
So does Honey Hole. Go there.
Drinks, not duck liver.

Ref: NARN protest blog, CHS

Friday, February 6, 2009

Increase prices, decrease guilt!

Getting pho to go
Takes 3 pounds of styrofoam
My Seattle guilt


Evergreen, no more.
But only every other?
Mathematic kills?

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Another one bites the dust

Seems to be upswing
in decapitated signs.
Why you be knocked down?

Ref: Hillku

Fantasy dwelling

Urban cottages
No one above or below
Ideal density

Ref: CHS, Department of Neighborhoods

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

I saw the sign and it opened up my eyes

No Parking? Blind Drive?
Yield to Pedestrians? Stop?
What you used to say?

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Skip the Pampers

Watch out Hill breeders
There's a new kid on the block
And he's waterproof

Monday, February 2, 2009

Super Yum

Redwood, Super Bowl
Fried chips, fakin' bacon salt
Hillster's sports mecca

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Still fighting the war (on Christmas)

Trick photography?
No, this was taken last night.
Time to pull the plug

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Beauty lost

Six pointed stars fall.
Once a special, unique sight.
Now, everyday plague.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Hope they're in a better place

Front wheel, back wheel, seat,
handle bars - check, check, check, check.
Left pedal - and check!

Bianchis, in love

Pedals in tandem
Embraced by single U-lock
Handlebars entwined

Vegetarians + Smith = ?

We know Smith hates us
But she can't keep us away
Damn potato chips

Friday, January 23, 2009


Back in Iowa...
"Saw a bike with single gear!"
It's over, hipsters

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Maybe it's...

...all the recent Balls,
but this Slog post sounds dirty.
This is private stuff.

Ref: Slog

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Buffy, is that you?

Neighbors acting weird
Missing cat posters uptick
Miller Park hellmouth

What is the plural of bellini?

Bagel Deli, Bellini
Barack Obama

Ref: Bagel Deli (Yelp)

Monday, January 19, 2009

This could be a problem

Pepsi can, Dick's wrap
Condom wrapper, rubber glove
Baby Talk tear out?!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Use the Force, Luke

Duct tape's like the Force:
Light side, dark side, and holds the
un'verse together.

Ref: Uses

Friday, January 16, 2009

Mind the gap

It looks like Summit
used to be covered in brick.
Why you all torn up?

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Why you kill any tree?

Final, a better
pot and grow your tree!

Ref: DIY

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

23rd Ave New Years Resolutions

Use canvas totebag
Buy countertop composter
Only kill one tree

Summit and Thomas

Loads of open space.
Merchants, bring us something fun.
Summit: new Broadway?

Monday, January 12, 2009

It's always a party

Real estate ain't cheap,
at corner of Rock and Roll.
Lots of sex and drugs.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Keep it protected

Ricin don't scare me
Stealing my Bailey Coy card?
Stay the hell away

Ref: photo by RB