Author: Brian

Back in business

Hello everyone! The site was down for a few weeks because, well, it was hacked. How and why, I’m not sure (yet). Rest assured, this brief interlude has made me aware of a) how much I missed this site, and

My Ballard light rail letter was published in the Seattle Times!

While I was at Fred Meyer on Monday, I noticed that the front page story of the Seattle Times was about the Ballard to West Seattle light rail line. The title (“Call to add light-rail tunnels would boost light-rail costs”)

Ballard Light Rail Comments to Sound Transit

I did manage to send in my comments to Sound Transit before the April 2nd deadline. Here is what I sent: To Whom It May Concern, I am writing to you in regards to the plans for the Level 3

Ballard light rail comments deadline is April 2nd!

I wanted to remind everyone in Ballard/East Ballard/West Woodland/Frelard that the deadline for submitting comments to Sound Transit regarding the options for the Salmon Bay Crossing and Ballard Station is Tuesday, April 2nd. Please use this link to submit your

Back at Northwest Catholic!

Earlier this week, I published my first story in several years for Northwest Catholic about the upcoming Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference this weekend. It’s nice to start writing for Northwest Catholic again and to report on what’s happening around

Light Rail Plans and the Possible Impacts on East Ballard

On Thursday, February 28th, my family and I attended the Open House about the West Seattle and Ballard Light Rail lines. Sound Transit has completed three main design options for getting across the water as well as the Ballard station

Watch this space

I have a few ideas. Just letting you know this isn’t a dead blog per se. Because you are reading it.

Ballard Terminal Railroad_09.20.2017

Today I was biking on the Burke-Gilman trail and I got to see the Ballard Terminal Railroad’s Lil’ Beaver engine coming down the line! Being an old school railfan, I hopped off my bike and started snapping pictures and videos.

August 25, 2017

After months of inaction, I have started to write again. I can’t expect to train for and run a marathon if I run for a few days, then stop and not run for several months. This is my homepage when

Christmas 2016

Hello dear reader, I’m posting because I’m sick of seeing my dead blog stare me in the face each time I open my browser. I am spending Christmas this year in Colorado. Next Christmas I will have completed the novel

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