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Ora et Labora

My article about Our Lady of the Rock Monastery, a community of Benedictine nuns was the cover story in the July/August 2015 print edition. Here’s a link to the online version of the story- Ora et Labora: On Shaw Island,

Posted in Benedictine, Catholic, NWCatholic, WA

21st Century Viking: Goodbye, Viking Tavern!

My latest article for the Ballard News-Tribune is a farewell to the awesome Viking Tavern. Despite the loss of this great bar, I encourage Ballardites to have sisu, and remind everyone that there are many nanobreweries such as Populuxe Brewing

Posted in 21st Century Viking, Ballard, WA

Sunset Bowl Article Picked Up By Crosscut!

I just discovered that my recent article on the fate of Sunset Bowl was picked up that day by Crosscut’s “Daily Troll” column! Zachariah Bryan, the Ballard News-Tribune’s editor told me that the piece got over 1,200 views after the

Posted in 21st Century Viking, Ballard, WA

21st Century Viking: What Happened to the Sunset Bowl?

My latest opinion piece for the Ballard News-Tribune is about the demise of Sunset Bowl, Ballard’s beloved bowling alley. I also talk about the challenge of building community in a neighborhood undergoing rapid change.

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