A digital collage. (Prints available from Crated.)
Fire eaters are at the driver’s wheel of both major parties. Obama tried to be something other than a fireeater. He was unable to rally around him a working majority that included moderate Republicans. I doubt that the Democrats would be any more accommodating to a Republican who tried genuinely…
I’m thinking about becoming an Independent. I’m so, so tired of the preoccupation of the major parties with rhetoric and counter-rhetoric. There’s a role for the market and there’s a role for government in a modern society. What we need is some creative practical thinking about what civic virtue requires in the twenty-first century.
Law students will remember, perhaps, Learned Hand’s formula for negligence in the Carroll Towing case. Applied here, the formula requires medical personnel to ask three questions: (1) What is the probability that a particular behavior will result in transmission of the virus? (2) What is the…
"Woman at the Bottleworks."
A woman sits outside the Bottleworks on Prince Avenue. (Prints available at Crated.)
"Ginger Ale at Lunch."
A glass of ginger ale and its bottle in an Athens restaurant at lunch. (Prints available at Crated.)
A butterfly samples a flower at the Pacific Science Center. (Prints available at Crated.)
"Flying Fish at Pike Place."
A fish makes the famous flight across the aisle at Pike Place. (Prints available at Crated.)
A view of the Seattle Skyline at evening. (Prints available from Crated.)
"Geese and Birdhouse 2006."
Canada geese near a birdhouse on the Clay Pit Pond at the Sandy Creek Nature Center. (Prints available at Crated.)