Seattle Space Needle Reflection at Night

Reality Check

When one has lived a charmed life, it can be difficult to imagine what it must be like to be tormented by mental illness. Add to this the fact that many mentally ill people are simply dumped onto the streets when they have no money, and it can be downright impossible to relate to the people who have experienced this pain and suffering firsthand. After all, when we don’t “feel emotionally secure” in a private, locked toilet stall … a national crisis is declared, legislation is passed, and social media erupts with sympathy for us and shame for anyone

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I Wonder if They Have a Chinese Hotel in Americatown?

American Hotel in Chinatown

American Hotel in Chinatown

American Hotel in Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown/International District - Chinese New Year 2013

Chinatown/International District – Chinese New Year 2013

I’ve been busy for the past couple of weeks, and I have a backlog of photos that I just haven’t had fifteen spare minutes to post.

Back on February 9th, the annual Chinese New Year celebration was held in the I.D., and I was surprised by the number of people that turned out.

In my opinion, Seattle’s Chinatown has always been underrated. Obviously, it’s nowhere near as large as New York’s or San Francisco’s, but it’s quite large and cohesive for a city of 600,000 people, and it’s as authentic as they

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Live Shot: Chinatown

Posted remotely from my Android Tablet

Live Photos of the Day: October 28, 2011

1:12pm: The ID

11:26am: I-90 Bridge

11:27am: I-90 Mount Baker Tunnel

11:28am: I-90

11:28am: I-90

11:28am: I-90

11:29am: Century Link Field

11:29am: Century Link Field

11:29am: Safeco Field

11:31am: Entering Downtown Seattle

11:32am: Entering Downtown Seattle

11:34am: Entering Downtown Seattle

1:12pm: The ID

1:15pm: Raindrops

1:36pm: Bellevue

1:58pm: I-90 Bridge

2:08pm: Downtown in Sight

4:33pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline from SoDo

4:37pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline from 4th Street

5:17pm: Fall Foliage

5:19pm: Fall Foliage

5:25pm: Capitol Hill

5:36pm: Capitol Hill

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Seattle Dragon Fest 2011

Lion Dancers at the Dragon Stage

Dragon Fest – Dragon Stage Performers

Yesterday, I headed down to the I.D. to check out “Dragon Fest”.

Dragon Fest is a festival in Seattle’s Chinatown which attracts over 25,000 people each year and features vendors and cultural performances, the most popular being the lion dance and martial arts exhibits.

The event is sponsored by McDonald’s, which is a little weird since I rarely equate fast food with Asian culture. I also found myself scratching my head at the Verizon booth’s prime location (it would never occur to me to sign up for a cell phone at an Asian

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Photos of the Day: April 27, 2011

Seattle Space Needle

Seattle International District Station

Downtown Seattle from Capitol Hill

Downtown Seattle

Seattle Space Needle