Seattle Space Needle Reflection at Night

The Blue Angels From First Hill

It’s that time of year again.

Since Friday morning, the Blue Angels have been intermittently screaming overhead for the annual Seafest climax, and since Friday morning, I’ve been watching them from various windows and rooftops throughout the city. Today, I even took a few pictures.

Somewhat telling is my inability to get construction cranes out of the shots.

All hail our new carpetbagging real estate overlords. May we all endeavor to make it even easier this year for multimillionaire outsiders to suck the heart and soul out of our city in the name of making it a more attractive

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Cotton Candy Courtesy of Climate-Change

As far as weather is concerned, Seattle has officially become Northern Southern California. I swear I saw more rain in one Las Vegas spring than I’ve seen over the past three years in Western Washington.

While we’re still not as hot as the desert, we have set a record of 14 consecutive months of above-average monthly temperatures (?!), and I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a sunnier place in all of my life. We’re currently on our 9th consecutive month of summer, and there is no end in sight. In fact, the long-term projections are calling

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Pictures of the Day

Downtown Seattle Skyline

 

Earth-killing Pollution Makes For Nice Sunsets

 

Airplane with Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island, and the Olympic Mountains in the Background

Pollution Makes The Nicest Sunsets

What’s Long and Hard and Filled With Seamen?

Submarine in the Puget Sound

 

During my evening commute, while still in the middle of the sound, I felt the captain throw the ferry into reverse thrust. When I looked out of the window to see what was going on, I spotted what looked like a gigantic whale. I gathered my things and headed to the bow of the boat, and when I got there, I noticed that the “whale” was in fact a submarine.

I’ve spent hundreds of hours on the Puget Sound, and I’ve seen thousands of different vessels on that body of water, but this was a first for

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Picture of the Day: Seattle

The Seattle Skyline from Kerry Park on June 21, 2014

The Seattle Skyline from Kerry Park on June 21, 2014

Coming Up Short

For the last month, I’ve been putting off buying a new zoom lens. My inner-conflict sounded a little bit like this:

“A thousand dollar zoom lens, or a ho of solid Seattle 9 (LA 6) quality?”

“A thousand dollar zoom lens, or ten minutes of face-time with a Seattle politician?”

“A thousand dollar zoom lens, or an ounce of the pinkest biker crank that money can buy?”

While I would really value a new zoom lens, as you can see, there is a lot of competition for the roughly $1,200 it will cost. That said, I may have to switch

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Deep Thoughts by Seattle Rex

Long weeks seem a little less stressful when this is how they end. With a double rainbow just before sunset while arriving home. It’s almost as if God is saying, “Yo Rex, I know I’ve been a little hard on you lately, what with the crappy week and the whole hipster thing and all … so here’s a little sump’n sump’n from the heavenly art department because I know you’re all into visuals and shit. You still my nigga, dawg.”

Well, God, thank you. You still my nigga too.

As are the rest of you.

That’s right, all of

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New Photos: Reflections

Warped Seattle Skyline

New Photo: The Financial District

Seattle Financial District Before Sunset

Seattle Financial District Before Sunset