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Matt Laquidara
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Man On the Street
Yesterday when I turned in my Seattle mayoral primary and special election ballot, I was interviewed about my mayoral choice by Ana Sofia Knauf of The Stranger. I'm typically reserved politically—it's something that I think about (surprisingly often) but do...
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Layover 2
I'm in O'Hare on a layover and I'm in motion. I'm unrushed, having made my way through passport control with plenty of time to spare. I'm making my way to a flight to Seattle. The day seems bleak, the sky is grey, and the air is cold. I'm overtired. Walking...
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Layover 1
I'm in Heathrow, sitting at the bar at a place called Huxley's. The place makes a big fuss about being British; celebrating modern British food. When the alternative is half a lobster and champagne for some princely sum, and I'm facing three more hours befo...
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Why I made a Seattle transit isochrone map generator
I made a Seattle transit isochrone map generator. What's that? You should check it out  before reading this post. ... How do you use public transportation? When I take the bus to work, I leave any time between 8 AM and 11 AM, more or less randomly. When I d...
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What can we learn about relationships from cars
Nothing.
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Pokemon glitch and Built to Spill videos of the week: Foundational Importance
There are three types of people in the world. The first type are people who, by either generational difference or  general lack of interest, know nothing about Pokemon at all. The second are familiar with Pokemon. The third are "Pokemon people". Pokemon peo...
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Pokemon glitch and Built to Spill videos of the week
I posted this on thefacebook.com the other day: when people tell me they'd be bored if they didn't have a job to do, i don't really get what they're saying because i think could fill a whole lifetime using youtube to watch old built to spill concerts and po...
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The fuckityo.com computer website for people wishes you happy holidays
Last time that I was at my parents' house I did something I had been meaning to do for awhile. I forget whether I was in preschool or kindergarten at the time, but I had caught the chicken pox. To pass the time while I was at home--presumably fairly unhappy...
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Write your life's events in a journal.
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Special gym
In kindergarten one time I was pulled out of class to learn how to use the stairs. I had always taken stairs, as best I can recall both up and down, by putting one foot on a step, and then putting the second foot on the same step. This had to be corrected, ...
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