Smoky #Seattle morning, but we might finally get some fall rain sprinkles at the end of the weekend, which would wash the air.
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Despite Ongoing Heat and Smoke, #Seattle Has No Plan for Cooling Centers or Smoke Shelters for Homeless
Confederate statue toppled in historic #Seattle Lakeview Cemetery is now permanently gone.
When you're a Trekkie trying to enjoy #StarTrekDay in quarantine, but you're in the US
If you've been to San Juan island your probably heard the story of an orca mother grieving about her stillborn baby. Well, looks like she's okay now :-) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/07/tahlequah-the-orca-famous-for-carrying-her-dead-calf-for-17-days-gives-birth-again
My first 'hold' at the #Seattle public library is available since they reopened for limited biz. I am borrowing DVDs to start, which I can completely wipe down if I wish.
Demand is so high, my pickup is five days from now. You have to download an app or call ahead to schedule.
Upsides: one of the 7 open branches (out of 21) is right near where my parents live, and the days of the week that branch is open for pickups are the same days I assist my folks.
#Seattle Labor Day Caravan
Override the Veto & Invest In Community
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#Seattle people looking for a housing situation, some friends of mine are looking for a 4th to join them in their rental house. DM for details. (Note: if you're not LGBTQA+ friendly please don't bother to respond.)
Picked up dim sum from Purple Dot Cafë in the International District and was delighted by all the artwork, murals and paintings covering the boarded up windows of shops and restaurants. It was a great opportunity to discuss having empathy for, and understanding, violent protestors even if you don't condone the violence.
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#PDX is still recovering from the shooting the other day, and preparing for another invasion of fascists on the 26th. Here are 2 ways anyone can help:
Ballistic Vest fund for frontline comrades:
Free meal delivery for anyone who can't afford it, to stay in and stay safe:
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