Hatch Cover Art!

Hatch Cover Art!

I was walking around Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood one day and happened to notice that several hatch covers had very intricate designs.  Apparently, the City of Seattle has actually commissioned several artists over the years to design “hatch cover art” and these can be found in neighborhoods all over the city.  Some even have street […]

City Garden Fungi

City Garden Fungi

On a whim, I decided to take a short detour through a p-patch (community garden) while running errands on foot in my neighborhood last week.  And what did I find there?  TOADSTOOLS! [Folks, these are NOT edible!]  I found  hundreds of them growing in clusters and rings, dotting the tomato patch, and hiding behind onion […]

No fish on the bus!

October 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Blogroll, Undriving Community

It actually is Metro Transit policy to refuse riders carrying articles emitting “odors which unreasonably disturb others.”  Local Seattle bus and bike advocate & blogger, ChaCha AlaMode, recounts her bus ride with a very determined fisherman who had devised a way to sneak his daily catch past the driver:  “One Saturday afternoon, several years ago, […]

sidewalk…. lost?

October 10, 2011 by  
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  How does a sidewalk get lost? This sign got annotated with one of the many political musings that I often stumble upon whilst Undriving in the Capitol Hill neighborhood:  “Sidewalk lost… to the violent cacophony of another nail in the coffin of Capitol Hill”.  Woulda missed this if driving! -Mel   Support Undriving: October […]