• Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On July 19, 2004

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I can see clearly now

After too many years of squinting and watery eyes, particularly when reading at night or looking at highway signs, I can see again. It turns out that not only had the vision in my left eye declined substantially (from a -6.5 to a -7.75, according to my contacts prescription), but my astigmatism is finally bad […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On July 19, 2004

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Salumi lives up to its reputation

As promised, I finally made it (after two years) to Salumi, and finally got around to posting my writeup. It’s easy enough to find, being right across the corner from the intersection of 2nd and 3rd Avenues South. —Yes, I know, but it’s Seattle and here parallel streets are allowed to intersect. Even at 2 […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On July 19, 2004

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Sonic Youth, Showbox, Seattle, July 14, 2004

The Sonic Youth show in Seattle on Wednesday night was ear-splitting goodness. The show, which was a last-minute booking after Lollapalooza collapsed, was at the Showbox, across the street from Pike Place Market. The venue is small (“intimate,” I suppose, is the polite word) and lively; it’s the first place I’ve been in a long […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On July 19, 2004

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Big day coming in Georgia

So that’s what Greg Greene has been up to: tomorrow is the Democratic primary for the Georgia Fourth District Congressional race, and Greg’s candidate Cathy Woolard has been snapping up endorsements. There is also, finally, an official campaign blog, though to date it only has one post.

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On July 19, 2004

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Peace in Portland

After a really good lunch at Salumi (about which I’ll blog shortly), I drove down to Portland on Friday afternoon to spend some time with Shel and Vik. Friday night was pretty relaxing, just hanging out at the McMenamin’s Rock Creek Tavern and then swapping music recommendations until late at night. Saturday was spent first […]