Posts Tagged ‘Commentary by David Preston’

October 2nd, 2017 - 12:58 pm § in Misc.

Why Children Grown Up Today

David Preston added 3 new photos. The Children’s Room .In the old days they used to set aside sections in graveyards for all the little children who’d passed. When the parents died, the family could have the children’s remains reburied with them, but there were cases where the pare[...]

September 6th, 2017 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.

The Miracles of Modern Medicine

David Preston  Should you ever find yourself questioning the value of modern medicine, go to an old country cemetery and peruse the headstones. You’ll soon run across the graves of children who died from things that we rarely hear of today. At least not in the U.S. “Dread disease”[...]

July 20th, 2017 - 11:03 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Lady in the Paddy


June 25th, 2017 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

Dogs on the Bus

CommentaryFrom The Blog Quixotic: Dog on Bus Complaint Follow-up (minor edits) A North Seattle resident complained to Sound Transit a month ago about a woman who brought a large bloodhound aboard the bus with her.  The dog was apparently not a service animal because it had no vest. Nor was the do[...]

June 3rd, 2017 - 6:28 am § in Misc.

Marijuana has been legal in WASTATE for three years!

Arcade technicality opened way for Capitol Hill’s first pot shop Posted on Thursday, November 5, 2015 – 10:48 am by Bryan Cohen IMG_9802Add a few more to the twists and turns it has taken to get to Capitol Hill’s first pot shop. Meanwhile, the City of Seattle also is ready to propo[...]

February 19th, 2017 - 1:12 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

What is an “unauthorized” immigrant

David Preston  Not trying to start a fight, but what’s with this new term “unauthorized”? That makes it sound like they’re trespassing or something. . I like “illegal immigrants” because it’s both descriptive and neutral. They are immigrants and, yes, they[...]

January 30th, 2017 - 5:28 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

Politics and Privilege in the Emerald City

What do Sally Bagshaw and Donald Trump have in common? January 20, 2017  Crossposted from The Blog Quixotic_ More than you might think. I’m not talking money here; I’m talking attitude. See, when you’re rich, you can’t help having one. An attitude, that is.   A friend linked me a blog [...]

January 27th, 2017 - 12:34 am § in America

Great Progress on Seattle Tunnel


December 20th, 2016 - 11:23 am § in Misc.



December 19th, 2016 - 10:15 am § in Misc.

David Preston: The Femems of the then future

David Preston “Women of the Future: The General” (1902) Je ne sais pas pour vous Monsieur, mais quand il vient aux femmes, et quand il vient à l’avenir, je suis très fataliste. (I don’t know about you, Mister, but when it comes to femmes, and when it comes to the future, I&[...]