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A screenshot from the King County Elections web site confirming that my vote by mail ballot has been received and checked.My ballot will be counted!

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Selfie of Nick in a Star Trek tee riding the Monorail with Seattle zipping by in the background.

Birthday fun: Monorail commute!

View of 99 tunnel exit portal construction from the Monorail.Part of Gehry's roof for the Experience Music Project as the monorail pulls into Seattle Center Station.

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Two King County Department of Elections Official Ballot envelopesI’m with her!

(And a number of ballot initiatives I need to research further.)

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Engineering Majors

Two locked white utility doors in a beige tile wall; one sign reads Electrical, the other MechanicalYou must choose!

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Sunset Needle

The last glow of sunset over the Olympics behind a brightly lit Space Needle as seen from our South Lake Union rooftop.

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Andrle, Nick, and Theo stand in front of the Idaho State Capitol as a red SUV drives into frame.A panoramic view of the front if the Idaho State Capitol with bright blue sky behind.I think this puts me up to 28 capitols visited? I need to review the family road trip list!

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Adult Assembly Required

A large flattened cardboard box with a bright orange sticker that reads 'Adult Assembly Required'It me.

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A rainbow arcs across the western sky as the sun rises over Capitol Hill behind the photographer. Many Amazon office buildings are in the foreground, and the Space Needle is stark against the blue partly cloudy sky in this view from a roof deck.Darcy woke me up early but that allowed me to see a beautiful dawn rainbow over South Lake Union. (Don’t triangulate.)

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Tower Crane

A large mobile crane hoists the cab for a huge yellow tower crane with workers in the foreground.
The cab is lowered into place atop the tower crane as workers dangle from harnesses. A plane on approach to Sea-Tac is in the background against a cloudy sky.
We watched some of the tower crane assembly for a new small office tower going up at 9th & Thomas.

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A simple white sign is posted on a telephone pole. In an impact typeface it reads "Stop the Yuppification of Seattle". A yellow tower crane erects a small luxury hotel in the right background.
It me. I’m the yuppifier. (This sign posted on the corner of Westlake & Republican, near our apartment in South Lake Union.)

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Nicolas Ward

Software engineer in Natural Language Processing research by day; gamer, reader, and aspiring UltraNurd by night. Husband to Andrle
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