An ode to 2018.

Another year has come and gone, There are many things we can dwell on. But as we look to the future, reflect on the past, We hope our good fortune will continue to last. 2018 was certainly a year, Where economic trends were often unclear. So rather than making New...

Off with their heads…tax!

The City of Seattle recently dodged a bullet. Weeks after voting in a regressive $275 head tax on the city’s largest companies, the resulting civic uproar got the best of them and they backed themselves out of a tough corner. The goal was admirable: fund services to...

KIDS are people, too!

I used to think that children were at their best when they were seen, not heard. I guess that’s what happens when you’re a parent. You like to think that you know it all, that being a grown-up gives you all this magical insight into how the world really is and how it...

What’s in your junk drawer?

I have a friend whose son is on the cusp of adulthood. He’s at that wonderful stage when he thinks he knows it all, but only because he hasn’t yet learned how much he doesn’t really know. Trying to impart some wisdom, my friend was trying to explain to his son what he...