If there is one thing I’ve learned about living in Seattle, it’s how serious we take our summers. Specifically, the 15 weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day that bring along the best weather you will find living here.

This is when we shed our sorrows from the dark winter…


Earlier this month, I sat with my good friend at the airport as we waited for our flight back to Seattle from Los Angeles. I looked on my phone to check the weather back home: high forties and rain.

“What are we going to do?” she asked. We had just…


photo: Jason Pratt

It took two “mild” winters before I experienced what a real one was really like in the Pacific Northwest.

On March 2, winter had another three weeks to go when Seattle broke its record for the wettest winter of all time. And it was only this past Tuesday, April 4…


5 things I will strive for during a Trump presidency

This blog post is intended for my future children. I hope when we look back at this night, I can say, “Don’t worry, just turn the page and see what happens next.”

It was just past 11PM in Seattle. Leezel had fallen asleep and I had turned off the TV…


A personal experiment before I turn 30

Today I turn 29 years old! To celebrate, I am starting my day by doing what I have not been able to do in a very long time: write.

I plan to write a lot in the coming months. This is the start of a year-long experiment that will end…


I met people at my last company who loved our brand so much, they got it tattooed onto their bodies. A lot of people. Supporters, volunteers and even staff members would get inked and proudly pair their new bodywork with their personal affinity to us an organization. When my team…

Angelo Ignacio

I came here because I was told we can write more than 280 characters.

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