This is a guest post by Eric Mamroth, husband to Arden Clise and regular umbrella user.
Perhaps there is no better indicator of a changing Seattle than the proliferation of … umbrellas. Big ones, small ones, cheap ones or expensively fashionable, they are seemingly everywhere now. Clearly our Seattle City Council has left yet another gaping loop hole in some spuriously crafted ordinance. Yet, I found myself one very wet day walking to a meeting at some considerable distance – too short for transit, too wet for bike-share – wearing my nylon slicker and carrying a conference-swag umbrella. Continue reading “The ups and downs of umbrella etiquette” »