Belltown resident filming drug and homeless activity to send message…

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Here’s my interview with Melody whose videos represents what life has become for many Seatttleite’s…her daily grind includes stepping by drug addicts shooting up on the sidewalk in broad daylight and people having sex in the alcove of her garage which they also use as a personal toilet…

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Plogging…a little/big something we could learn from the Swedes!


Erik Ahlstrom is a Swedish man who believes that litter is a sign of a dysfunctional society. He’s started a new form of environmentalism called, Plogging. Simply put it means picking up trash with friends while jogging…and it’s having an impact in Sweden and across the world.

Learn all about Plogging in my feature on Seattle Morning News at KIRO Radio 97.3!

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Is it unconstitutional to tow a homeless person’s car in Seattle?

Had a conversation with lawyer Ann LoGerfo on Seattle Morning News from Columbia Legal Services about her client’s appeal victory in Seattle over the city towing his vehicle that also serves as his home as unconstitutional…the city is appealing the win and this case could go before the state supreme court.

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Raising Free Range Kids with Lenore Skenazy


Had a thrill this week interviewing Lenore Skenazy, author of Free Range Kids. Ten years ago this month, Lenore wrote about letting her son go on a subway in the Big Apple alone. The piece she wrote sparked outrage and also a new movement: letting kids have the childhood we had growing up…letting them Free Range!

Utah just passed the first Free Range legislation…Lenore gives all the details in my interview with her!

Also, I highly recommend this bit she did with the Daily Show a few years ago…

The Daily Show spoof with Lenore Skenazy

Want to catch up with Lenore and the Free Range Movement:

Free Range Kids

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