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At large in Ballard with Peggy Sturdivant

I am a freelance writer with a focus on the Ballard neighborhood. I love connecting what is happening in the community with my own life. I was born to be at large.

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Women’s March: D.C. and Seattle

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:56:37 +0000

Madison Thomas, from timid middle-schooler to bold activist is organizing local and national participation in the upcoming Women's March on Washington. The Rise of the Woman; Madison Thomas is leading organizing efforts for Women's March on Washington

Following #Dozfy

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:01:28 +0000

Menu art is a thing, and #Dozfy is a real artist.

Princess Sophia keeps its secrets

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 19:44:51 +0000

Princess Sophia was Canadian's worst maritime disaster in the day. There are still mysteries that link a Ballard woman.

Bedrock Love

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:32:49 +0000

People love Bedrock Industries...after another grueling move Bedrock really needs some love. Now under the Ballard Bridge on Nickerson side.

Book an angel in Ballard

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:15:43 +0000

A Ballard writer wants to make sure there's a book for every child who might not otherwise receive one...with the help of Secret Garden Bookshop.

Preserve & Gather…safely

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:02:29 +0000

Preserve & Gather is a wonderful new cafe, but on a dangerous street.

Gathering for Good:Part II

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:25:28 +0000

The grand finale of a yearlong grant on 11.18.16. Be the audience for a chef cook-off with Bruce Naftaly and community potluck. Bringing in Ballard.

Gathering for Good on 11.18:Part I

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:08:21 +0000

Bringing in Ballard's yearlong series goes out big with "Chopped" meets "Iron Chef" Ballard style. Free admission. Great entertainment and cause.

Ballard Writers x Seven on 11.4.16!

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:53:40 +0000

The 7th Annual Ballard Writers Collective event prompts a trip down a memory lane of writers. Event on Friday, November 4, 2016.

Oh, (West) Woodland Park!

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 22:49:23 +0000

Who are these Woodland Park Players?

Who Can Stop Seattle City Light at Loyal Heights?

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:32:43 +0000

Can citizens present Seattle City Light with our own Notice of Violation? Can we finally get someone with enough guts to change an ordinance that effectively forces individuals to raise the funds to buy public lands they’ve paid for as taxpayers and ratepayers?

Welcoming Mike O’Brien to District 6

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 01:05:13 +0000

The best exchange of the evening came when O’Brien stood up and offered his seat to Weatbrook. “Thanks but I tried that already,” she said.

Christmas Bird Count in Ballard (Lowlands)

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:48:09 +0000

Audubon's Christmas Bird Count is international, for me personal.

Welcome to Seattle’s “Parks & Recs”

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 02:01:26 +0000

New Seattle Superintendent of Parks Jesus Aguirre has been on a get-acquainted listening tour and he's been hearing a lot.

Three-Ring Circus of Ballard

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:10:19 +0000

Ballard News-Tribune. July 29, 2015 Week in Review I remember warning a young parent that from the time your child starts kindergarten time speeds up. The days that seemed too long walking back from Ballard, pushing the empty stroller and balancing groceries and giraffe toy while the toddler examined every blade of grass, you’ll miss