Showing up is a show of strength
The other morning the city was serene as a sleeping child. No planes whining overhead. Few cars jostling the streets. Seattle quiet under a thick white quilt.
At my house this lasted until my kids woke up. Loudly expecting food for breakfast that I foolishly did not have.
It was 7 a.m. The city was frozen. Which was when my thoughts turned, as they often do in a pinch, to Luel.
“I bet the Ethiopians made it in,” I said to my wife as I headed out the door.
Sure enough, Luel’s shop — the Madrona Market at 33rd and East Union — was open. As it always is. No matter what. …
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It’s good to know of this walk-able option for food. I’ve been in there once or twice, normally when I was at the library and needed a snack. They also stock Boars Head meat, which I appreciate.