Letter to the editor part two, or: All is not Lost; The Swiftees took over downtown Seattle yesterday and I’m not complaining. It was a pretty cool change-up from the All-Star crowd week.
I just had to laugh though. A solid hour after the show had started, I spotted a group of girls in summer dresses and cowboy boots and an array of crazy hats and sunglasses riding their bikes with abandon at 4th and Jackson, the full stadium throbbing behind them, to which they were oblivious. They were just lost in the absolute joy of being young. It was so beautiful it almost brought me to tears.
I think Taylor Swift is amazing.
Eric Jarvis is a Real Change vendor. His previous letter to the editor spoke on his frustration with how the All-Star Games didn’t lead to increased sales of Real Change. His badge number for Venmo payments is 3310.
Read more of the Aug. 2-8, 2023 issue.