Telling it like it is l Chuck's World
Last updated 3/28/2018 at Noon
Last summer, a construction company began building a neighborhood in my backyard. It’s been fascinating.
Not that I doubted that someday they would. I moved here 30 years ago, next door to a large, undeveloped plot of land belonging to neighbors who purchased it around the time I was born. I must have figured that eventually the owners would sell to developers.
Those were the whimsical days of the late 1980s, though, before the Northwest embraced speculative physics, in which nature abhors a half-acre or so of empty land. I sort of forgot about it. And it was like living next door to a...