Galen Patterson

Galen Patterson August 1, 2019

Part 1 in a series devoted to making permanent water-conscious lifestyle changes. By Galen Patterson In 2017, a six-year drought in California was declared over by then-Governor Jerry Brown. That year was particularly rainy in Southern California, and the most extreme water saving measures were relaxed. Almost immediately, water usage began to increase to pre-drought […]

Galen Patterson July 26, 2018

By Galen Patterson On a recent trip to “America’s Dairyland,” my sister Hanni expressed an extreme and undying interest in visiting her post-high-school home: Milwaukee. Having not spent much time in Milwaukee I agreed to go, as did her husband, twin sister and her spouse. To maximize nostalgic value and seize the absolute most out […]

Galen Patterson July 5, 2018

By Galen Patterson This year’s opening night of the 626 Night Market appeared to be a great success. A massive crowd was streaming into the Santa Anita parking lot shortly after opening, and by 8 p.m., the parking lot was nearly full. Below the glow of the beacon-like Dave and Buster’s sign on the eastern […]