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J.P. Patches, the beloved Seattle television clown and public figure has been paid tribute in many ways, from days of celebration in his honor, to plaques from the charities and hospitals he so often gave his time and talents to, to action figures being made in his likeness, to this wonderful very lifelike and playful sculpture placed in tribute in the Fremont neighborhood in August of 2008. This is a detail of "Late for the Interurban" by sculpter Kevin Pettelle. As you might guess from the sculpture's title, it is situated just across Soltice Plaza from Waiting For the Interurban, which you saw yesterday. When I visited J.P. and Gertrude, there wasn't much sun above, despite the fact that Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhogs Day this week, predicting six more weeks of winter. But, with J.P., even amidst the gloomy gray skies and with only an iPhone to capture an image, things are always looking up!