Author Archives: Daniel monk Pelfrey

Education Activity: Croquet Party

  This post is in partnership with Education.com to help combat the “summer slide” many kids experience between grades. Here is one activity you can do at home that is fun as well as providing an educational opportunity. You can … Continue reading

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Family Forest Fest Expands

The Family Forest Festival is coming and this year it is expanding to three locations. What is the Family Forest Festival? That was the question I had when I first heard about it. Apparently it started last year in Oregon … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th Anniversary Box

As a present to myself I cashed in some of my Best Buy certificates and picked up the 5th anniversary edition of The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Sure, I have the album on vinyl, and on … Continue reading

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Working Out With The Alarm

This is sort of a follow-up to my post a month ago about my attending City Cycle Seattle for spin classes. And not. In a way. It is also about smoke alarms. Let me explain. Sort of. Well, I have … Continue reading

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Bambi (Signature Collection Blu-ray)

There are a few thoughts that enter my head as I rewatch Bambi for the first time in years, the first of which is wondering why the name is often associated with women but the character of Bambi is male. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Poptone

I have touched on the music of Bauhaus and Love And Rockets┬ábefore, but one band that also shares band members with the other two I have not yet talked about – Tones On Tail. Guitarist Daniel Ash and drummer Kevin … Continue reading

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Latest Fair Musical Announcements

I know I’m running late with these last two announcements, but as I have mentioned before, I have been a bit busy. First, a free (with gate admission) show is taking place on September 4 that celebrates the music of … Continue reading

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My Problem With The 2017 Mariners Kids Club

I have been a vocal proponent of the Mariners Kid’s Club for years. It has been a good deal and while almost every MLB team has some form of Kids Club the Mariners have had one of the best. Last … Continue reading

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The 2017 Cheerios Challenge Is Underway

Last year, sort of out of the blue, the Cheerios Challenge was born. For those not aware it was simply stacking individual Cheerios on a sleeping baby and taking a picture of the result, seeing who could get the highest … Continue reading

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Metal Machine Music (Lou Reed – Artist Of The Year Part 7)

This is a gloriously difficult album to listen to. And part of what I like about it is that it is intentionally designed to be difficult. I can’t even post one of the tracks here as an example of what … Continue reading

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