Tag Archives: Seattle

Northwest Trek

Yes, this post is coming months after the fact, but I still want to get it posted, so here it is. Back in May the Cub Scouts took a trip to Northwest Trek. A couple of requirements for different levels … 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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Spinning In Place

There are two things you should know and keep in mind while reading this post. The first is that I’m not really a morning person. I get up early because I have to, not because I want to. People who … Continue reading

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Expanding Aerial History

A while back I told you about the Flying Heritage Collection new exhibit Why War. Now we get the news is making a massive expansion with a third hanger which will include over 40 artifacts. This expansion will make the … Continue reading

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War In Everett?

War is tough, as in the cost is great in both material resources and human life, not to mention anything about the effect on those who survive. But what causes a nation to commit to such costs? The Flying Heritage … Continue reading

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Learn Your Manners

Seattle based restaurant El Gaucho will be hosting an etiquette course at each¬†of its locations. Seattle (both locations), Bellevue, Tacoma and Portland will have noted etiquette expert Cortney Anderson-Sanford help¬†recapture some of what is increasingly missing from today’s digitally connected … Continue reading

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The Baby Fest Approaches

evenSaturday September 24 will see BabyFest arrive in Seattle. Portland is getting the same event in May of next year. This event will be held from 11:00 to 5:00 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, but there are some ticket … Continue reading

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Apartments I Have Known

This post is directly inspired by Dawn’s post on her blog. I graduated high school in 1985 and went into the Army which housed me during my four year stint. Only once did I flirt with the idea of getting … Continue reading

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Tourist In Town

Yesterday I decided to take the kids downtown. Laura is on the other side of the country with our good friend Marianne whose mother dies. That leaves me home alone with the five young kids. Rather than simply sit around … Continue reading

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Crazy Hail

What happened in Seattle on Tuesday? It was absolutely bonkers! 15 blocks to the south of us there was a storm. 30 blocks to the north of us there was some hail. Then there was what happened on our block. … Continue reading

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