Continuing the Exploration

My life orbits South Snohomish County, especially Lynnwood. This is where we settled at 10, where I graduated high-school, and now where I raise my son. Several decades of my life right here. I get out, we do “things”, and yet there always remains some place new. So many places, nearby, where my feet have Read More …

WA State Department of Transportation update for Snohomish County

I signed up for these email alerts some time back, and have greatly valued them. Thus, I share them with you, hoping you’ll gain valuable insight and the ability to manage your transportation needs. Cheers! And, now, with no further adieu…..   WSDOT NEWS        Washington State Department of Transportation Snohomish County  Highway and construction Updates – October 10, Read More …

Life in the Shadow

A key moment of political awareness for me came during my mid-teens. I don’t remember the full context, but I realized that I knew great details about the candidates for Seattle’s mayor, but nothing about mine (Lynnwood’s). I didn’t even  know WHO Lynnwood’s mayor was. That made me aware of the dominance of Seattle in Read More …

Toys for Tots – 2013 Campaign Underway

I love the work that Toys for Tots does. Come, give them a hand. Toys for Tots 2013 Campaign, Located at VFW Post 2100 2711 Oakes Avenue, Downtown Everett (yes, it’s warehouse space) Check out www.toysfortots.org for hours The US Marine Corps Toys for Tots South Snohomish County (from Smokey Point down south to include Shoreline…yeah, Read More …

Fundraiser for Old Dog Haven this Saturday in Lake Stevens

Old Dog Haven is a great local group that, well, supports homeless senior dogs (check out the website…I’m very fond of their work). Sammeke is the dog/owner of my good friend, Scott Watkins. For more details about the event (though it looks like all the gory details are in the jpeg below), head over to https://www.facebook.com/Sammeke10thBirthdayBash.

Some Friday Thoughts

Just reviewing my blog content when a thought occurred to me: I’m posting mostly press releases lately. That’s really not my vision for this site, yet it is a component. I receive so many messages with really interesting/relevant information, and cool opportunities that I want to share with you. And, often, the copywriters do a Read More …

4th Annual Livable Snohomish County Summit and County Council Candidate Forum

A great opportunity to get involved, meet the candidates and stay informed.   4th Annual Livable Snohomish County Summit and County Council Candidate Forum Saturday, October 12, 2013  –  9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PUD Building 2320 California Street, Everett This event is FREE to everyone and will include a free lunch (with gluten and lactose free options). Because we are Read More …