Tomorrow! Greendrinks Start-up Fair!

When I worked in Environmental Affairs, and worked in Seattle, I attended these regularly.  It’s a bit of a hike, though, so, the likelihood of me making it there are slim. I still highly recommend attending, though. It’s definitely worth the time.  You’ll meet amazing people doing incredible work. Tomorrow is our first ever Greendrinks Read More …

Where the heck is Burton, WA?

I work in a Real Estate office, and have spent the majority of life in Washington, and have traveled extensively, so I’m often asked “where is” city x. Often, I actually know. Today, this one got me: Burton. I’d never heard of it until today, but it looks like a really lovely place. Vashon Island Read More …

City of Lynnwood Purchases Seabrook Property for Environmental Conservation

This makes me happy and proud! City of Lynnwood Purchases Seabrook Property for Environmental Conservation, ensuring environmental preservation in perpetuity LYNNWOOD, WA (March 23, 2015) – The City of Lynnwood is please to announce that the title transfer of the the Seabrook Heights Property from West View Properties, Inc to the City of Lynnwood has Read More …

Maker Day @ MOHAI: Coding

This looks amazing and delightful; what a great way to develop both creativity and technical problem-solving. I plan to get down there! Maker Day: Coding Saturday, April 25, 2015, 11:00am – 02:00pm On the last Saturday of the month, come to Maker Day at MOHAI to tinker, experiment and create alongside some of Seattle’s most innovative makers. Drop in Read More …

WSDOT work this weekend in Everett, and other news

Snohomish County  Highway and construction Updates   I-5 Everett bridge inspection Saturday If you’re headed north on I-5 Saturday morning – maybe headed to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival (see below) – be ready for some potential slowdown near the SR 526/SR 527 interchange. WSDOT bridge maintenance crews will be doing bridge inspection work that Read More …

American Spirits: A MOHAI Exhibit

Starting last week, MOHAI is presenting American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition.  Running now until August 23, the story of Prohibition, Seattle and the way our region both pushed the boundaries, as well as feeling the impact of this hallmark period in our country’s evolution. Should be a fascinating exploration in this social experiment and Read More …

Fraud Alert from BECU: Text Messages & Phone Calls

I received this email today. Over the weekend, we received one of these text messages. They are alarming, but they are classic phishing. Do NOT respond! And, bless the folks at BECU, if you already have, call 800-233-2328 IMMEDIATELY! They’re ready to get you safe again.   view e-mail as a webpage Fraud Alert: Text Messages Read More …

Oh, So Much Northwest Geek Delight This Weekend

Yeah, the Emerald City Comicon is done, but that’s not even close to all the geek delight the region has the offer. There are events throughout the year, and these two are (both) this weekend. April 2-5: Norwescon (Seatac) April 3-5: Sakuracon And there are still more. I’ve started a list of all the regions Read More …

Messed Up Love Songs

After my drive in this morning, I think need to make a place list “F***ed up love songs”. Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” and Uncle Kracker’s “Follow Me” topped the mix, but are hardly exclusive. It amazes me just how many unhealthy relationships are featured in song. What does that say about our culture? Nothing good, Read More …