Fundraiser for #Edmonds Church of the Beloved on October 24th

Church of the Beloved’s boiler has broken and “winter is coming!” They have an offer of free labor, but need to raise the $8,000 to buy a new boiler. So they are hosting the following fundraiser: Sound of Music Sing-A-Long and Octoberfest Events Saturday, Oct 24 Movie Showings at 5pm & 8pm Song lyrics provided! Doors Read More …

Sausage And Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

 Made this tasty creation last night. It was fantastic. I’ll quickly sum up the Facebook video. Do watch the video, and, heck, give Tasty a quick “like”. Ingredients: One Acorn Squash One Onion Two Stalks Celery One tsp each salt & pepper One tsp Rosemary Three Cloves Garlic One Half Pound Sausage One Apple One Read More …

Spotify, Apple Music, And The Masses Of Online Music Choices

A few months back, I gave the new Apple Music a go. As a long time Spotify user, I was mainly compelled by access to Apple’s library, with the expectation that the service would have access to the full catalog. Well, that’s not the case. With that, it’s not quite clear when a song is available Read More …

Blogging & Vlogging

Just watched Chris Pirillo getting interviewed by Press Play Consulting. Pretty interesting stuff. Chris has done great work both blogging, then evolving into vlogging. I haven’t been in any hurry to move into the vlog world. However, listening to Chris, I’m thinking of reconsidering this. People seem to be getting better engagement with vlogs now. Read More …

The Life of a Real Estate Office Manager

I loved seeing this piece featuring Christy Belt Grossman, the office manager for the Belt Team, a real estate team with Keller Williams in Virginia. We have pretty solid parallels and do much the same kind of work. It’s really a delight to see the “behinds the scenes” folks getting some credit and appreciate for what Read More …

Changes Afoot In Lynnwood

Over the past few weeks, major construction projects have started which will significantly impact Lynnwood. In particular, there are three large multi-family projects in process. 1) The CityCenter apartments on 196th & 36th, right across from the Convention Center, 2) the Lynnwood CityCenter Senior Living Apartments just north of 196th on 40th, 3) Lynnwood Place, next Read More …

A Few Thoughts About Marysville

Most of my life has been spent in Snohomish County, thus I’ve had some familiarity with Marysville. Usually it was the Marysville-Pilchuck high-school football team destroying my Meadowdale team (back then we were the Chiefs). Besides a dominant football team in the 1980s, I otherwise thought of them as a place that had a Burger King right off Read More …