A couple of WA geek events off the beaten path

A friend of mine shared a few cons that I’d not heard of yet. These are down in Thurston, Lewis and Grays Harbor counties. Anyway, check ’em out. HarborCon is at the Aberdeen Library on July 16 at 6:00 pm! Teens: pick up a ticket at any Grays Harbor Library! pic.twitter.com/MHoZ6zGWyJ — Timberland Library (@TRLDistrict) June Read More …

Man, What a Weekend

This one was pretty full. Graduation parties, that was both delightful and alarming. I’ve known these kids since they were quite small. And I know that the next few years will be filled with these moments. The main shift that’ll happen going forward, though: I’ll have known the kids since they were even younger. Pretty Read More …

My, it’s rather brisk today

After the past few days of 80 F + weather, this drop to the 60s is rather brisk. Dare I say “cold”? However, it’s nice to not sweat so much. The drop is temperature is actually quite nice.  Just wishing I had a sweater right now. I guess I, like most Seattle-folk, aren’t happy  unless Read More …

Lynnwood Fire Department’s Disaster Preparedness Training June 11

I can’t think of a better way to be a great neighbor. Join us this Saturday, June 11 from 10am-noon at Fire Station 14 to build and strengthen your disaster readiness skills with the Lynnwood Fire Department. Learn the basics of first aid, ladder climbing and rescue cribbing, how to turn off your gas and Read More …

Home Maintenance Tip Of The Day: Driveways

I get many emails from a wide array of folks. Got the message below from a contractor acquaintance. Now, I must admit, driveway maintenance is not generally on my radar. However, it’s an important thing to do to maintain your home’s value. Messed up driveways are pretty annoying. Anyway, read and learn! Every driveway has a Read More …

An Edmonds Haiku

Along the water Clarity flowing inwards A day in Edmonds I love the tranquil feeling of walking along the Edmonds shoreline. One of my favorite places on earth. Memories; of my my grandparents, my mom, my wife and now watching my son grow up. All these upon the sandy shores near the ferry. Part of Read More …