Southbound I-5 Silver Lake rest area to close Wednesday, April 26

You know that little rest area on I5 south, right by the truck scales south of Everett Mall? If you don’t, well, fret not…I know many people who’ve lived here their whole lives who are oblivious to it’s existence. I’ve stopped there a handful of times. But, since most of my driving in this area Read More …

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day This Saturday

Perhaps you, like me, has a medicine cabinet filled with expired medications you have had no idea what to do with. The garbage, as well as the toilet, we know are terrible. So, here’s a solution: the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. In south Snohomish Read More …

The Tulips Of Skagit Are In Full Glory Now – Plan Ahead

Tulip traffic was pretty brutal last weekend. I saw back ups starting in Lynnwood. I don’t know how far the congestion went, often it opens up some north of Marysville/Arlington. Anyway, I was hoping that the Easter holiday was a large contributor, but the good folks at WA DOT aren’t so sure. They’re predicting even Read More …

Everett CC’s 2017 Anime & Manga Arts Festival in May

The good folks at Everett Community College, along with the City of Everett’s Cultural Arts Commission are delighted to bring you their 2017 Japanese Anime and Manga Arts Festival. Next month, May 19th & 20th…and this event is FREE! And open to everyone. Their website has all the details.

Cinerama’s Anime Festival

I’m pretty excited that the good folks at Cinerama are hosting their first Anime Movie Festival. They’ll be featuring twenty-three genre favorites including Akira, Ghost in the Shell, Paprika and Cowboy Bebop. If you like Studio Ghibli, they’ll be heavily featured including ten masterpieces from famed anime grand master Hayao Miyazaki. These titles include Spirited Away, Read More …

Slowing Moving Day In Everett

It was a weird day to be at the Snohomish County administrative offices. One: for some strange reason, tons of people were submitting plans/requests for permits. Not sure the causality of that. But the line was LOONNGGG. Two: there was plenty of media presence, most likely due to this story: “Cascade Mall shooter dies in Read More …

What a lovely day!

Today was pretty delightful. First, got to sleep in…always a boon. My wife and I hit the Brook’s Tent Sale. Though I’m no longer a runner, my wife and son are. And I’m something of an avid walker, so good shoes are valuable to me. Next stop, a friend of ours, who makes killer cinnamon rolls, Read More …