Memorial Day Weekend + Great Weather = Traffic

This morning I heard a brief blurb about this weekend’s traffic. It’s going to be lovely, and there are some great events like Folklife going on (besides Folklife, my favorite so far is Tankfest in Everett at Paine Field. Everyone will be on the roads! Expect horrible traffic throughout the Puget Sound region, and plan Read More …

Aviation Film Festival: We Should Have One In The Seattle Area

My son discovered this film festival hosted by the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Film Festival Now I’m wondering, with such amazing institutions like Boeing, the Museum of Flight, the Future of Flight and the Museum of History and Industry, why we don’t have a similar film festival here in Seattle. Read More …

May is Muppets Month in Seattle!

First off, on May 13th, the Seattle Public Library will host Jim Henson Con at the Central Library. Running from 10 am to 5 pm, this all ages event will have such activities as crafts, costumes, and, my favorite, a Labyrinth Sing-Along! Then starting on May 20, MoPOP will be hosting The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination 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 …

Any of you going to #Seattle’s “Network After Work” Event this Wednesday, March 22

Hey Seattle-based chums, Any of you planning on attending “Network After Work Seattle at Amber“? It’s Wednesday evening right by Pike Place Market. For me, driving to downtown mid-week/evenings is a bit of a pain. Back when I worked at Starbucks it was easy (it’s only a few minutes north, and, ostensibly, on my way home). Read More …

Halloween Approaches Lynnwood

Ah, a lovely Saturday in Lynnwood! Nary a cloud, and rather warm. Besides the basic logistical efforts of weekend life (laundry, decluttering, groceries…), today was the day to costume shop. Well, for the kid, who’s losing his kid-like qualities quickly. We made our way to Lynnwood’s Spirit Halloween. Even as I’m walking in, I can Read More …

Well, it’s the weekend…what’cha you gonna do?

So, one of my favorite Saturday things is finished for 2016, the Edmonds Summer Market. However, there’s still plenty of stuff to do. If you still need your Farmer’s Market fix, Everett’s is still going for another two weeks. Catch a movie at the Edmonds Theatre Liz Tran has a solo show at Edmonds’ Zinc Art Read More …