Summer Is Coming for Edmonds Own Steel Magic Northwest

This evening was Steel Magic Northwest’s “Here Comes Summer” concert, held at Edmonds Seventh Day Adventist church.  I’ve written about them before, after I saw their holiday concert. This steel drum ensemble is just amazing! Tonight’s concert was simply brilliant. An amazing amount of sound comes through these guys, and clear, crisp, wonderful sound! As Read More …

Walking this evening: A poem

An evening stroll As I’m often want To do.  These sidewalks, older than me My memories stretch back Decades.   Once, my dream,   Distant travel.  That has waned My love for this area  Grown to significant Proportions.  This path I’ve trudged At least a thousand times Changed for biredom  Now is home 

American Girl Hotel Package In Lynnwood?

Poking around the internet I found this fun piece: American Girl Hotel Stay Package at Homewood Suites Lynnwood, WA Though I have a son, and wouldn’t have been much in a place to take part in such, the writers do point out that the hotel is pretty kid friendly. I just love that the American Read More …

The Story Of A Neighborhood Eyesore

A few blocks from my house in Lynnwood there’s this beat up home that screams bank-owned to me. The front window is broken out, there are two abandoned vehicles in the front yard with their windows broken out. However, this is a decent neighborhood, close to Daleway and Lynndale parks. The main drawback to the Read More …

An abandoned car at Snohomish County Park (Perrinville)

This beat up hulk of a car has been abandoned off Olympic View Drive at Snohomish County Park. I’m unsure how they decided this was a good idea. But I wish to expound on the likely outcomes of this decision.  The car has been ticketed  The city will track them down, and that will be Read More …

What a lovely day, thunderstorms and all 

Today’s weather was certainly quirky. Earlier in the afternoon, it was nice enough in Marysville to get a 20 minute walk in.  Not too much later the thunderstorm rolled through. My son and I planned to hit the gym, but the weather knocked the power out there. So, we went out for a little ride.  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 …