The Holidays Approacheth

I find it sobering to realize one week from today is Thanksgiving. Which, for me, is when the “Holiday Season” begins. I don’t opt to participate in Black Friday madness. I love REI’s Opt Outside campaign. Definitely the preferable choice. Either that, or, if the weather outside is frightful, then I’ll enjoy a book, movie, Read More …

Here Are Some Halloween Events for Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace Folks

Halloween is a week from tomorrow! Are you looking for some fun for your goblins and ghouls? Well, below are a few Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace happenings to celebrate Halloween. Come bring your costumed Trick-or-Treater out for the fun! 30th – Pre-Halloween, I guess Lynnwood Bowl and Skate will have two skating events, all Read More …

Now it’s Safeway, or Everything Changes 

A few weeks ago, one of my local grocery stores rebranded.  After Safeway and Albertsons merged a few years back, the writing was on the proverbial wall. The Safeway branded store across the street was shuttered. A few months back, I noticed the start of a remodel. While talking with friends there, I was told Read More …

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 …