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 …

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 …

My curiosities, buildings, real estate and Everett

I noticed a classic older building in downtown Everett the other day. The building doesn’t look bad at all, but it’s completely vacant; not even the storefront spaces are occupied. These are things that capture my attention. I’m pulling a blog post together about this particular property, as it’s pretty interesting. Well, to me, at Read More …

Changes in Lynnwood: Bye Safeway?

A couple of years ago I noted that Albertsons acquired Safeway. And here in Lynnwood we have an intersection with one of each kitty-corner to the other. I had a hunch that one of them was doomed, most likely Safeway. To me, the store always seemed to be struggling, always rather empty. Then I noticed Read More …

Lynnwood Is Hosting Community Disaster Preparedness Town Hall on March 15

As many/most of you know, Western Washington is due (perhaps even overdue) for a major earthquake. The best thing we can do is prepare. And our friends at the City of Lynnwood have pulled together the following event below to do just that.   What would you do in a natural disaster or emergency? Would Read More …