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Spring Cocktails

Alright, I’m diverting from the norm.

Supposed to be 70 degrees today. I’m putting Jordan and Amanda on the spot and challenging them to make some hot weather drinks in any style y’all want. 78 more words

Feedback Lounge

More Rainwise, Less Forced Bioswales?

Spring has sprung, sunny, beautiful and blue one moment–gray and rainy the next. At West Seattle Raingardens, we’re enjoying the shift of the seasons. And we’re pleased to see King County’s increased promotion of the Rainwise program. 302 more words

Bookstores Smell Like Happiness

I found the ideal book smell in a small used bookstore in West Seattle this past weekend. I was visiting friends and we walked into a small shop off California Ave. 205 more words


Drunks are like fruit trees

I changed my pants today, which is notable because I took a vow to keep wearing the corduroys until I got the garage done, and that was a week ago last Tuesday. 929 more words


Cherry Blossom Days in Seattle

Cherry blossoms are a sure sign that Spring is near.  The delicate blooms reach their peak in mid-March, here in Seattle, and they appear for only a week or two – then they’re gone, until next year.   68 more words


When Too Much is Just Right

We are taught from childhood that excess is inherently negative. Certainly, as a trained artist, I had a certain version of that idea reinforced throughout my studies. 235 more words

Human Nature

Mongo Goes to Lincoln Park with Dad

Mongo was ready for some outdoor time. Dad took him to the big park by the water.   They headed into the forest trails, and we meandered back and forth through the woods. 460 more words