Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nice work Frenchie!


I am an adequate cook.  My son Ben is one of those annoying people who can throw together all sorts of ingredients with no real recipe and produce delicious food.  Da nerve!  Anyway, cooking is a big deal here in Seattle and … Continue reading

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Reality check


One of my favorite Monty Python skits involved the Royal Society For Putting Things on top of other Things.  During the skit, John Cleese explains that his chapter of the Society has not put one thing on top of another thing in the … Continue reading

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She’s a far superior Super Hero than Iron Man!


Every once in a while, you discover a person doing something so kind that you just want to join in.  The lady pictured above, Robyn Rosenberger, lives in Seattle and has created a wonderful organization, TinySuperheros.  I read about Robyn in an … Continue reading

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Soon you’ll need these!


Sure, it was nearly eighty in Minnesota today.  But give it a couple of months and those temperatures will be a distant memory.  Instead, our sisters and brothers in the Twin Cities will be dealing with mountains of snow.  Even here … Continue reading

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Shame on you Sears!


Photo courtesy of John Gress for The New York Times I have never been much of a fan of Sears.  The lion’s share of what they sell is imported with tons of crap being made in the Middle Kingdom.  Well … Continue reading

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