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Sun, sun, sun . . . at last! After speculation that summer would be cancelled, the sun is blazing down again. And of course, not moments after the sun arrived, so did the chorus of “It’s too hot!”
As the third of five children, I learned to live in the middle, working both sides to my advantage and negotiating, always negotiating.
Can you spot the sentence that is not contained within our nation’s Declaration of Independence?
Q: What is the difference between adding a Web site to my favorites and bookmarking a Web site?
If you’ve been watching the steady climb of gasoline prices, you may have missed the latest boost by the state to the gas tax. As of July 1, the state added the final 1.5-cent increase from the 2005 transportation revenue package passed by the Legislature.
How well do you, your family and friends know your country’s history? Take the following quiz and find out. It could make for some interesting conversations during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Note: This week’s column is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, “Relative Discomfort: The Family Survival Guide.” I simply couldn’t wait to share it with you! Enjoy, and look for the book in stores this fall. I will also be doing some book and stand-up events across the country — with special attention paid to Kirkland, Redmond and my homeys of the greater Eastside. Hope to see you there!
And I thought the weather got people riled up! Going from meteorology to the energy industry put me in stormy seas.
The other day, I thought of a new law that ought to be enacted.
As co-owner of a technology company, it is my role and responsibility to stay up-to-date on the arrival and adaptation of as many technological ideas, innovations and practices as humanly possible.
Several years ago, I watched a thought-provoking film, The Great Divorce, based on the book by C. S. Lewis.
With Fourth of July just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate. But before your family celebrates this year, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety.
Thinking of buying a new television? Well, apparently you are not alone if a new jumbo-tronic video monster is calling your name. According to a consumer survey taken this May, more Americans than ever are thinking of getting a new TV.
Every candidate for president, the U.S. Senate and Congress should be asked the following question this year: Do you want the price of gasoline to come down?
Downtown Redmond needs a makeover.
A Q&A feature on various tech questions.
Among the sights I have yet to see is that of a protestor marching in front of the corporate headquarters of Raid, carrying a placard that says, “End the killing of spiders, fleas, houseflies, chiggers, mealworms and cockroaches!”
So you’ve graduated, now what? Over the past couple weeks, several hundred students from Redmond threw their flat hats into the air — knowing that they will soon come down to Earth. Capped by throwing your caps in the air, high school graduation is a day devoted to celebrating an important point in students’ lives. Examinations are finally over, scruffiness is replaced with fancy clothes and parents admire their children for reaching the finishing line of a long marathon. Most of all, it is a time of unrestrained optimism.
What makes someone great at what they do? What propels them to the top of the pack?
Our Pacific Northwest climate generally limits outdoor dining activities to 3 or 4 months of the year.