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A “Bucket List” may the best way to to totally squeeze everything from each minute, each day

The realization is that there was a time in my life when I came to the end of each day and I was totally, totally exhausted.  This was true even though it was difficult to get my head to stop […]

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Holiday Stress

The MayoClinic.com site has some wonderful selections on how to beat holiday stress, or maybe make it manageable.  Click Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping, How to be happy: Tips for cultivating contentment, or Relaxation techniques: Try these […]

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We burned 400 million gallons of gas today

The USA consumes 400 million gallons of gasoline every day. This red hot demand for gas has pushed gas prices to record highs. In many areas, fuel prices can vary by 20-30 cents per gallon or more. Do your part… […]

A Seattle morning…
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A Seattle morning…

We watched the sun come up sitting on the beach at the Edmonds Underwater Park before we walked up the hill to downtown Edmonds and ate breakfast, one of those wonderful, too large breakfasts that where very close to my […]

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Seattle rates “1” as most walkable city

If you go to the Walk Friendly Communities site you will find a post on the 11 most walkable cities.  It has some interesting information on why, how, Seattle has developed its number one ranking.  It says a lot about […]

Calling all frogs in search of a princess
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Calling all frogs in search of a princess

The world is full of princesses and frogs.  It’s the foundation for everything else in our world.  I think we have this mechanism built into us to know the moment we come across either without any uncertainty, and of course […]

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Seattle-Washington web cams can give you an eye on your world

Washington State and Seattle web cams can be an eye on our orld.  They can show you road conditions, weather, and give you a hint of what your day could be.  I have listed a variety of web cams that […]

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So what is your Seattle definition of spring?

We all have that special moment, that special event that defines spring for us.  Several years back I put a 20 X 20 porch on the front of my house and landscaped to surround the porch with Lilacs, Wisteria, and […]

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Reduce gas consumption in Seattle…easier than you think

The first step was to turn my transportation plan away from a single car-single passenger plan to a mixed use transportation plan.  I did a lot of research up front so I can tell you about buses, etc, but the […]

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A Bucket List can turn a dream into a memory…believe

Writing it down is the first step in making a memory.   That was the reason for