Tag Archives: Seattle

Places In My Heart

Monica and I found ourselves in Seattle in mid-November. It rained. The reason for our visit is too silly to relate (though I may do so someday). But we made the best of it. We rode the light rail from … Continue reading

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Loyalties Don’t Get More Divided Than This

Let’s be real clear on this – come Sunday afternoon, Peyton’s my man. I don’t know what it is about the guy, but ever since he took over quarterbacking for the Indianapolis Colts, I’ve loved him. His first season, he … Continue reading

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Whatever We Had Once Was Gone

One of the most frustrating and wonderful things about living in America is that we believe in magic. We have witnessed so many amazing things in our lifetime – from the personal (the ability to maintain friends across previously insurmountable … Continue reading

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Seattle, 1977

If there was a charmed year in my charmed life, it was 1977. Take, for instance, how I got my first full-time job after graduating from college. Before graduating, I had met a girl who lived in Seattle. After graduating, … Continue reading

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Death of a Skillet

My skillet died last week while I was making pancakes. This was not just any skillet. It was a Sunbeam skillet that I received as a gift when I moved into my first apartment sans roommates in November of 1978. … Continue reading

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