The early morning sun felt good as I sat basking in it on the
sidewalks of Magnolia Village recently. I was enjoying my morning
coffee, and as usual, I was dressed in my summer uniform of Hawaiian
shirt, shorts and sandals.
The city certainly got itself into a mess when it instituted its
ordinance requiring Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) customers to separate
their compost from their garbage.
I feel so excited to launch my new book in September! And a
little lost because my mom didn’t live long enough to share this with
Seattle Children’s Home was a valued Queen Anne neighbor
for more than 100 years. Since Toll Brothers took ownership, this
property has been neglected, and the revised plan to pack 58 townhouses
into the site is anything but neighborly.
It’s that time of year when young women and men across the
state make plans for entering college. For many, the first year on
campus will be an exciting experience filled with hope and promise; for
others, it could become a nightmare.