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The Heart That Will Never Stop

A few summers ago, my daughter Sarah was bound for Denver. Sarah had committed to serve in the AmeriCorps’ City Year program. Before she left, I helped to pack up her car. She had a few meager belongings, mostly clothes and books. She had sold off almost everything else she had owned.  She was off to more than a grand adventure; this journey was meant to jumpstart her career as an educator. Moments before she left, I took a photo of her at Kerry Park, overlooking the city of Seattle. In the photo she is holding her City Year badge and beaming with pride.  She wanted to know if her passion for teaching was a passing fancy or her true heart’s desire. Soon she would find out.

The Robots are Here!

Seattle Academy's robotics program supports the development of student skills in the context of building a robot to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC). 

The Gaboriau Center for Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa Closing on July 20

The Gaboriau Center for Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa will close on Thursday, July 20. Henri P. Gaboriau, MD, FACS is moving to the Massena Memorial Hospital in Massena, New York.

Message to Bed, Bath & Beyond: Free the PODS!

Hi! It's Media Bitch here! Did you know that mega chain store Bed, Bath & Beyond locks up its laundry and dishwashing soap PODS, so addicts and homeless people don't shoplift them? it seems as though  PODS can be turned into quick cash on the mean streets of downtown Seattle. See what happens when this couple unwittingly lingered too long in the PODS aisle.

Neighborhood Activists Pressure the City of Seattle

From Seattle 

Neighborhood Activists Pressure the City of Seattle to Do the Right Thing

In a city choked by the heavy artillery of cranes and construction crews, two Seattle residents are taking a stand in their own Queen Anne neighborhood. Jack and Louise Locke are the voice of reason during the great Seattle construction boom. They want to stop the rezoning of a single family...