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Do your hands smell? Some suggestions

One of the biggest complaints I hear about regarding prepping fresh ingredients like garlic and onions is how odors from these ingredients tend to linger on your hands afterward. This can not only be …

The pain from our value conflicts

May is set aside to think about Mental Health issues so let’s explore moral value conflicts and how those conflicts affect us and our relationships.   A few of my sources include Jack …

Volunteering later in life

Several weeks ago, the Edmonds Waterfront Center hosted a volunteer fair.  We had over 500 community members attend. Though the fair was open to all, many who attended were older adults. As …

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Southern resident orcas endangered for 19 years now

When the southern resident orcas were listed as an endangered species in 2005, there were 88 individuals in the population. The following year, the Endangered Species Coalition established …

Retiring and ready for Medicare? Here's some thoughts

More than  four million  Americans will turn 65 this year, more than ever before. Whether this milestone means retirement or not, these individuals need to make important choices about …

Mill Creek Veterans Monument needs to be updated

Customarily, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, veterans are often approached and greeted with “thank you for your service”; “thank you and your love ones for serving our …

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Potato, Potato, Potato: Part 1

What is better than a potato? The humble potato is versatile, transformable, and delectable. Potatoes can be the base of a dish, a side, or the star of the show. Potatoes can be covered and …

The wise and insightful Will Rogers

As you enter into this article, keep in mind this is my adaptation of Will Rogers’ (1879-1935) expressed views. I’m not a well-founded witness because what I know comes from the …

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Enriching your dog’s life through food

As humans we often talk about food for dogs as “dog food.” Sometimes we decide to offer them “human food.” But what makes one kind of food “human food” and …

Regarding racism in America, it’s my opinion that it has to be officially acknowledged as having existed, with all the ugliness and warts it has. One thing that I hear from some White Americans …

These folks are absolutely insane

OK, I’m pretty sure that about half of the readers of this particular column will not agree with me, while I think the other half will. A friend was kind enough to bring me to a Seahawks …

From my kitchen to yours

I am excited to announce the release of my new cookbook: “From My Kitchen to Yours,” with over 130 recipes. I have been working on this book for nearly the past three years, and I am so …

Is the thrill of victory worth the agony of defeat?

Hey, all you Seahawks and Mariners fans out there. Do you happen to remember ABC television's long-running series "The Wide World of Sports"? Specifically, Olympics sports announcer Jim McKay's …

‘May the 4th be with you’: Says almost everyone on my birthday

May the 4th has become a thing. A “Star Wars” thing, to be exact. Since the first “Star Wars” movie was released in 1977, everything from light sabers to cinnamon bun …

The outbreak of male loneliness

In 1949, May was designated as Mental Health Month. I propose we use May to become aware of what is being called the Male Loneliness Syndrome.  Remember those times when you felt …

What if there’s no ‘there’ there?

Many people move to towns like Mukilteo, Edmonds, and Mill Creek because they like the small-town “feel,” and want to raise their kids or retire in a safe place that has a strong sense …

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