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Sharing the spectacular unknown

People of a certain age, and movie buffs, may recall a pivotal scene in the epic “2001 – A Space Odyssey,” when a tribe of primitive humans stumbled upon a towering, gleaming, …

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 …

Learning to be colorblind

I have a Black friend. Actually, we’ve known each other for several years, so it feels more natural to say I have a friend, Kelvin, who happens to be Black. Our skin color is only an …

Why not more trees?

In 1991, my wife Cate and I, along with our 5-year-old daughter Caitlin and her Dalmatian Sparky, headed north on I-5 from Southern California to our new life in the Great Northwest. We wanted our …

Stop the madness; there are too many guns | View From Here

My wife wants to buy a gun. She isn't a Second Amendment defender or supporter of gun rights organizations. She's not interested in hunting or target shooting or some other recreational …

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