Category Archives: shopping

What children fear more than anything else.


The memory of them still haunts me. I would be in the middle of my summer vacation.  The vacation seemed like it could go on forever. And then “it” would arrive. The dreaded Back to School circular. Upon its arrival, my … Continue reading

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The little things in life


I handle the bigger challenges in life better than the little ones.  When my Dad died twelve years ago, it was horrible but I think I exhibited some grace during the time between his death and his burial.  The same … Continue reading

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A little of this, a little of that


We did our video shoot at McKinnon Furniture’s wood shop and showroom yesterday and it was a hoot.  My cameraman extraordinaire Johnathan Iishi and I spend the entire day with Sheila McKinnon and Theresa Schneider and their amazing craftspeople who … Continue reading

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I actually feel sorry for the Denver Broncos


I have always been a Washington Redskins fan.  I can’t even remember what prompted me to root for the Skins initially, but I did so even after the Seattle Seahawks came to town in 1976.  My favorite Skins game memory was … Continue reading

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The Germans have arrived and they brought schnitzel


As told you yesterday, Seattle has loads of outdoorsy types who wouldn’t be caught dead driving anything but a Subaru.  But there are plenty of people who live in Seattle who could never be described as outdoorsy.  But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Are these American cars?


Cars are the biggest purchase, outside a house, most of us will ever make.  As you have probably figured out by now if you have visited my blog more than once, I urge you to buy “American” not because I want to improve … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, start your engines!


This week, Detroit hosts the annual North American International Auto Show so I thought it was an opportune time to do a post on American cars.  The biggest consumer product purchase most Americans will make in their lives is a car.  … Continue reading

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