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Steamcon 2013

1385200_10202439359535002_2004311661_nMy dear friend Cynthia and I attended Steamcon 2013, mostly as a way to educate ourselves about the Steampunk concept. Boy was it fun and imaginative! The only thing I didn’t love was driving in a corset. 😦


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2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 9,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 16 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.

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Merry Christmas!

Joy to the World! Merry Christmas and safe travels to you all!

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Fuel for writing at Seattle Coffee Festival

Fuel for writing at Seattle Coffee Festival. A stimulating afternoon!

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Honoring our Veterans

Thank you!

To all our veterans, past and present, thank you for your sacrifice. We honor you.

Without you we wouldn’t have the freedom to write what we love and believe, or read others’ honest feelings and beliefs.

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Seattle + Coffee = Love

If you don’t live here, you really don’t get it. Sure, you need your coffee in the morning just like any other responsible adult. But in Seattle there is a special connection with our java that transcends the relationship of people in a lot of other places. We drink it hot, iced, mixed with other stuff, straight-up and super-concentrated, and even diet. Starbucks, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Tully’s, and lots of other less famous places got their successful start here for a reason. Here’s why: Continue reading

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