Monthly Archives: May 2011

PSCZ

No, PSCZ is not a stock. Wait a minute while I check, maybe it is. It’s not a stock. (But PSCZX is a $2B mutual fund.) Around my neighborhood, PSCZ stand for the Puget Sound Convergence Zone. Cliff Mass’ excellent … Continue reading

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A Million Thoughts

Money is on my mind. That’s probably because it’s the end of the month and I’m not a millionaire. Actually, when I was a millionaire, money was on my mind at the end of the month, but the thoughts were … Continue reading

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Crowded Art Markets

Aargh! We’re  crowded. As of a few months ago I spend most Saturdays sitting and selling my art. Paul Petersen has extra space in his metal and glass studio; so, he’s has opened the doors to local artists in a … Continue reading

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Overlooked Upstart Seedlings

Big things start small. Acorns to oaks, snowflakes to avalanches, ideas to revolutions. Big things are in the news, whether we are interested or not; but, because they are big, editors and reporters talk about them. Big things touch many … Continue reading

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One Stop Shop Town

Big city life means lots of boutiques that only sell one thing in the middle of town and mega-stores on the outskirts that claim the convenience of one-stop shopping. I don’t live there anymore. Last night a favorite local island … Continue reading

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Taught Muscles

We’ve been wrapped up tight. Can you feel it too? Terrorists tightened up our security efforts to ridiculous effect. Centuries of unintended consequences endanger our environment. Food scares make dinner an occasion for debate instead of relaxation. I think it’s … Continue reading

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Safe Tech Relations

My apologies to Casey Crafts. I was supposed to teach a class there today, but had to cancel. They were going to let me teach basket weaving, but I ran out of time and backed out. In Washington State, English … Continue reading

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Comfortable Care

“Old age ain’t no place for sissies.” It’s a quote attributed to Bette Davis. Old is relative and lately I’ve felt relatively old. Relative to the ancient Romans I’m ancient, but their life expectancy was only 28 (including horrendous infant … Continue reading

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