Category Archives: Community

Analysis of my Zip Code ~ Stats 2014

I thought I’d research my corner of this blue marble and save the findings here. Bothell is a city located in King and Snohomish Counties in the state of Washington. It is part of the Seattle metropolitan area. The population … Continue reading

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Cars vs. Bikes vs Pedestrian ~ Oh My!

From a coworker, Logan, this fine response was part of a discussion about “yet another bike rider hit by a car”. Having experienced many friends nearly having been killed and heard of even more actually being killed on the very … Continue reading

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Community Band Drama ~ Johan de Meij’s “Gollum”

I was listening to this video, yet again, and marveling at how much of the band dynamics were captured. Filmed by a musician and arranger, Jeff Keith, he pans to the soloist right in time, does a lovely split screen … Continue reading

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Seattle Plans for a Biosphere ~ Seattle Sphere

Recently, the Amazon planners released this recommendation for how they would use the common area between their two new 22 floor building in the South Lake Union part of Seattle. “The intent behind the new design shown in the MUP … Continue reading

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Neighbors: Take One ~ Spot Lights

“If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn’t make your house look any better.”~ Lou Holtz Overheard: Our next-door neighbors have had some new porch lights fitted in various places round the house. These are the brightest bulbs I’ve … Continue reading

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Trickle Up Economics

hgus ~ It’s not about the economy, stupid Companies are so efficient at maximizing shareholder value and profits that if we mandated 30 days vacation, we would increase the demand for labor by more than 10%. This would wipe out … Continue reading

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A Tourist in Seattle

“To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.” ~ Tom Robbins Dear tourist, we were talking about your trip here during our meeting … Continue reading

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