This was a first for us. 15 minutes out of Anacortes and the captain announces we are taking a detour to help a vessel in distress. We change course and the search lights go out, and in about ten minutes […]
We had a very nice visit at Firwood Farms today, this place is an unassuming little gem. Way off the beaten path, and not very commercial, but a hugely nice and good couple who own the place and make a […]
Mutant eggplant? Fermented grape jelly? Jolly Joe’s Candy? Or maybe just a starfish at low tide.
Eat your heart out, rest of the world.
Looking down the tunnel from the UW campus — thanks so much to folks at UW College of Engineering for arranging, and for “Traylor”:http://www.traylor.com/ for hosting. If Traylor hadn’t been so darn good at their job, completing this link early, […]
Seems like a nice speaker — “the Zooka”:http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1733547063/zooka-bluetooth-speaker-for-your-ipad?ref=email — (though they probably have a trademark issue to resolve) and I’m glad to support a Northwest project. It is also exciting to see the diversity of projects up on Kickstarter, and […]
I had a great week last week that left me feeling incredibly optimistic about the Seattle economy. First, Techstars Seattle Demo Day. What a super event, “lots of coverage of it”:http://www.geekwire.com/2011/favorite-pitches-techstars-demo-day-red. Great young companies, enthusiasm, great pitches, good progress in […]
Otters are so dang cute. It is hard not to fall in love with them. The picture doesn’t do justice to the constant motion as they wrestle and cavort and untangle and retangle themselves. Who wouldn’t love these little guys? […]
Techstars expands to Seattle
Scott mentioned this place, have to get there. Via this pretty useful capitol hill blog
Why Seattle VCs don’t blog – TechFlash: Seattle’s Technology News Source — John Cook wonders why we don’t blog. Obviously some of us do — myself, Rich. We do it for personal reasons, not motivated by our business — we’d […]
Frustrating morning, up early and out to the trailhead but road chained off. Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest – Current Conditions is supposed to have current conditions, and you can also call the North Bend ranger station 425 888 1421. However […]
Awesome find by Brett — Redtrails, Wish it showed current snow levels!
Equal Rights Washington. Good site summarizing political activities in the state to support equal rights
EveryBlock — A news feed for your block. Early but interesting aggregation of community data sources
Dreambox to help Kindergartners learn math through games – TechFlash: Seattle's Technology News Source
Dreambox to help Kindergartners learn math through games – TechFlash: Seattle’s Technology News Source. Congrats Ben et al!
Seattle Startup Introduces Toxin-Free Dry Cleaning | Ariel Schwartz on GreenBiz.com. — not sure how green this really is but we have been using one of the providers, Corry’s, for a while and are pretty happy
OK it was all cute and everything the first day and we got some nice pictures. But now I’ve had enough. A frozen pipe. A tree that failed under the weight of all the snow. An epic driving trip to […]
Fall sailing schedule starts sunday. We were at the dock today and picked up the quota list — here you go |Sailing Time|Quota| |640AM|52| |740AM|39| |1100AM|22| |135PM|150| |455PM|46 (16 Sunday)| |535PM|20 (70 Sunday)| |840PM|46| |115PM|No Quota. Saturday Only|