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Striped Water Poets to perform at Uniquely Auburn

Some of the area's finest poets will perform during Sunday's Uniquely Auburn celebration.A cast of readers from the Striped Water Poets will read throughout the… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2009

Fairly Spiritual: Writing out my insecurities

I’m an insecure person who has the unfortunate habit of saying everything that comes to my mind. This has caused me much grief, primarily because… Continue reading

Nothing natural about this expression | Cashman

See the picture of the goofy-looking guy that accompanies this column? Well, that’s nothing. You should have seen his first Costco card. Now that photo… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Jan. 21

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Washington Sportsmen’s Show: Through Jan. 25. Cost: $5-$10; free for ages 5 and younger.… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2009

Special guests, performers head Uniquely Auburn lineup

Uniquely Auburn, a community-sponsored celebration of cultural diversity recognizing people, places, and events that make the city unique, will be held Jan. 25 at the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009

Surviving the elements of inauguration | Cashman

There’s enough inherent drama in next week’s presidential inauguration that you might think it wouldn’t be necessary for the TV news networks to hype it.… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009

Fairly Spiritual: In King County, calories count

In theory, I support King County’s new regulation requiring caloric counts to be clearly displayed on restaurant menus.In practice, I try to eat in Pierce… Continue reading

Regional A&E calendar listings | Jan. 14

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Indoor Motorcycle and Quad Flat Track Racing: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and 31. Cost:… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009

Fairly Spiritual: Living in the ever gray state

If you’ve lived through at least one Northwest winter, you’ve confronted the concept of gray.Gray usually hits me when I’m driving the interstate on a… Continue reading

Blotting out promo pens, putting away drug rep toys might be a good thing

I was at a convenience store the other day buying the usual – beef jerky and Mountain Dew – when I noticed the pen at… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2009

Regional A&E calendar listings | Jan. 8

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Western Washington All Breed Dog Show Cluster: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 9-11. Puyallup Fair… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2009

Serving up a quick meal is no way to stomach a thrill ride | Pat Cashman

I asked a neighbor of mine what he did for Christmas last week. “We went out to eat at a fancy restaurant,” he said. “That Denny’s is a real nice place.”

  • Jan 2, 2009

Regional A&E calender listings | Jan. 2

Regional A&E calender listings | Jan. 2

  • Jan 2, 2009

Regional A&E calendar listings | Jan. 2

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.ShoWare Center Grand Opening: 4-9 p.m. Jan. 2. Come celebrate the opening of Kent’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Facing the new year with overwhelming resolve

Lose weight, exercise, eat better, reduce your carbon footprint, read your Bible, pray more, work harder, watch less television, control your temper, worry less, don’t… Continue reading

Party talk: Set a good example for youth

'Tis the season for family gatherings and good cheer—and all too often adults caught up in the holiday spirit fail to recognize how their behavior… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2008

No way, how could I botch my precious line?

On a very late night recently in downtown Seattle, I saw a scene unfolding that looked like big trouble.

  • Dec 26, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Last chance to redeem ’08

You have five days to finish your 2008 to-do list.In retrospect, your goals might have been a bit ambitious. However, there is really no time… Continue reading

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Dec. 27

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Morford Family Carousel: Noon-9 p.m. Dec. 27; noon-5 p.m. Dec. 28; 4-8 p.m. Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2008

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Dec. 24

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Morford Family Carousel: Fridays-Mondays through Dec. 29. Classic 1940s Venetian-style carousel open for the… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2008