You’d think I had all the time in the world these days to write blog after blog, essay after essay for this website. Here I am, self-isolated and socially-distanced as strictly any old person ought to be. Seattle may no longer be the hottest spot for this virus to congregate, mutate and plan new attacks,…

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  Spent most of January in Antarctica. Wanted to go to a place that humans haven’t yet had the chance to destroy. It was spectacular. The ice, the rocks, the sky, the water and the wildlife drew me in like nothing else. Here’s some photos. I don’t have enough words.

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Alcott on Gerwig’s Little Women Alcott on Gerwig’s Little Women The author of Miss Alcott’s Email wonders what Louisa May would make of the new Oscar-nominated film adaption of her most beloved book. By Kit Bakke Director and screenwriter Greta Gerwig lets her audience know right away that her adaption of Little Women will be…

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What do you think of when you think of Germany? We spent several weeks there in October—so Octoberfest tends to come to mind. We did see lots of beer, but no fests. In fact, some cities have their Octoberfests in September. Other connections we Americans might make about Germany is to cars (German engineering, etc.)…

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