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I’m a guy that likes to try stuff out... I’m not usually first, but early and if I hear about an app or a website that looks like it might help me to get things done I’ll try it out. That said, over the past 2 years I’ve downloaded a lot of apps for my iPhone 6 Plus. I tried them out, then later ...
Today is my Dad’s birthday, so I’m thinking about him. I’ve posted about him before and thought I’d share something today, but I didn’t want to repeat myself too much so I took a little trip back through my Activerain archives this week to take a look see and that proved to be quite revealing.One...
Wordless Wednesday: Buddha smiles from Gig Harbor.
These past few weeks have been crazy busy yet wonderful. Lately, I’ve really come to appreciate those quiet moments when they happen. Last Wednesday I was on my way to the Kent office when I got a text from my coworker pal Jill Bell. “I know this is totally last minute, but do you have time for l...
This is a little off the beaten path from my usual AR posts but I'm in the mood for some art today. I finished this video in late 2015 and thought, hey, it's Friday... why not share it... If you have a few minutes this evening or over the weekend, I hope you'll watch it and enjoy...One of the bes...
Today was one of those day’s I felt like a babykins toddler with my back flaps down going somewhere in a big hurry full of intention, but not getting very far.I really don’t have a lot of photos of my early early years. But then again, there really weren’t a lot of photos taken back then and thos...
Wordless Wednesday: Mt. Jambalaya
Activerain Meetup #12 this Friday, July 22, 2016If you're in the Seattle area please come join us to celebrate our 12th Activerain Meetup at the 14 Carrot Cafe in Eastlake...14 Carrot CafeJuly 22, 2016 8:00 am to @ 10:00 am 2305 Eastlake Ave E Seattle, WA 98102I’ll be co-hosting with chief inspec...
A few of my close friends have recently called me out of my quiet re: the very dark and hurtful clouds that have passed over us these past few weeks. Without nitpicking details, they encouraged me (actually kind of insisted) I step up to the plate and share my truth and my story. So okay, here go...
I headed up to the Eastlake neighborhood in Seattle the evening of July 4th to watch the fireworks on Lake Union. We have an escrow branch there with a fabulous view of the Seattle Skyline (from the north), the Space Needle, and look west over Lake Union at Queen Anne Hill, the Aurora Bridge, and...