It is 50 years ago. My sister and I sit on the Coca-Cola ice water chest in front of the Atlantic Richfield service station watching the cars emerge from the heat shimmers off the highway, then disappear into them again. It is about 100 degrees and really dry. Occasionally we have to get off … More Summers in Idaho
What is it about Everett, anyway? People are born here, live out their lives here and die here, never leaving, never seeing a reason to leave. This audio is about a lovely Friday evening in Everett, and commentary about the town and what we do here in the summer then segues into a commentary about … More What is it about Everett, anyway?
Our children, it seems, face greater hurdles than they have in the past, and the hurdles are spaced closer together than ever before. I asked my long time associate and local clinical physiologist Dr. Barry Nyman Ph.d. into the studio to reflect on his long career and his impressions on where we have been as … More The Dr. Barry Nyman PhD Interview
It is remarkable how many cultural icons began with television in the 1960’s. The first six notes of Giligan’s Island brings to mind a silly plot line yet we watched it. One merely has to say “phasers on stun” and we all recall Star Trek. And who can forget the introduction of The Outer Limits? There is nothing wrong … More Do Not Attempt to Adjust Your Television Set
Tell Donald Trump I know his heart. What he told me before, I have it in my heart. I am angry and I do not know why, but I suspect it has a lot to do with television. I am tired of the veiwing. Our favorite series are killed; Gilligan’s Island is dead, Star Trek is cancelled. Seinfeld … More I Will Watch Television No More, Forever
Scene: Barber shop with men waiting. Monsignor Mattie’s is there for a hair cut as well, reading a newspaper. A spread of Playboy magazines lie on the table in front of him. “Padre”, one of the other patron’s ask him “what do you think of all these dirty books?” The day this place loses it’s dirty books is the day … More Everett Elks Club : Man Cave From A Different Time
Recently a client referred to my remarkably competent and experienced paralegal as “your girl”. I suspect Kathy is older than I am, not really a girl to me. She often has helpful suggestions on how a case ought to be presented. She is keen to find facts I may overlook, and otherwise seems to have … More Your Girl