Mural!

Viola! Great job to all the volunteers! Or is that Voila!?

There’s a lot of snow out there, drive safely or not at all

By Marianne Lincoln SPANAWAY, WA — Snow has been falling all around Pierce County this evening, February 8. Accumulations are expected to continue into Sunday. Here are a few photos I snapped this evening of the snowload on Pacific Avenue, it hasn’t been plowed yet at 11 p.m. if you are out on the road,…

Congrats Seattle,Puget Sound, Seahawks!

Superbowl Champs! How does that feel to say? Goooood! So, do we get a ticker tape parade? Party greeting the plane at Seatac? Wow! Have we ever done this before?  …no. Well, Sonics, a long time ago. How are you going to celebrate? Feel free to comment. Parade in Seattle: Feb. 5, 11am – 1:30pm…

Lost in Parkland – fluffy white dogs

HELP!!! The Fedex guy let my parents dogs out in Parkland, WA yesterday(1.16.14) and they are still missing!!! Dublin – is about 70lbs and a big fluffy ball of love! Lyla- is smaller about 40lbs. They are both loved family members and need them back. Please share this!!!  Call my mom (253)592-5527 or me (253)376-3413 with…

Prairie winter morning

By Marianne Lincoln ‘Tis the dawning of the day, The bitter cold will melt away Upon the rising of the sun, A glorious day is newly sprung. The dainty frost around the grass Glistens but will scarcely last. The lowly calling of the hawk O’er the prairie breakfast stalks. The distant mountain silhouettes the sky…

On the way from here to there: Yoo Hoo

By Marianne Lincoln SPANAWAY, WA — Today as I was turning onto Pacific Avenue to stop into the Post Office, I noticed the license plate ont he Lincoln in front of me. It said “Yoo Hoo.” I snapped a photo. Apparently, Roberta got the plate years ago from friends that golf with her. She says…

On the way from here to there: UPS/PLU, Fire Levy

By Marianne Lincoln At times driving around the area, there are things you can see along the way that are interesting and unique to the area. Today I stopped by the cross town rivalry football game between the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes and the University of Puget Sound Loggers at Sparks Stadium. I didn’t stay…

Bye, bye Post Office hole!

SPANAWAY, WA — Today’s visit to the Spanaway Post Office revealed a pleasant surprise, the hole at the entrance has been filled with rip rap. There is no longer a giant hole that will fill with water and swallow small cars of unwary drivers. A few months ago, while the hole was filled with water, the Post sent…

Keeping your Facebook posts private

By Marianne Lincoln Facebook, being popular with many people these days, poses problems with personal privacy. Many times I have looked up the friend of a friend and seen all their posts, even when I an not “friended” to them. This is for those folks who haven’t checked their privacy settings. This is a simple trick, an…

Events, events, events – Where are you going?

The Saturdays of late summer are busy with things to do and see. Here are a few from our calendar page… and more. 10am – 4pm  Lacamas Community Fair, Aug 23-25 11am Rainier Round-up parade – events all weekend 11:30 Bethel High School 1950′s Reunion, Frontier Park, Graham All Day  Thun Field, Cub and Classics…

On the way from here to there – Fruit on the Loop

From June to September, our state’s eastern side agricultural abilities shine and the harvest of cherries, peaches, nectarines, tomatoes, veggies and apples starting coming in droves. Here on the west side, we enjoy the little fruit stands that open up bringing us samples of those harvest where we can purchase those local gems close to…