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King County WA Joins Port of Seattle to Purchase BNSF Rail Corridor Just in Time --- Before Buffet Acquisition. Big money and government dancing together is an interesting jig to watch. And big money doesn't get much bigger than Warren Buffet's biggest purchase of his career. Buffet's announcemen...
12/25/2009
It was good fortune to be invited to my business partner's birthday party at Uptown Glassworks in Renton a few weeks ago. Nina's party was a wonderful occasion to meet her great friends, including many past clients and customers . . . folks she has helped in many ways throughout her life. The unu...
12/25/2009
Click on the map at the bottom to track the progress of Santa in "Real Time." This tradition goes back more than half a century, starting when Sears Roebuck misprinted a phone number directing kids to call to talk to Santa. The printed phone number was for the Commander-in-Chief of CONAD, NORAD's...
12/24/2009
Along the Sammamish River Trail is the main downtown park in Woodinville, WA officially known as the Wilmont Gateway Park. We call it "woofie" for short, as it is one of Ziggy's favorites (lots of squirrels in a small off the trail section to the south). While there is much to see and do at the p...
12/23/2009
A big thank you to Leilani Souza for sending a tip on another unique and interesting fact of life in Woodinville WA.   Maybe it was our local wine culture that was the deciding factor in locating the sole US distributor for Lacanche ranges here in Woodinville.  Whatever the reason, once you've se...
12/21/2009
The Following video tour of 9682 Beacon Ave. S. in Seattle Washington allows you to preview not only the home inside and out, but also the wonderful setting across the street -- the last working farm in the city of Seattle. Here with a rural feel inside an urban metropolis, one can truly relax at...
12/19/2009
The Chief Sealth Trail in Seattle is a hiking and biking opportunity made possible by creative use of the excavated soils from the light rail system just opening its connection to the Seattle airport. The soil used on the trail allowed for the gradual grades and landscaping mounds along this path...
12/19/2009
Beginning Sunday, December 20th, the new Seattle Light Rail Service, many years in development, will finally connect to the Seattle International Airport (SEATAC). Station opens on Saturday the 19th.  As timing would have it, we have a new listing coming out with the first open house also set for...
12/19/2009
Map some holiday cheer Tired of using maps for the same old thing, like routing the tour for your next search for property, or trying to find a meeting location, or . . . well, click on this map and you'll find a nice search in the Seattle area. To get you in the holiday spirit: check out the Bes...
12/18/2009
FOMC allows Perfect Storm to Continue Building StrengthToday the Federal Reserve's  Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted 10 - 0 to keep historically low interest rates near their current level for "an extended period." This is a key phrase as the Fed could have parsed this much differently,...
12/16/2009
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