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RESIDENT PROFILES: My friend Cindy Leeson

RESIDENT PROFILES: My friend Cindy Leeson

By Suzanne Greive This one is about my friend Cindy Leeson: My friend Cindy Leeson is the absolute nicest person I have ever known. She is so incredibly patient. One of the first times I had a chance... [Read more]

Suz Muse: ‘I for one, will miss the snow! ‘

Suz Muse: ‘I for one, will miss the snow! ‘

By Suzanne Greive Oh how I love the snow! I’m sorry to see it go. It brings out the best in people. I had so much fun watching families go out walking together in all their snow gear heading to go get... [Read more]

Suz Muse: ‘I have been hooked on the Great British Bake Off’

Suz Muse: ‘I have been hooked on the Great British Bake Off’

By Suzanne Greive I have been hooked on the ‘Great British Bake Off.’ I think the reason I love having it on is because they are so kind to one another. They encourage each other and help... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck…’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck…’

“He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck.” “He” being “me,” as I attempt to relaunch “Cliff’s Edge,” the weekly column I was contributing to this blog until about... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘My ultimate goal is to be on Broadway one day…’

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘My ultimate goal is to be on Broadway one day…’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey B-Town Readers, If you know me... [Read more]

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2, 2008) in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:] “When machines and computers,... [Read more]

Suz Muse: ‘I had the most magical holiday I’ve ever had in my life…’

Suz Muse: ‘I had the most magical holiday I’ve ever had in my life…’

By Suzanne Greive I hope everyone had a lovely holiday season. I had the most magical holiday I’ve ever had in my life. I believe the reason is because I took on the attitude of “If this is the only... [Read more]

Suz Muse: It’s fun to feel part of a community, and I feel so lucky…

Suz Muse: It’s fun to feel part of a community, and I feel so lucky…

By Suzanne Greive When I grew up my Dad was in the Navy and the Air Force. We moved a lot and lived on military bases wherever we were stationed. They all looked pretty much the same. It was a different... [Read more]

Suz Muse: Carrot seeds don’t make good lawns

Suz Muse: Carrot seeds don’t make good lawns

My husband’s grandfather was an entrepreneur from a small coastal community in Maine. He would buy things in bulk from various sources for pennies on the dollar, then resell them in his bargain shop. Many... [Read more]

Suz Muse: I giggle when Google Voice misinterprets my Mom’s voicemail

Suz Muse: I giggle when Google Voice misinterprets my Mom’s voicemail

By Suzanne Greive “Hey Suz!” When my mom calls me and leaves a message, Google Voice tries to interpret her voice and convert voice to text and deliver me the text message to my phone. My... [Read more]

Suz Muse: I miss those neighbors

Suz Muse: I miss those neighbors

By Suzanne Greive I had an elderly neighbor that I wanted to befriend. Although every time I tried, he turned away. I would wave and he would walk away. I would say hello and he would not reply. Finally,... [Read more]

Suz Muse: <i>Inner Child</i>

Suz Muse: Inner Child

By Suzanne Greive We were flying out of town on an pre dawn flight and as we took our seats I saw a family approaching us. They had a baby and a boy of about 8. I was praying they would continue down... [Read more]

Suz Muse: <i>Surprises</i>

Suz Muse: Surprises

By Suzanne Greive I was too tired to make dinner so my husband and I decided to stroll down the street in Burien and see where we ended up. Our first stop was too packed and we were too hungry to wait... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: <i>It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here</i>

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here

By Marley A. Mutt It is gettin’ hot in here! I’m a dog, so I’m not going to talk about climate change and how the earth is getting warmer and warmer primarily due to impacts our human friends... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: It’s the Year of the Dog!

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: It’s the Year of the Dog!

By Marley A. Mutt Gung Hay Fat Choy B-Town! That’s Happy New Year B-Town in Cantonese. 2018 is the Year of the Dog in the Chinese Zodiac and I am thrilled to finally have a year I can call my own. I... [Read more]