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CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass performs at the ‘More Music at the Moore’ program

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass performs at the ‘More Music at the Moore’ program

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cassidy 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! I’ve had... [Read more]

Suz Muse: Spring Spring Spring has sprung!

Suz Muse: Spring Spring Spring has sprung!

By Suzanne Greive Spring Spring Spring has sprung! It feels like we were just dealing with snow and now it’s snowing beautiful flower petals. I’m loving seeing all the first signs. The leaves are... [Read more]

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]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

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. By Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! I’m... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>The Benefits of Recognition</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: The Benefits of Recognition

The Benefits of Recognition By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Saying “Thank You” matters. Whether in your personal life or in the workplace. Showing gratitude promotes... [Read more]