Category : Life

Flea and tick awareness

I love this time of year.  The cool nights,  great for sleeping,  the birds, if you haven’t noticed are getting ready to take flight to the warm tropics for the winter.   Jake likes the cool weather also.  Even though his coat ...

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Broccolini plants 21 trees

Broccolini, proud contributor to Kirkland’s sustainable development initiative, plants 21 trees in the community   By Dick Nieuwendyk   On September 5, 2013, in the presence of John Meaney, Mayor of Kirkland, and with a number of  town councilors in attendance, Broccolini announced their ...

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Imperial Theatre

by Dick Nieuwendyk   The Imperial was designed by architect Albert E. Westover of Philadelphia and built for the Keith-Albee Vaudeville Organization. With a seating capacity of 2,300, it opened to the general public on April 26, 1913. The interior decoration was done ...

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Play time

My son has a new toy this week. It’s a mini grocery cart that he has wanted for ages. I saw it in the thrift store so I decided to buy it for him. Yesterday he came into my office ...

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Would the real Miley Cyrus please stand up!

by Janice Burdon   Reading Frank Kermit’s opinion on Miley Cyrus’s 2013 Video Music Awards performance last week stirred up some memories for me.  Memories I couldn’t ignore and so I feel the need to respond.  My opinion is only worth something ...

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