Tuesday, October 20, 2015

News and Reviews


Hope your week is going well, my dears. Fall is here and we’ve been slowly settling into the cooler weather. We went hiking with some friends and have also had a few lazy weekend days. They have been desperately appreciated.



We have finally decided to move forward on our kitchen remodel so things are about to get busy around here. I am excited, but also terribly nervous. Please send happy remodel thoughts our way.



Here are a few interesting pieces:

A toxic work world for families





Also, this one rocked Seattle: Inside Amazon: Wrestling big ideas in a bruising workplace. (I’m curious to see what our Amazon friends think of the article)

Llama trekking in Oregon?! YES. Sign me up. The Eagle Cap Wilderness is a stunningly gorgeous area.


I kept thinking of my parents and two of their close couple friends when reading this article: 3 couples imagine a new kind of retirement on Bainbridge Island

Christopher Columbus was a horrible, horrible person. Time to ditch ‘his’ day.

I get such a kick out of the Stranger’s We Saw You column. Seattle, you are odd. Which is why I love you.
At the end of the man-versus-nature escapade called Everest, the screen is filled with dead bodies. When the credits rolled on this anti-dramatic nightmare and the lights rose in the majestic Cinerama, your heads were tilted back and your mouths were agape—not from shock, but from actual sleep. People passed you on the way out, torn between wanting to wake you and not wanting to disrupt the only enjoyable thing they had seen for the past couple hours.

 Here is why the NFL’s annual pink campaign does almost nothing to fight breast cancer

A new way to tackle gun deaths

Also, here is the inspiration for our kitchen project. Go bold or go home! :)




xo,

Sonja





2 comments:

  1. Here is the Reddit thread I think spawned the article https://www.reddit.com/r/Seattle/comments/3ce0s8/dear_amazon_interns_some_advice_from_an_old_man/ Lots of Amazonian comments

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  2. Well, that was a depressing read. Ugh.

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