THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2013
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013, 1:04 p.m.
The Slice Blog knows of a Spokane man whose wife is out of town for a few days. So what is he doing while she's gone? You guessed it. He's going nuts with the garlic in the dinners he is preparing for himself. www.thisismarilyn.com Do...
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013, 7:50 a.m.
The Slice had asked about that and will have a follow-up on Saturday. Meantime, here's this. "The due date for my first child was Groundhog Day and I would joke that during delivery she would probably stick her head out, change her mind and duck...
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013, 4:55 a.m.
Those who spend years writing for newspapers inevitably have stories about things they wish they had said during interviews with famous people. Nothing surprising about that. But sometimes reporters also harbor regrets about interviews in which they were not even participants. At least that happened...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013
Wed., Jan. 30, 2013, 1:13 p.m.
You pick. A) "You shouldn't take it so hard." B) "We're gonna have a good thing." C) "Don't tell me maybe." D) "Hungry through and through." E) "I have had my ups and downs and all around." F) "I'm gonna help you find yourself another...
Wed., Jan. 30, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Here's an unsigned note (on stationery adorned with flowers) that arrived today. It is a reaction to a word in Tuesday's Slice column. There is a misspelling in the note that I have not corrected because it reminded me of an old Dan Jenkins novel....
Wed., Jan. 30, 2013, 5 a.m.
In my father's final years, as he approached 90, he set some records for inflated crowd estimates. I would call my parents and ask about their day. "It was like Grand Central Station over here," my dad would say. Further probing would inevitably reveal that...
TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013
Tue., Jan. 29, 2013, 1 p.m.
Lighting, cloud cover, snow and other factors play a role. But my No. 1 vantage of Mount Spokane might be the one from the airport. Though, I have to admit, one reason might be the fact that it always seems to come as a surprise...
Tue., Jan. 29, 2013, 11 a.m.
The "... and I vote" fill-in-the-blank item prompted Gary Rust to write. "I saw it on a bumper sticker and now have it on our refrigerator: 'We live in Hillyard and we voat.' "We have community pride but we also have a sense of humor."
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