Slice-meister Paul Turner is taking some time off this month, but don’t despair: In his absence, we’re rerunning some of the tastier tidbits from this date in Slice history. Today’s sampling:
Warm-up question (for residents of Spokane proper): One of my fans in North Idaho recently wrote to share his opinion that I am a “big city dweeb.”
The “dweeb” part can be debated. But “big city”?
So that made me wonder. Leaving aside the whole dweeb question and recognizing that everything is relative, how many residents of Spokane actually think of themselves as “big city” people?
We’ve been asked: The Slice has no plans to repeat last summer’s “Mow a reader’s lawn” offer.
Familiar theme: Our computer archives go back only so far. But since Feb. 2, 1995, marmots have been mentioned in The Slice 35 times.
Promote Inland Northwest diversity: Try to tolerate people whose views differ from yours about what constitutes ideal summertime recreation.