Let’s start with some answers.
Someone’s stock goes way up in my eyes when I find out that he or she …
“Enjoys doing volunteer work.” – Kathy Morse
“Has adopted their pet from a shelter or rescue group.” – Kerry Masters
“Is a quilter.” – Marjorie Lefevre
“Stopped smoking.” – Bob Kirlin
“Sold their house before the economy tanked.” – Jamie Millet
“Has served their country.” – Roger Yoder
The key question after a cycling crash: “Is my bike OK?” – Steve Ball
Just wondering: How many different ways have you heard “Mirabeau” pronounced?
State symbols: Kathryn Krauss would replace the American goldfinch – the state bird of several states – as Washington’s state bird. Her nominee? The white-headed woodpecker. It lives only in the West and relies on ponderosa and sugar pine to make a living.
And several readers said it’s absurd that there’s not a speck of green on the Evergreen state’s license plate.
Spratt fall: Liberty Lake’s Lisa Spratt wonders if she is the only person who is not a cartoon character to have slipped on a banana peel and taken a spill.
Looking ahead: The National Rural Letter Carriers Association annual convention will be held in Spokane next summer.
Today’s Slice question: What’s your attitude about outdoor holiday lights?
A) “Less is more.” B) “Sooner the better.” C) “Nothing succeeds like excess.” D) “They built Grand Coulee Dam for a reason.” E) “Restraint is for sissies.” F) “It’s too early to be thinking about this.” G) Other.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.