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The Slice: They say age is just a state of mind

What really does it take to be a grandparent?

The Slice: Perhaps you didn’t realize they could talk

Here’s a transcript of The Slice’s interview with a local marmot named Cuthbert. As always, you won’t believe what he had to say.

The Slice: Summing up the Lilac City

It’s a tale of one sunny, well-connected city.

The Slice: A crime spree that ended peacefully

Lovely Rita meter maid was not very forgiving…

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 1:38 p.m.

The Slice: That would have been an all-time high-water record

The Slice column for Sunday, Jan. 28.

The Slice: Give me a head with hair

Going for the Shawn Cassidy look was harder than it should have been.

The Slice: Maybe they’re ubiquitous only in this column

They’re pretty rascally, and can be hard to spot in their native habitat, such as in line at the grocery store or wandering the aisles at Home Depot.

The Slice: Oh, the places you’ll never go

Then there are those north-siders who have never ventured south of NorthTown Mall.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 10:59 p.m.

The Slice: Bird is the word

Also known as dinner at Birdland.

The Slice: On which Armageddon list would you land?

Let’s move on.

The Slice: Spokane: Betwixt and between

Cheney and Coeur d’Alene. The state line and the Cascades. Lewiston and Vancouver, B.C.

The Slice: Hair yesterday: What were we thinking?

Baby boomers have a dirty little secret. Despite all sorts of evidence to contrary, we like to think of ourselves as hip and happening and also seasoned and wise. But …

The Slice: Better late than never

Pretty sure even if you gave them figgy pudding, the little bothers wouldn’t eat it.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

The Slice: The readers always write

And a good thing, because we’re bored with Spokane man’s activities.

The Slice: Some selections are not currently on the menu

Readers’ recollections of having breakfast at their grandparents’ homes reminded Jeff Neuberger of a treasured family story. “When our daughter was learning to talk she would mispronounce words, like most …

The Slice: Breakfast cereal and gender identity

The Slice asked about favorite childhood breakfast cereals. Dave Payne recalled growing up in Montana with three Cheerios-eating sisters. He couldn’t stand them. (Cheerios that is, not his sisters.) “They …

The Slice: Of course, your mileage may vary

Perhaps wedded bliss extends to residential bliss.

The Slice: These bruins have seen it all, sometimes with one eye

Paddington has nothing on these bears. Except for an irrational love of marmalade.

The Slice: Dave’s not here, man

The machines can see your “2001” references coming from a light year away.

The Slice: A full plate isn’t a new concept

Here’s a first serving.

The Slice: Once upon a time, it was delivered twice a day

We suppose it’s better to wait for the mail than become the anal-retentive old man who manicures his lawn with a pair of tweezers and takes the leaf-blower to the …

The Slice: One possible alternative to GEG

They used to say Virginia was for lovers. Maybe Spokane can co-opt the motto.

The Slice: A different way to measure our city

Still, we’d take riding the bus in Spokane vs. the bus in Seattle any day.

The Slice: Breakfast at grandmother’s house

Today The Slice presents a template for weekend conversations.

The Slice: Have you or haven’t you?

If you don’t rock, maybe you can still roll.

The Slice: Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Who knows why they cause such rage?

The Slice: Local angles not ready for prime time

If you watch enough British TV mysteries and detective shows, it’s almost inevitable. You will find yourself asking, why couldn’t one of these programs be set in the Spokane area?

The Slice: How to be the king of the new year

As it happens, next Monday is Elvis Presley’s birthday. And here are seven reasons why that’s the perfect day to start on the road to a new, improved you.

The Slice: Looking back on a decade of fraternal rodentry

Since its founding in the summer of 2007, the Spokane based International Order of Friendly Marmots has compiled an enviable record of achievement.

The Slice: One more chance to get ’scoped

Remember, this is the only zodiac column tailored to your particular Spokane area needs and written by someone you might have flipped off in traffic.