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The Slice: Planning your family newsletter Christmas card

Here are The Slice’s Top 10 ways to make your Spokane family newsletter Christmas card a delightful reading experience for everyone on your list.


The Slice: And here I thought we were about the same age

He’s not THAT old. You can take our word for it.


The Slice: I’ll have to figure out what this person would win

The Slice column for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2017.


The Slice: The real reasons you put away your toys

This is a time of year when many of us look back on our childhoods.


The Slice: When you climb into the way-back machine

We’ve all seen them. But how do they make you feel? What do they make you think?


The Slice: Do you hear what I hear?

We’re already at our wits’ end with “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.”


The Slice: Making the holiday count

That empty chair at the table can be an opportunity to remember a loved one who is no longer here.


The Slice: If you don’t want to talk about the Detroit Lions

Great Aunt Thelma is sure to spark some amazing suppositions.


The Slice: You can’t always believe what you read

When the mind plays tricks …


The Slice: When kids give you a break because they know you’re elderly

Memory is like Swiss cheese.


The Slice: This week, most of us will have gravy on the brain

There’s ample research indicating many people spend a lot of time thinking about sex. That may well be true. But here at The Slice, informal polling suggests that, for the …


The Slice: Wild kingdom in the backyard

Slice readers were asked to recall moments when they looked out at their bird feeders and saw something unusual.


The Slice: Bus stop, bus goes

The rules of the bus aren’t that hard.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 5:33 p.m.

The Slice: It’s not why he went to medical school

Here’s what it’s like to be a doctor now. A friend who is a local physician had submitted some paperwork to a patient’s medical insurance company.


The Slice: When you are impressed with yourself

Everybody loves it when the media report someone playing the “Do you know who I am?” card during a run-in with the police.


The Slice: When your seatmate gives off good vibes

We’re all just fans out to have a good time.


The Slice: Seasonally festive absurdity

And some seasonal items that are slightly less absurd.


The Slice: What tips would you offer INW newbies?

Want a cure for winter? It’s called Arizona.


The Slice: Everybody’s heard about the bird

Consider this the columnist’s backhanded attempt at recycling.


The Slice: Before taking that autumnal leap of faith

You never forget the time you ended up with dog poo on your behind.


The Slice: A guide for staying in your recliner

Twelve reasons why going out isn’t so much fun.


The Slice: Standard time is the right time

Pretty sure others would feel the same about Gonzaga basketball.


The Slice: Prepare to file your Halloween report from the front

How would you characterize the politeness of the kids? What percentage said “Thank you”?


The Slice: This could be the record-breaking year

There are, in our midst, people who regard Halloween as a faith-based occasion.


The Slice: Waiting for a new Halloween memory

It was a ground-floor unit with a balcony perched on the edge of a woodsy ridge.


The Slice: Voting the straight bebop ticket

That pencil extender? Certainly proof of Spokane’s frugal nature.


The Slice: Here’s a chance to use the expression “ding ass”

As if we really needed an excuse …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:55 a.m.

The Slice: Orange juice? Hot chocolate? You make the call

So many options for the coffee averse.


The Slice: What does it mean to call someone that?

It has a nice ding … err .. .ring to it.


The Slice: Few things are better than an imaginative mother

His Halloween memory is a fond one of home.