Stories tagged: the slice
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Our backyard apple tree is messing with my mind.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
When I started writing The Slice in August of 1992, Spokane had a thinner skin. At least that’s the way it seems. Back then, even the mildest form of subjective …
Sun., July 28, 2019
It wasn’t Woodstock. It wasn’t even Woodstock West. But for those in the Inland Northwest, the Universal Life Church Picnic at Farragut State Park on Lake Pend Oreille had much …
Sun., June 30, 2019
I’ve spent a lot of time in busy medical waiting rooms in recent weeks – my wife has been experiencing some troubling eye issues. And I’m here to tell you …
Sun., May 26, 2019
At this time of year, I like to think Spokane children are awed by the mere sight of those of us who are retirement age.
Sun., April 28, 2019
It’s my belief that a significant percentage of Inland Northwest residents would not admit it if they had never heard of an obscure area lake that came up in conversation.
Sun., March 31, 2019
Longtime residents of the Spokane area sometimes stretch the truth a bit when informing recently arrived transplants about just what will be expected of them here.
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
Unexpected street sign causes all sorts of confusion for inattentive delivery folk.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Avoiding acquaintances in the grocery store doesn’t make you a bad person. It just means you’re not in the mood for a stop-and-chat.
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
You can’t beat a stocking stuffed with festive (and some not so festive) column items. Well, maybe you can. But here goes anyway.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018
Spokane isn’t always the easiest place to get to, at least from far away. Our city is a bit remote. (Extremely remote by some definitions.) For many friends and relations, …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Seven months after Paul Turner’s The Slice column disappeared from the pages of the Today section, it’s back. Look for column monthly in Sunday Today.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Paul Turner looks back on a long career with The Spokesman-Review, and says farewell.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
Anyone seen a pterodactyl in Browne’s Addition? Or maybe just a moose?
Sun., June 3, 2018
When it is suggested that there are two kinds of people in the Spokane area, it’s tempting to think of politics. But there are more dividing lines than that.
Mon., April 9, 2018
Let’s move on.
Sun., April 8, 2018
Talk about getting sandblasted first thing in the morning.
Sat., April 7, 2018
Let’s talk about things Slice readers who grew up in other states had to memorize as school kids.
Fri., April 6, 2018
Here, I’ll show you a partial list of the challenges they face in trying to attract a paying audience to their events.
Thu., April 5, 2018
The Slice column for Thursday, April 5, 2018.
Wed., April 4, 2018
When you go to the Titanic artifacts exhibition at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, you are issued a replica boarding pass and are invited to assume the identity …
Mon., April 2, 2018
Take a big gulp and finish the assessment.
Sun., April 1, 2018
When kids today complain about not having any privacy, they aren’t apt to get much sympathy from those of us who were teenagers before cellphones.
Sat., March 31, 2018
Big enough to have options, small enough to be convenient.
Fri., March 30, 2018
But it’s a dry heat/cold/whatever.
Thu., March 29, 2018
Those kids sure are hams.
Tue., March 27, 2018
They definitely didn’t strike out.
Mon., March 26, 2018
I’d pay cash money to see an Easter Marmot wearing an Easter bonnet.
Sun., March 25, 2018
Once bitten, twice ticked.
Sat., March 24, 2018
You don’t have to let it go to seed.