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Just Who Are These Seattle Mariners?—Just Who Are These Seattle Mariners?

As NBA’s 3-Point Revolution Continues, We Remember Bryant’s Ridiculous Midrange Game—As NBA’s 3-Point Revolution Continues, We Remember Bryant’s…

Tesla to Cut Thousands of Jobs—Tesla to Cut Thousands of Jobs

When the White House Becomes a Prison—Sunday Political Brunch January 13, 2019—When the White House Becomes a Prison --…

Cogitation On What Could Have, What May Still Be For The Seahawks—Cogitation On What Could Have, What May Still…

College Students Across Country Struggling to Afford Food, Says New Report—College Students Across Country Struggling to Afford Food,…

Winterhawks Part With Picks To Land A Goaltender, Swap Long Time Players—Winterhawks Part With Picks To Land A Goaltender,…

Fit for Life: A Tribute to the Greatest Generation—Fit for Life: A Tribute to the Greatest…

Goal Setting For Runners—Goal Setting For Runners

 
 
 
 

Politics

A Political Hodge-Podge of Government Shutdown Stuff—Sunday Political Brunch January 20, 2019

This has been a weird week in politics, but what week isn’t? Yet, this has exceeded the “outer limits” on… Read More

 

Sports

Just Who Are These Seattle Mariners?

In the mid ‘90s, the Seattle Mariners’ advertising slogan was “You Gotta Love These Guys!” With… Read More

 

Sports

As NBA’s 3-Point Revolution Continues, We Remember Bryant’s Ridiculous Midrange Game

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, AKA the Black Mamba, was a once in a lifetime basketball player. Sure, his athleticism and incredible… Read More

 

Business

Tesla to Cut Thousands of Jobs

Elon Musk

Tesla announced plans to cut its full-time workforce by 7%, CEO Elon Musk announced Friday, according to the Financial… Read More

 

Politics

When the White House Becomes a Prison—Sunday Political Brunch January 13, 2019

Three weeks into a partial government shutdown and there appears no end in sight. I predicted early on that President Trump… Read More

 

Sports

Cogitation On What Could Have, What May Still Be For The Seahawks

A regular season record of 10-6.  Led the league in average rushing yards per game.  Made the playoffs. And they… Read More

 

News

College Students Across Country Struggling to Afford Food, Says New Report

A new report released from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that college students across the country are… Read More

 

Sports

Winterhawks Part With Picks To Land A Goaltender, Swap Long Time Players

Just two games remain on the Eastern Swing and so far the Hawks haven’t given up a point in the games thus far. The… Read More

 

Sports

Winterhawks Pick Up 5 Of 6 Points After Christmas & So Far, A Perfect Run On The Swing

The Tri City Americans seem to have the Portland Winterhawks’ number as they once again took a victory in overtime… Read More

 

Politics

A New Year’s Political Hodge-Podge – Sunday Political Brunch – January 6, 2019

I spent two days on Capitol Hill this week as the 116th Congress was sworn-in. Democrats took control of the House of… Read More

 

Business

U.S. Economy Adds 312,000 Jobs in December

The United States economy added 312,000 jobs in the month of December while the unemployment rate went up to… Read More

 

Sports

Legendary Pro Wrestling Announcer Okerlund Passes Away at 76

Mean Gene Okerlund

Famous pro wrestling announcer “Mean” Gene Okerlund passed way at the age of 76, World Wrestling… Read More

 

Politics

The Top 10 Political Stories of 2018 - Sunday Political Brunch December 30, 2018

Mark Curtis

Spending the final week of 2018 in the sun and the sand of Florida is my way to end a year. The Sunshine State has been my… Read More

 

News

New Study Reports Oregon is Best Run States in U.S.

Oregon is the best-run state in the U.S., according to a report released earlier this month, by 24/7 Wall Street.

 

Sports

How To Enjoy An NBA Christmas

With the NFL approaching its final regular season weeks, fantasy football coming to a close, winners of NFL survivor pools… Read More

 

Politics

Last Minute Political Shopping Sunday Political Brunch December 23, 2018

We're on the road again this week. Many of us are doing our last-minute Christmas shopping this weekend, but the… Read More

 

Sports

We Need To Talk About Russell Wilson’s Durability

Russell Wilson has been the Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback for seven years now. Ever since he took over as QB, the Hawks… Read More

 

Sports

Winterhawks End Sugarplum Week With 2 ‘Loser Points’

It’s not how they wanted to go into the Holiday break, giving up two heartbreaking wins in their Division, but that is… Read More

 

Business

BBB Offers Tips to Avoid Netflix Email Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of a new phishing scam posing as a Netflix email seeking to get… Read More

 

Politics

White House Politics: Chaos, Crisis, or Calm? – Sunday Political Brunch - December 16, 2018

The year is ending on something of a tumultuous political note in Washington, D.C. Or, is it? There was a lot of sound and… Read More

 

Sports

Self-Scouting The State Of Sports In The Pacific Northwest

The cows in the barn look healthy and happy.  Every factory is running three shifts. In other words, there is a lot… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: A Tribute to the Greatest Generation

On January 2, 2019, I said farewell to a great man I once had the pleasure of working with many years ago. He was the father… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Goal Setting For Runners

We are a week into the new year and by now most of us have set goals for ourselves. Some of us have signed up for the gym,… Read More

 

Health

Health Myths We Believe But Shouldn’t

When it comes to health advice, there’s a lot of information floating around on how to take care of your body. To make… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Lessons from Scrooge

I have been to see A Christmas Carol on Christmas Eve for the past 4 years and I love the tradition. I love it because it… Read More

 

Health

8 Great Produce Picks That Lower Blood Pressure

This article has a short list of eight veggies that will lower blood pressure. Please take the time to read the sources used… Read More

 
 
 

Health

Children’s Health – What We Need To Know

According to Ohio University, “Children in the US may not be facing the kinds of afflictions that kids in less… Read More

 

Health

Moderation – The Key To Long-Term Weight Loss

Weight-loss. It’s one of the most frustrating things Americans deal with, yet it is becoming a more and more… Read More

 

Health

Weiss: Those Taking Care of Persons with Dementia Have Unique Needs

Being a caregiver 24/7 to a person in relatively good health is a tough job.  But, caring for someone with dementia,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Stretching – Super Lame Or Super Underrated?

I remember being in college, running on the treadmill, working out, and stretching afterward, sometimes for up to 30… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Grateful or Cynical

When you spend time with an elderly person you get a lot of insight on life on many levels. Some are old and wise, some… Read More

 

Health

The Importance Of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is one of the many things that our body needs to function properly on a day-to-day basis. In fact, vitamin D has… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Portland Ranked 4th Best City for Singles

Portland is the 4th best city for singles

Single and looking for a potential soulmate in Portland? According to a recent study completed by WalletHub, Portland… Read More

 

Health

These Are The 8 Benefits Of Tea (& Top 8 Teas) You Need To Know About

Whenever our cells use oxygen, they start to generate free radicals. These free radicals will result in cellular damage,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Where Are YOU Today?

Last week I heard a quote from an old Sopranos episode that resonated with me. He was sitting at dinner with Pauly,… Read More

 

Food

Portland Ranked as Best Foodie City in Country

The City of Portland is ranked as the best foodie city in the country, according to a recent study completed by WalletHub.

 

Health

The Importance Of The Pre-Race Taper

The mighty, and dreaded, taper. We all know it’s in our best interest to lessen our mileage and increase rest prior to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: Dealing With Life’s Issues

I am not writing this article as a motivator, team leader, coach, trainer, business owner, or any of the other hat I wear.… Read More

 

Health

The Total Self – Mentality – How To Improve Your Mental Toughness

For those of you who follow this site (and read any of my “The Total Self” entries), you do know I am always… Read More

 

Health

You CAN Stop Emotional Eating – Here’s How

Emotional eating is a very real problem in America today. When you are experiencing work stress, relationship clashes,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

King Portland Farmers Market Announces Upcoming Classes

King Portland Farmers Market

King Portland Farmers Market is hosting registration for three classes coming this summer. The classes are Fresh… Read More

 

Health

Gardening For Health

Gardening not only produces delicious fruits and veggies and gorgeous flowers, but also a healthy body and mind.

 

Health

Weiss: AARP Gives Us a Snapshot of the Millennial Caregiver

AARP’s latest caregiver report places the spotlight on the Millennial generation, those born between 1980 and 1996,… Read More

 

Health

Weiss: A Storm Cloud Looms Over Older Americans Month

Two years after President John F. Kennedy had formally designated May as “Senior Citizens Month” at a meeting of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: Don’t Cut Gym Time This Summer

Whenever someone tells me they are going to take time out of the gym for the summer because they are going to exercise… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Ways To Build Muscle Naturally

People go to the gym for all sorts of reasons, depending on their fitness goals. Despite the various reasons people hit the… Read More

 

Health

Weiss: In 2050, Where Have All the Family Caregivers Gone?

The year 2030 marks an important demographic turning point in U.S. history according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017… Read More

 

Health

Tips On Becoming Fully Hydrated

With the seasons changing, there must be proper care taken when it comes to hydration. Hydration is crucial for that balance… Read More

 
 
 
 
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