Archive for May 15th, 2016

May 15th, 2016 - 2:13 pm § in Misc.

Last “Casablanca” cast member dies

  Madeleine LeBeau, 92, made famous by this scene in “Casablanca,” has died, according to an announcement by her family. She became the face of the phrase, “Vive la France!”[...]

May 15th, 2016 - 2:00 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Obama: ‘It’s not cool to not know what you’re talking about.”

Those words are from a commencement speech President Obama delivered at Rutgers University today. While not mentioning Donald Trump by name, or making specific reference to Republicans in general, the president deplored “this strain of anti-intellectualism” sweeping the country. He said,[...]

May 15th, 2016 - 1:37 pm § in Uncategorized

Ex-Defense Sec’y Gates slams Trump

Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who’s worked with 8 presidents of both parties, said in a Sunday interview all were “willing to listen” to advice, but Trump “seems to think he has all the answers and doesn’t need advice.” Gates added, “I have some real is[...]

May 15th, 2016 - 1:18 pm § in Misc.

Thought for the Day

Don’t forget to stop and eat the flowers.  [...]

May 15th, 2016 - 11:06 am § in Misc.

100th Anniversary of a Lynching,

Lynching of Jesse Washington:17 yr. old burned alive and mutilated Jesse Washington, a teenage African-American farmhand, was lynched in Waco, Texas, on May 15, 1916, in what became a well-known example of racially…[...]

May 15th, 2016 - 10:38 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Food Fun


May 15th, 2016 - 10:16 am § in Misc.

May 25, A Centenial Anniversary


May 15th, 2016 - 10:02 am § in Misc.

Who Lost Venezuela?

Venezuela’s State of Emergency President Nicolas Maduro issued the declaration amid economic meltdown. MATT FORD READMORE[...]

May 15th, 2016 - 9:45 am § in Misc.

The beauty of Kaiseki in June

Jun 12, 2016 12:00 PM – Jun 12, 2016 5:00 PM Atrium kitchen- Pike Place Market Seattle, WA Get Tickets  [...]

May 15th, 2016 - 8:54 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Is UW Outsourcing Genetics to China?

BGI and UW Medicine to collaborate on precision medicine development One of world’s leading genomics organizations and UW Medicine sign memorandum of understanding to advance biomedical technology UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HEALTH SCIENCES/UW MEDICINE BGI, one of the world’s largest genomi[...]