• President Romney

    romney on FTN
    THE-Ave.US was the first media to break the news that Mitt Romney was going to run for Apostle of the Mormon Church rather than seeking a second term as President.  Click here for timely stories about the Presidency under Mitt Romney.


    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

  • THE Ave Scene

    21st ave E as bike wayOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest street in Seattle’s gentrifying Capital Hill neighborhood.   THE-Ave, talks about a broader scene .. centered on the UW but including the arts, the food, the politics, the “scene” surrounding UW.  The best way to see some of this gentler side of THE Ave is to click the map.

  • UW

    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.



    Roger RabbitRoger is our resident Chief Justice of the cabbage patch.  A former judge and a former journalist, this furry creature is cynical about most things, legalistic about law, and even .. at times … good at making fun.

  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for January 13th, 2011

January 13th, 2011 - 9:44 pm § in America

Adventures in Ipad Land

Could not get the email app to synch with my Gmail contacts. Called Applke support, no real help;.  They told me I could only do this is I installed iTunes on my PC. So, I went to the Apple Store to talk with a genius. Guess what?  The only way Apple has of synching Google […][...]

January 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm § in Uncategorized

College Commits Student to Mental Ward

I might dismiss this as a fairy tale except, I once mentored a UW student, also a foreign student, who went through a similar ordeal. In his case. the Konlk County Mental Health social workers reprimanded the UW for their mistreatment of my student. My student was Chinese and I had a hard time convi[...]

January 13th, 2011 - 1:27 pm § in Misc.

The Atlantic: Harem Huskies, the Hazards of Duke Athletics

Some years ago my family and I happened to sit at Sunday brunch next to a table where a covey or Husky cheerleaders were being used to woo a potential football player.  I was younger then and .. to do full disclusre … found the experience extremely arousing.   My more mature faculties, howe[...]

January 13th, 2011 - 6:41 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: Speculating on Jesus in Star Trek

Q The main antagonist of Star Trek: The Next Generation was the godlike Q. Q always meddled in the affairs of Captain Picard and his crew, using his almost omnipotent powers to entertain himself. If Jesus was in Star Trek it would be interesting to see the interactions between the godlike Q and God [...]