Archive for the ‘The Ave Scene’ Category

January 10th, 2019 - 12:31 am § in The Ave Scene

Can a 787 take off vertically?

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December 27th, 2018 - 12:53 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene, UW

Could Pat Shanahan Reshape Trump’s Administration?

Patrick Shanahan may be the ideal choice for a permanent Chief of Staff in Trump’s shaky office. I say this because, unlike most of Trump’s cabinet. Mr. Shanahan has major credibility and experience in the business world.  The acting Secretary also has impressive ties to the worlds of t[...]

December 19th, 2018 - 1:08 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

Boeing .. first South Carolina now China

Somebody better tell the Donald So first Boeing moved its headquarters form Seattle to Chicago. And it was good cuz Chicago as more political clout  than Seattle. Then Boeing moved is 777 work to a new plant in South Carolina where there ain’t no unions!  And the Trumpies touted this too as [...]

December 17th, 2018 - 10:49 pm § in The Ave Scene

Will Seattle Get a New NBA Team? THE SEATTLE SUNS?

Suns owner Robert Sarver has the Phoenix city council members he might move the Suns to Seattle! In 1992, the  Suns committed to a 40-year lease at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. The  agreement included a provision for the Suns to opt out at 30 years if the building and the building  is [...]

December 15th, 2018 - 1:33 pm § in The Ave Scene


I was out on the docks at Shilshole during this. Mygawd! At 285# I had to lean into the wind or be blown over. I guessed the wind on our dock was at 60 knots![...]

November 25th, 2018 - 10:58 pm § in Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

Comment on the Gospel As Taught in Washington State

In the aftermath of the death of John Chau, a Christian missionary who tried to invade the Andaman Islands, two things have struck me. The first is the number of Black friends on Facebook who insist that Chau, despite his slanted eyes and Chinese last name was “white.”  From the stories[...]

November 13th, 2018 - 9:27 am § in The Ave Scene

Two Seattle Restaurants Make Best In US

2M Smokehouse, San Antonio, TX | Al Ameer, Dearborn, MI | Atelier Crenn, San Francisco, CA | Bad Saint, Washington, DC | Bateau, Seattle, WA | ★ Benu, San Francisco, CA | Bertha’s Kitchen, North Charleston, SC | ★ Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY | Brennan’s, New Orleans[...]

November 12th, 2018 - 9:13 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

UW deficit $325,000,000

The Seattle Times ran this number today.   While the Times focuses on the Dental School and the Medical School, they are less than a third of the problem.    I would like to know where this comes from in terms of the different activities the UW has.  Is there an online source that breaks this [[...]

November 9th, 2018 - 4:27 pm § in The Ave Scene


CLICK ON PAUL Paul Allen’s will places most of his wealth in a trust … he is now an immortal. The trust can live on forever  — tax free, no need for healthcare, education or any other costs of mortality. PRAISE THE GREAT LORD WHO WELCOMES PAUL TO THE ETERNAL LIFE![...]

November 7th, 2018 - 8:52 am § in The Ave Scene

Why I voted against the soda tax

Mike James, a former KING TV anchor and a friend on FB castigated me because, according to him, the support for the initiative overturning the tax came from the over wealthy soda pop industry. I agree corporate self  interest in our society is an evil  … BUT .. that does not mean the industr[...]