Posts by Lauren Williams

Safeway Monopoly – LEVEL UP!!

I write this on Wednesday 2/20/2019. Safeway Monopoly started Wednesday 2/6/2019. So, two weeks in, I feel emboldened to discuss the whack-your-head-with-the-iron differences in the game this year.   You’ve still gotta buy stuff and win paper sets. One side is still all the little slips that will litter your house for months. The slips still yield…

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Safeway Monopoly – Surprise!

Safeway Monopoly started Wednesday 2/6/2019. Which I discovered 2/5/2019. NOOOOOOOOO. I thought it started next month. I haven’t had Spring Training: no run through all the aisles to remind myself what’s where; no eating down the staples. No making room for the frozen pizza. I wasted a purchase when I bought the chocolate on 2/5…

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Tour a Recycling Plant

How’s this for the ultimate reduce, reuse, recycle? Take a tour of a recycling plant! I had no idea this was possible. My thanks to The Woodinville Weekly, for its February 4, 2019 page 5 article, “What happens after the bin? Behind the scenes at the Recycling Center” giving us a glimpse behind-the-bins at Waste…

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No escaping. No escaping.

Today has not been a great day for many of us in the Seattle area: snow, cold, resulting accidents, power outages. My professional society had to cancel tonight’s meeting, which is achingly disappointing because the speaker, Marilyn Paul, was one of our most-anticipated of the year. And now, as I try to chase away the…

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I’m going to call it…

“The Kondo Konsequence.” I’m quoting an email I just got, leaving out the name of the shop to protect the innocent. “At Capacity Wow! Everyone sure has been cleaning house! Due to an overwhelming amount of consignments coming in this week, and being short-staffed we won’t be accepting consignments the rest of this week. Next…

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