Posts for November, 2010

Preserving a childhood & a future for foster kids

November 12th, 2010

I had the distinct pleasure of attending an actual tea party last Sunday – the kind with cups and saucers and dainty things to eat. The afternoon event was a fundraiser for Treehouse, giving foster kids a childhood and a future; stylish hats were de rigueur and made available to all guests. With the help […]

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On this Veterans Day, for William Paul Geisler

November 10th, 2010

My father, William Paul Geisler, was a veteran of World War II.  He had been a supply officer in the European theater.  He charged Utah Beach with his men on D-Day +3, and he frequently told me stories about training in England, landing in France, and marching to Belgium.  His stories ranged from terrifying to […]

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Pinpoint a park for your pooch

November 9th, 2010

  Councilmember Licata recently added a really fantastic map feature to his City website that features all of Seattle’s neighborhood Art Walks. Given that research from just a few years back indicated Seattle had 45% more dogs than children, it only seems appropriate to emulate Nick’s map with one that covers all of the city’s off-leash areas. […]

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