Monthly Archives: April 2006

Off to Banff

First I’m driving home, then getting in Ming’s car and we’re driving to Abottsford, British Columbia. From there we’re flying to Calgary, Alberta where we’ll catch a shuttle to Banff so that we can spend five days skiing at Sunshine. … Continue reading

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Seattle Times, Police kill armed man in shooting on Capitol Hill: Seattle police fatally shot a man near a busy intersection on Capitol Hill on Tuesday night after, they said, he pointed a gun at them. Crazy.

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Redfin added stats

Redfin, may favorite Seattle real estate tool, added stats today. Here are the stats for Capitol Hill. Average cost per square foot is $406.

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Development in Waterloo

Do any Waterloo locals have information on Auburn Development’s $140 million BarrelYards project going on the Canbar lands? All I can find is this Waterloo Chronicle article about it. 250 luxury rental and condominium apartments into a seven-building layout on … Continue reading

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Biked to work

I biked to work for the first time today. The ride is about 10 miles and you have to hop on the bus for part of it to get across Lake Washington (I can’t believe they didn’t build a sidewalk … Continue reading

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Road bikes rule

After stopping by the local bike shop to make sure my bike was fitting me correctly I ripped around the neighborhood. And I couldn’t believe how much fun it was. I seriously regret not trying this sport out sooner! It … Continue reading

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How you treat waiters…

USA Today, CEOs say how you treat a waiter can predict a lot about character.

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Road bike

Friday night I bought a used 56″ Specialized Allez Elite Triple (model year unknown) via Craigslist. It’s got an aluminum frame, carbon fork & seatpost and Shimano 105 components. I’m looking forward to ripping around Seattle on it this summer! … Continue reading

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Moorage on Lake Washington

Perhaps I left calling too late, but by the time I called my moorage place on Portage Bay on Lake Union last weekend all they had left were three 40′ slips costing around $1600/summer. This sent me off the deep … Continue reading

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Hockey camp

In between the main hockey season and summer season a bunch of us from Red Army have signed up for hockey camp (it’s run by the Seattle T-Bird’s assistant coach). It’s 1.25 hours twice a week for five weeks. Sadly, … Continue reading

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