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Silent But Deadly: The Perils of Public Transportation

I had to take the light rail home from the airport last night. It was not a good time.
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Not All Soccer Stars Are Found On The Pitch

This job I work, with the strange hours and odd tasks, affords me opportunities to do incredible things - doors are opened, strangers become less strange. I try to never take the opportunities I've earned for granted. I try to build relationships with all the people I meet, and those who only know...
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Do you even Podcast, bro?

This year I've been listening to a lot less music and a lot more podcasts. I'm not sure if this is a good thing or not, but I feel like I'm learning more... if that makes sense. First, there was Serial . Everyone and their mom was addicted to that podcast and whether or not Adnan killed Hae Min Lee...
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Thank You Seattle

This was originally going to be a photo gallery. My baby brother, his wife, and my best friend came to town this weekend to visit. And what a weekend it was! Not only did I pull some strings to get them ON THE FIELD at the Sounders match, but I also took them backstage to meet the guys from Death...
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NASA Released SO MANY High Res Apollo Photos

One of the coolest parts of NASA being a government agency: anything that's not classified is available to us to use to learn about earth and space and junk. From 1969-1972, astronauts took more than 8,000 photos while hanging out on and around the moon, NASA went back through the old collections...
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5 Things We Learned from The X-Files Trailer

I think up until last night I was still in denial that The X-Files is really coming back to TV, but after seeing that two-part trailer, it's starting to feel real! If you haven't heard, Mulder and Scully will be returning to the small screen in January for a 6 episode arc of The X-Files. The show...
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Guess who's gonna be on a panel at GeekGirlCon?

Me, the answer is totally me! I am beyond honored to be a part of GeekGirlCon this year. I'll be joining five other wonderful ladies on a panel called X-Files: Can't Stop Believing! We'll be discussing the TV show and the fandom surrounding it and I'm sure we'll all just completely "fan girl out"...
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11 Things You Gotta Do This Fall In Seattle

Today is the first day of autumn. I love that word. It's the best three months of the year. I'd love to hear in the comments what I'm forgetting - there's tons of stuff! I left Halloween out of this list bc there are so many crazy events. The one thing I'm doing for sure - drinking so much IPA! 1...
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What's your Uber passenger rating?

If you use Uber to get around the city, you've probably wondered what your user rating is. I know I have! And I'm happy to report that I have a solid 4.9 ... though of course now I'm curious what I did to get that .1 knocked off. Maybe I accidentally slammed the car door or something. Your...
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Dave Grohl Says Foo's Got Kicked Off The Emmys

First off, are the Emmys the best award show? I only watched highlights bc you know, Seahawks were on at the same time - I'd like to see the rating in just Seattle for the Emmys compared to national average, but I digress. TMZ found Dave Grohl hobbling out to his car, covered in fancy clothing,...
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