Monthly Archives: June 2011

Seattle donates BIG !

I miss Microsoft’s generous gift matching. But last week, we got a lil’ something along those lines. On June 23rd, as part of Give BIG day, the Seattle Foundation and Give BIG  sponsors offered a partial matching of donations made to a number of … Continue reading

Posted in Making a difference, People Matter

Spelling Bees and Indian-Americans

Yesterday, Sukanya Roy from South Abington Township, Pa., won the at the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy. Find out more about this at the Evri page on the Bee . Here’s a good story from the Evri page: Pa. girl aces ‘cymotrichous’ to win … Continue reading

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Friends, Fun and Frolic at Seattle’s Folklife Festival

Last Sunday, K and I went to the Northwest Folklife Festival, and had a lovely time. We started with a shape-note singing group.  What are shape-notes, you ask? We turn to good ole’ Wikipedia, and learn that “Shape notes are a music … Continue reading

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