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Spring 2014 News from Mill Creek Women's Club

at the December 18 Membership Meeting/Luncheon a record-breaking, gigantic $31,780.00 check was proudly presented to the YWCA representatives attending: Senior Regional Director of Snohomish County, Mary Anne Dillon-Bryant and Regional Community Affairs Coordinator, Luanne Kunz.

What do you think the Mill Creek Women’s Club has been up to lately? Impressively, at the December 18, 2014, Membership Meeting/Luncheon a record-breaking, gigantic $31,780.00 check was proudly presented to the YWCA representatives attending: Senior Regional Director of Snohomish County, Mary Anne Dillon-Bryant and Regional Community Affairs Coordinator, Luanne Kunz. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Women’s Club Annual Auction in November were directly contributed to the YWCA Pathways Children’s Domestic Violence Program with no overhead cost deduction.

What are your harbingers of Spring? From the Whistling Gardener

I have heard told that there are really only two seasons in the northwest, the rainy season and road construction season. There may be some truth to that. But despite the difficult transition from winter to spring there are sure signs of the season if you just look and listen.

Spring is an elusive season for the northwest. Typically what happens is that winter comes and goes for what seems like months on end and then one day we wake up and it is summer.

I have heard told that there are really only two seasons in the northwest, the rainy season and road construction season. There may be some truth to that. But despite the difficult transition from winter to spring there are sure signs of the season if you just look and listen. For me there are some very distinct indicators.

Eight Tips to Shop Smarter at Whole Foods

I have to admit when Whole Foods moved into the neighborhood I had second thoughts about shopping there. I try to support farmer’s more directly at farmers markets and through CSA’s (community supported agriculture), when they are seasonally available. But most importantly I’m concerned about shopping healthy on a budget, and I’ve avoided Whole Foods because I too have heard it called, “whole paycheck.

Left Coast/Right Coast: Little things that drive us (me) crazy

Mike Gold writes about the little things that happen to all of us (HIM) that drives us crazy.

We’ve all been there. Little things that when it happens you think, “This could only happen to me.” Is there a little paranoia here? Perhaps. (The dictionary definition of paranoia is when at a baseball game the catcher goes out to talk to the pitcher, the guy sitting in the stands thinks they’re talking about him).

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