We left after scoreless 9 innings — and when we got home and tucked the kids in, I figured I’d see what the score was — but it was still on! The Mariners pulled it out 1-0 in the bottom of the 14th, after Griffey hit to right field, bringing the man on second home. Photos by Tracy.
And birthday wishes to Mom, who would have been 67 today. I miss you.
What happens when you cross the best fancy diner in Seattle with a kitchen fire? Mother’s Day mayhem, plus a photo with the Seattle Fire Department’s finest! Also, funny kid-friendly cookware from Sur La Table.
Humanity is not dead in “Wall-E,” but it is in peril. The world’s population cruises the heavens ceaselessly on a mammoth luxury spaceship that it boarded in the early 22nd century after the planet became uninhabitable. For government, there is a global corporation called Buy N Large, which keeps the public wired to umpteenth-generation iPods and addicted to a diet of supersized liquefied fast food and instantly obsolete products. The people are too bloated to walk — they float around on motorized Barcaloungers — but they are happy shoppers. A billboard on the moon heralds a Buy N Large outlet mall “coming soon,” not far from that spot where back in the day of “Hello, Dolly!” idealistic Americans once placed a flag. from the Frank Rich column, “Wall-E for President“