Author Archives: Mark Christopher

Bike Share Seattle Offers Membership (INFO)

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Think how much having access to a bicycle might help in your busy day.  Coming in September, Seattle will go forward with a “Bike Share” program involving 50 perfectly placed rental stations throughout the city .  The price will be around $8 for the day or you can grab a membership beginning today. Here is the link-Mark Christopher https://www.prontocycleshare.com/ Read More »

MC’s Throwback Thursday (A Seattle Car Salesman?)

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Do you recognize the person on the left?  He was often seen on Seattle TV with his zany commercials taped from his car lot on Aurora Ave North in Seattle.  Often with his sledge hammer in hand  he would break windshields and also toss through the window a car radio to get you the best deal.  Dick Balch Chevrolet!  Thats ... Read More »

Do you know which one is Don Pardo?

About six decades he was a voice of The NBC television Network.  In 1975 he grabbed the best gig of all.  The voice that introduced the 1000’s of stars and cast  on Saturday Night Live.  Have fun with your co-workers and family in figuring out which of the pictures is him-Mark Christopher The answer:  multiply 3 x 3,..plus 4..then minus ... Read More »

Seattle celebrates “Beatles 50 years” (list events)

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Seattle was number 3 in a 29 Concert schedule of The Beatles 1964 US Tour. Seattle is pulling together all sorts of fun for the family this week. Beatles music in sync with the International Fountain-Seattle Center, A Beatles tribute and playlist of the 1964 Beatles 30 min concert at The Mural Stage, Thursday (Free), The Edgewater Hotel offers a ... Read More »

MC’s Weekly ” I-phone Tip & Trick” (Text Read Aloud info)

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I was a slow type for all this I-phone technology. I then asked the questions and over time I discovered many secrets about your I-phone .  Here is the first of “MC’s Weekly  I-Phone Tips and Tricks”. Weekly Tip/Feature;  “Text Read Aloud”  (your phone will voice out loud the text message) MC:   Your phone will do this indeed.  Start by ... Read More »

“Shark Week” may want to see this, 25 footer in Puget Sound! (pics)

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Nineteen year old Grace was fishing Puget Sound with Dad over the weekend near Edmonds and suddenly sees a 3 feet fin break the water surface.  It’s then she realizes its a 25 foot  shark  (story below and pic link)-  Mark Christopher http://q13fox.com/2014/08/13/close-encounter-with-rare-25-foot-basking-shark-in-puget-sound-i-didnt-really-feel-scared-just-excited/#ooid=htbDRubzooVMyjE4dmdFMmoaZmb_LDM1 Read More »

Bears can walk, and maybe answers Bigfoot questions (video)

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This is amazing to watch.  A bear in New Jersey wanders around a neighborhood looking for a quick meal. I post this as to how many around here (State Of Washington) may think this is a Bigfoot or a person in a costume.  At times this bear looks like a person in a costume…and then looks like a small Bigfoot.-Mark ... Read More »

More “Hidden Cash Movement” (info)

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It’s been pretty quiet for  the “Hidden Cash Movement”.  Remember how someone was handing out money in the Bay Area?   A person was providing  clues on Twitter leading everyone   to locations where you could find the free money and keep it.  We’ll now the “spread the love” formula has reached the Beaches of New York City.  Coney Island among them,  ... Read More »

You think you have it rough putting a child down for a nap? (see video)

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I remember when my daughters Jessie and Jamie were needing naps.  The gimmicks and fun I’d play, the ways to keep a door closed, to work and work at it until I was so ready for a nap myself.  No I didn’t win all the battles. Enjoy this mom’s efforts as she puts her twins down for a nap.-Mark Christopher ... Read More »