Author Archives: Sue Romero

Bike stolen? You might find it here (link)

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Seattle Police discovered a huge stash of dozens of stolen bikes in Edmonds, with the help of a victim who saw his own stolen bike on Craigslist! Now police are trying to find all the owners. They took a picture of each one, so if you’ve ever had your bike stolen, you just might be lucky enough to find it ... Read More »

The Math Question that’s breaking the Internet

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Much like the ‘what color is this dress’ dilemma, a math question for students at a Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad contest has the attention of the online world. “Hello Singapore” TV host Kenneth Kong posted the math riddle on Facebook, which went viral across that country, showed up on Reddit and has its own hashtag on Twitter #cherylsbirthday ... Read More »

Help kids by donating to “kickstarter for teachers” (link)

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We all know that school budgets have been cut to their maximums, then squeezed some more. That’s why a new website DonorsChoose.org is being called the “kickstarter for teachers.” It’s become popular with teachers around the country – and more than one million supporters! With a quick zip code search, I found several schools in Seattle, Tacoma and Everett alone ... Read More »

Ed Sheeran sings with Sesame Street gang! (video)

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This is super cute – a new video released online this week of Ed Sheeran singing with Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster and the rest of the gang on Sesame Street! The song is called “Two Different Worlds,” and teaches kids that they can act one way at home, but should act differently when they’re at school. Enjoy! Read More »

Happy April Fools’ Day!

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If you’re super gullible like me, then you need to check out what’s real and what’s not today. Here’s an article called “The ultimate roundup of 2015’s biggest April Fools’ Day pranks” to help us too-trusting believers out. lol It’s true, especially today: You can’t believe everything you see on the Internet! Happy April Fools’ Day! Read More »

Weekend Event for “All 12’s”

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If you don’t want to fight traffic in downtown Seattle this weekend, there  is an event in Ballard you could head to. Who: All 12’s! What: “12’s Rally For 12’s” Where: Ballard Elks, 6411 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107 When: Sunday, March 29, from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Why: to raise money for a wheelchair van for “12” ... Read More »

Seattle’s Perfect Traffic Storm This Weekend

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It’s really not that often that the traffic stars align to make a perfect mess in Seattle, but this weekend the combination of construction closures and downtown events could make that a serious reality. The closures: Highway 99/Alaskan Way Viaduct will be CLOSED basically from Friday night, March 27, to Monday morning, March 30th. Westbound I-90 will also be CLOSED ... Read More »

Arsenic with your wine? The list of potential affected wines

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You may want to check that bottle of wine at home. A class action lawsuit filed this week claims 28 wineries in California produced wines that contain dangerously high levels of arsenic. Most of the wines are low-cost and include several varieties like Moscato, Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc. You’ll recognize some the brands too: Franzia, Sutter Home, Wine Cube, ... Read More »