Shellie Hart

Bertha Ready to Dig Again! [video]

Credit: SDOT/YouTube/SR99 Tunnel

While we worked this week, so did SDOT lowering Bertha’s 4 million-pound cutter head & drive.  The unit is now submerged!  Tunnel now just 27 months behind schedule with traffic set to flow through the new tunnel in spring of 2018.  We hope:) Check out the time lapse video released by SDOT. Read More »

Do You Know What They Mean?

Credit: WSDOT Blog

The zigzag markings are a test – the first of their kind in Washington state – to see if they might help improve driver’s compliance with slowing down approaching a crosswalk. While we haven’t had any specific safety problems in these areas, this is a low-cost way for us to try something that we believe will increase the level of ... Read More »

Volunteers Needed To Fight Wildfires

Credit: Washington State Dept. of Natura Resources

We all want to help, your first step is the  NORTHWEST REGION of AMERICAN RED CROSS (HERE).  As resources/your gifts are needed for Red Cross sheltering, feeding dozens of wildfire evacuees. For the first time, the state is asking for volunteers… The following information is directly from the Washington Department of Natural Resources: OLYMPIA – For the first time in ... Read More »

Don’t Make That Fashion Faux Pas

Credit: Fractl & eBay Deals

Found this on WHO WHAT WHERE on fashion mistakes that make us cringe!  But which style faux pas are the top-named offenders by the population at large? Fractl, a research company, aimed to answer just that question with a study on behalf of eBay Deals Biggest offender: Too Much Animal Print See the others (HERE) Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Says Labeling Clothing as Plus-Size Tells Some Women They’re Not ‘Worthy’

Credit: Melissa McCarthy_Seven 7

• Melissa McCarthy’s clothing line Melissa McCarthy Seven7 is launching at major retailers, McCarthy takes issue with the label “plus size,” and how it feels when women’s clothing is segregated in stores. • “Seventy percent of women in the United States are a size 14 or above….so you’re taking your biggest category of people and telling them, ‘You’re not really worthy.’ I find that ... Read More »

Back-2-School Savings for Kids and YOU!

Credit: RetailMeNot

Take advantage of all the sales happening right now as the Back-2-School sales begin!  School and office supplies, clothes , shoes and more!  And this app is a nice ‘not-so-secret’ weapon for even MORE deals.  Check it out… It’s that easy. No need to print coupons before you leave home. No more digging through your purse or pockets to find ... Read More »