Whistler Blackcomb Announces Lift Expansion – Crystal Chair, Harmony Upgrades

Pretty exciting … Whistler Blackcomb is replacing Blackcomb’s Crystal Chair with a high speed quad and upgrading the Harmony Chair to a six pack. The enhanced access to the Crystal terrain should be awesome while the Harmony upgrade will help...

/ January 18, 2013

Get Your Shit Together: A Toolkit for Planning Ahead

Update: Chanel and Get Your Shit Together were profiled in the New York Times: A Shocking Death, a Financial Lesson and Help for Others. [youtube url=”http://youtu.be/R9UaJfZCU64″ width=”560″ height=”420″ autohide=”0″ fs=”1″] [margin10]My friend Chanel Reynolds’ husband José Hernando was killed while cycling in...

/ January 16, 2013

New York Times on Climate Change: “There’s not a lot of news in this area.”

Today’s Quote of the Day: [pullquote1 quotes=”true” align=”center” textColor=”#000000″]There’s not a lot of news in this area – we’re watching glaciers melting – so there isn’t an urgency to get things into the paper right away[/pullquote1] – Elisabeth Rosenthal, New York...

/ January 11, 2013

Mashup Culture: Seattle’s Surveillance Cameraman and Portland’s Armed Men Walking the Streets

What’s more culturally hip than our armed surveillance society? Mashups! Nothing could be more hip than a meetup between the Northwest’s most misguided activists: Seattle’s Creepy Surveillance Cameraman and Portland’s armed, street walking second amendment “educators”. What could possibly go wrong?  

/ January 11, 2013

New York Times Focus on Corporate Tax Incentives, Washington State and Microsoft

In early December, The New York Times published a series on corporate tax incentives across the country. They also provided a state by state reporting view online (here’s the link for Washington State’s corporate tax incentives). Washington state grants $2.35...

/ January 7, 2013

“Love Until Your Heart Leaks”

[pullquote2 quotes=”true” align=”left” variation=”red” textColor=”#000000″]Run until your legs break. Love until your heart leaks.[/pullquote2] “American folk band Bon Iver asked people in August to remix the songs from its Grammy-winning album Bon Iver, Bon Iver, giving music makers the necessary...

/ January 6, 2013