Feb 23, 2015 LMcGuff commented on MacFarland, USA: After Kevin Costner Saved Black People in Black or White, He Sets His Sights on Improving the Lot of Latinos.
Really sad to hear you've left (or been fired or whatever). Yeah, this could be the end of the books column. I've read many books because you've recommended them.
Feb 23, 2015 LMcGuff commented on Why Republican Lawmakers Should Be In Charge of Women's Reproductive Health Care?.
Deadrose, no, it will never be mentioned here.
Feb 17, 2015 LMcGuff commented on Sea Stars Could Be Making a Comeback.
@2: Oyster and shellfish farmers in WA are already affected by acidification -- they have to set the larva in waters off Hawaii, so the shells develop thickly enough.

A pulse of hit-and-run money might be better than nothing, but I'm with Barsh that long term research needs to happen. Many ecological processes happen on cycles longer than your typical two-three year grant. It would be great to set up a LTERS -- Long-Term Ecological Research Station -- in the Salish Sea.
Feb 1, 2015 LMcGuff commented on Insufferable Blow-By-Blow Coverage of Super Bowl XLIX!.
@4: The rest of the country finds us insufferable.
Jan 10, 2015 LMcGuff commented on What It's Like Working for a Funeral Home.
I agree, this is a great piece of writing. Love the way it concludes.
Jan 6, 2015 LMcGuff commented on Meet The Stranger's Newest Staff Writer: Sydney Brownstone!.
A writer from New York named "Brownstone"? Sheesh.

Welcome and good luck. Just remember your new boss thinks "Loud, brash opinions are a dime a dozen" and you'll do fine.
Dec 26, 2014 LMcGuff commented on The Day After at the Christmas Tree Lot.
Portland OR uses old Xmas trees for salmon habitat:


I bet there are ways that old trees could be used in restoration around Seattle parks.
Dec 26, 2014 LMcGuff commented on These Are the Atheist Ten Commandments.
There were 15 until Moses dropped the third tablet.
Dec 18, 2014 LMcGuff commented on The Art They Loved and Hated at Seattle's Tallest Building Is Gone.
I loved Webb's piece, all the headless/heedless go-getters climbing all over each other going nowhere.
Dec 12, 2014 LMcGuff commented on Reggie Watts Hired as New Bandleader for the CBS Late Late Show.
5, 7, 6, 8!

Who do we appreciate?

Reggie! Reggie! Reggie!