Honored to Speak

October 28, 2010

A big ‘shout out’ to the women (and 1 guy) at the South Puget Sound Business and Professional Women’s group. They were a wonderful audience, and I appreciate them asking me to speak. A remarkable group of business owners, that… Read more

What If It Happened To You?

October 26, 2010

No one ever thinks it will happen to them. That’s one of the resounding themes of crime victims, and their loved ones. Maybe it’s just being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Maybe it’s a relationship gone bad…. Read more

First Cab(ernet) Classic a Sipping Success

October 21, 2010

Cab Classic to help hungry. About 300 people gathered at Bell Harbor for the First (what’s hoped to become annual) Cab Classic to benefit Rotary First Harvest. RFH is one of those unsung heroes in our state, working diligently behind… Read more

Changes on Lake Union

October 19, 2010

Changes in Lake Union’s Brokerage Business. Local Owners Acquire Crow’s Nest Yachts Seattle Yacht and Brokerage Business Moving to New Lake Union Location      SEATTLE — Crow’s Nest Yachts Seattle, featuring premier new yachts for sale and a robust brokerage… Read more

Women in the Workplace

October 18, 2010

I thought it was worth adding a link to the newest GoGirl Academy blog about women in the workplace, and a new study from McKinsey and Company consultants: www.gogirlacademy.wordpress.com. Companies do better financially.

Missing a Good Friend

October 15, 2010

Update: Family and friends turned out in full force last Friday for memorial services for Phil Sullivan. About 500 people gathered at St. Luke’s in Shoreline to remember a man whose mission in life was helping others. As Father Madigan… Read more

Where Are You Putting Your Money?

October 8, 2010

Investment confusion. I have a lot of different interests, (wines, boating, volunteering, etc.) and I count ‘investing’ right up there at the top. I was about 25 years old in my first anchor job in California, and had a little money… Read more

InfluenceHer — Great news for girls

September 23, 2010

Hats off! To the Boys and Girls Clubs of King County. Early last spring, a core group of women pulled together by Daniel Johnson and Mary Hackett of BGC, designed a summit with dozens of influential women in Seattle. At… Read more

Que Syrah, Syrah!

September 13, 2010

Fall release weekend — mission accomplished. Forgive my reference to the very old song, Que Sera, Sera (Whatever will be, will be), but we are talking Syrah, and lots of it, from some of the finest vineyards in the state…. Read more

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