2018 Michigan 3-Day: Off to a Great Start!

My first of seven Komen 3-Day walks is done! The Michigan 3-Day was everything I could have hoped for and more. I met amazing, compassionate people. I endured ridiculous heat, and was grateful for the supporters who offered ice water, pickles, otter pops, and encouragement to walkers. I also had a lot of fun. More Than […]

One 3-Day Leads to Another…

Last weekend I volunteered at the Seattle 3-Day walk as a member the Route Safety crew (here’s a terrific event summary). Route Safety is responsible for, well, keeping the walkers safe on the route. The crew is made up of two dozen bicyclists and motorcyclists who head out with the first walker each morning, and […]

“Get Ink for the Cure” at Dzul Ink Lounge

Dzul Ink Lounge has been a fixture in White Center for many years, but brothers Jacob and Alejandro (Alex) Dzul found they were spending more and more of their time in downtown Seattle. So they started looking, found a great space on 3rd & Lenora in Belltown, and officially opened their new shop in December. […]

Komen for the Cure: 6 Months After the Planned Parenthood Storm

It’s been six months since the news broke about Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s changes to its grants policy, resulting in a loss of funding eligibility for Planned Parenthood. Three days later, after a public relations maelstrom and outrage from many of its affiliates, the organization reversed its decision. Impacts to individual Komen affiliates […]

Pink Ink: Julie’s Celtic Knot

I met Julie and her mom, Marylucia, at the Komen Puget Sound Grace Notes auction in March. Both of them are breast cancer survivors. Julie’s cousin Titus McKnight is a tattoo artist in St. Paul, MN. He designed this beautiful tattoo beautifully incorporating a pink ribbon into the Celtic knot. I love how her dress […]

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