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Forever home cat of the week - Libby

Please adopt Libby! Libby is a darling sweet, outwardly affectionate little old lady cat. Found starving at a feral feeding station, Libby looks to have survived for years on her own outdoors. She was living with badly abscessed teeth and old healed-over leg fractures.

With input from our friends at the Community Cat Coalition, each week we will be featuring a cat that needs a loving home.

Please adopt Libby! Libby is a darling sweet, outwardly affectionate little old lady cat. Found starving at a feral feeding station, Libby looks to have survived for years on her own outdoors. She was living with badly abscessed teeth and old healed-over leg fractures.

Northwest Reads from University Book Store: "Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't Or Won't Show You," by Harriet Baskas

Most historians, writes Baskas, want to preserve history as reality, not just the pleasant parts, but sometimes consideration must be made to those affected by events especially when history is not so ancient.

History, they say, is written by the winners. But when it comes to the history on display in our museums, sometimes what we see has more to do with space, budgeting, legal issues, or the fragility of artifacts than the fact that an artifact survives.

Ian McFeron live at Flights Pub in Everett

Ian McFeron will be performing at Flights Pub in Everett on Friday January 17, 2014 at 8:00pm. McFeron tours in support of his new album “Time Will Take You," recorded in Nashville and produced by Grammy nominated Doug Lancio.

Seattle-based Ian McFeron will be performing at Flights Pub in Everett on Friday January 17, 2014 at 8:00pm. McFeron tours in support of his new album Time Will Take You," recorded in Nashville and produced by Grammy nominated Doug Lancio. McFeron is joined on stage by longtime friends and musical accompanists Alisa Milner on fiddle, cello, and harmony vocals, Norman Baker on bass and harmony vocals, and Mark Bateman on drums.

Meditation 101 – Six Tips to Start a Meditation Practice

For years “meditate” was on the top of my New Year’s intentions list. I would go into the new year full of fire and start a practice whole heartedly but somewhere over the course of the year the commitment would fade.

For years “meditate” was on the top of my New Year’s intentions list. I would go into the new year full of fire and start a practice whole heartedly but somewhere over the course of the year the commitment would fade. I knew meditation was good for me and that it could do wonders for my mind, body, and spirit. And, although I deeply desired having a daily meditation practice and read countless books on how to meditate, it took me years of having an on again off again practice to fully incorporate meditation into my daily routine.

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