Author Profile: Sheri Quirt
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 29 December 2010
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I’d like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to four words on a television screen that have brought a thrill to so many the world over: “Peter Falk as COLUMBO.”
Posted in Seattle on 9 December 2010
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I lay my hat in Lower Queen Anne, where cohabiting young couples, daffy cat ladies and people who have made poor life choices meet. It’s also Seattle’s Christmas Central.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 1 November 2010
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I had always been a pop music hound, and Barcelona opened up a whole new sonic universe for me. I grooved to Italian rap and French techno.
Posted in Things We Like on 19 August 2010
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The old-fashioned TV theme song gave you another minute to get yourself situated, like the house lights blinking at the theater. Somehow, these intros fell from favor.
Posted in Seattle on 29 July 2010
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If you have a major league jones for a ballgame but find your finances dipping below the Mendoza Line, consider a jaunt to check out the plucky Everett AquaSox.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 17 June 2010
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Hatched in Georgia in 1955, the 24/7 restaurant chain blankets the South. Its sunny yellow Scrabble-tile signs standing proudly at every other exit from Savannah to Gulfport — and beyond.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 17 May 2010
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I’m not a person who’s driven by rhythm. But two forces have long had a hold on me: the almost physical pull of the ocean waves at the shore, and the rocking rumble of a train car.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 12 April 2010
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The serious pen pal had an arsenal of materials at her disposal, the most basic of which was an ingenious item known as the aerogram. Sadly, it’s now extinct.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 11 March 2010
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When rock stars make movies, they make the hearts of cynics and masochists alike beat faster. But potshots aside, the quality continuum between “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Shanghai Surprise” is dotted with titles deserving of rediscovery.
Posted in One Million Watts on 10 February 2010
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Sir Paul and Ringo understand the reality: The longevity of the Beatles requires innovation, and the boys will do what it takes to adapt their brand for survival.