Dana Greyson and Wayne Seitz celebrated their eighth anniversary last week with cranberry mimosas, bacon and buckwheat pancakes with maple syrup. Although it sounds ordinary, it was hardly a common celebration.
Can you believe that the month of March is almost history? Will it end with a roar or a quiet bleat? Whichever way the wind does or doesn't blow, I feel like I'm hanging on to the back end of a high-speed train as 2015 — the "new" year — charges to the finish line. For me, "March Madness" has nothing to do with basketball and everything to do with time. Whew!
By Chris Mooney, The Washington Post
March 29, 2015 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — We have a problem, people: Even though we're supposed to put the right stuff in the blue bin, a lot of recyclable material nevertheless winds up crammed into landfills. One of the most noteworthy of these is paper: While 64.6 percent of paper and paperboard got recycled in 2012, that still left 24.26 million tons of the stuff discarded, according to the EPA.
By Karen Livingston for The Columbian
March 27, 2015 6 a.m.
April marks the five-year anniversary for Nuestra Mesa in historic downtown Camas. For owners Todd and Tania Moravitz, the road to success has been defined by steady refinement and, most recently, expansion.
After housing, energy bills are often one of our biggest living expenses. So it can be enticing to be offered a quick way to cut those bills down to a fraction of the former cost. But sometimes things that seem too good to be true, are.