Column-writing and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Memories of My Melancholy Whores

By Amanda Knox

As I take up the reins of Kyra-lin Hom’s weekly column, I am riding a warm wave of romanticism after reading the story of another columnist of a local paper, albeit a fictional one—the unnamed protagonist of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Memories of My Melancholy Whores.

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At Large In Ballard: Lessons from the night

By Peggy Sturdivant

This week I learned that even if you’ve never heard a coyote kill a cat before, you know it when you hear it. Although I like to think of myself as eager to learn every day, there will always be things that I wish I’d never heard and never witnessed.

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Katy Wilkens, MS, RD
Dutch oven Peach cobbler.

You Are What You Eat: Camp Cooking 101

By Katy Wilkens, MS, RD

One of my favorite parts of summer is the 10-day kayak trek I do through the San Juan Islands with my husband and about a dozen Boy Scouts. That’s 30 meals to plan, shop for, pack into kayaks, cook in the wild and clean up after! Having done this for 20 years, I have it down to a science.

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