Li Na has broken new ground at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. On July 20, the 37-year-old former Chinese star became the first Asian-born player to be inducted. She was enshrined during a lengthy on-court ceremony that followed the Hall of Fame Open semifinals. Li became the first Asian to win a Grand Slam […]
The president for Brand Expedia Group, Aman Bhutani, is leaving the company after nine years to pursue another opportunity, according to reports, amid changes in company executive ranks and change in reporting responsibilities. “We are so grateful for Aman’s contribution to Expedia Group and wish him well in his new endeavor,” said Mark Okerstrom, Expedia […]
SCIDpda and the Wing Luke Museum hosted the Maynard Alley Party on July 18. Held in the Chinatown alleyway to celebrate summer, attendees enjoyed tasty treats, arts and crafts, and live music. The event was organized as part of JamFest, an outdoor community celebration.
Kinokuniya Seattle hosted a book signing, celebrating the release of “The Panda is Still Fat and Other Haikus” on July 20. Nolen Lee, the creator of Punching Pandas, signed autographs at the store and he talked about the process of making “The Panda is Still Fat”—the sequel to his first book of haikus. There was […]
The general manager at Seattle Channel, Shannon Gee, accepted the Jewell Ryan-White Award for Cultural Diversity at the Alliance for Community Media’s annual conference in Portland, Ore., on July 11. The award recognizes outstanding efforts to create culturally diverse and/or non-mainstream community involvement in the field of community media. “The community media model provides a […]
When 12-year-old Tiffany first came to me for English tutorials, she had just arrived from Xi’an. So in Lesson One, I explained American greetings.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle pain doctor is facing charges related to a major nationwide kickback scheme involving fentanyl prescriptions. Dr. Rajni Jutla is accused in an indictment returned in U.S. District Court on July 24 of accepting more than $109,000 in kickbacks between 2012 and 2016 from Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics. Prosecutors said she took […]
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
– Henry Miller
Make sure you can lift your carry-on bag. A good rule of thumb is to give it the old “refrigerator test” before you leave home: see if you can place your packed suitcase on top of your refrigerator without assistance or pain. If so, you’re ready to fly.
I haven’t had to use it for that purpose yet, but it beats lying on the floor or trying to sleep on chairs with metal armrests that get in the way.