Buster’s Big Adventure

A true story by Seattle Metro Transit Operator #8194, Darold Andersen   Driving Route 73 (Jackson Park to Downtown METRO bus), at 5:47 am, I noticed a white little fur ball running down the road towards the bus. I pulled the bus into the zone at 15 NE at Northgate Way, south bound. As this little dog ran by the door, I asked, Are you lost? To my surprise he stopped and jumped onto the bus. I asked the passengers on the bus if anyone had time to try to find the owner, thinking the dog … Continue reading...

Buster’s Big Adventure

A true story by Seattle Metro Transit Operator #8194, Darold Andersen   Driving Route 73 (Jackson Park to Downtown METRO bus), at 5:47 am, I noticed a white little fur ball running down the road towards the bus. I pulled the bus into the zone at 15 NE at Northgate Way, south bound. As this little dog ran by the door, I asked, Are you lost? To my surprise he stopped and jumped onto the bus. I asked the passengers on the bus if anyone had time to try to find the owner, thinking the dog … Continue reading...

Dead Elvis Party

  DEAD ELVIS PARTY Helen Ann Gately, aka "Hell on Wheels", Seattle's only female Elvis Impersonator and catering queen!   Worshiping at the "Shrine of Elvis"   Toby "Accordion Elvis" Hanson, serenading the crowd with Elvis tunes and polka classics.         A swell time was had by all....   Kelly Lyles, looking ravishing, as usual.     A magic moment at the Dead Elvis Party.   Victuals and Party Sustanance from "Are You … Continue reading...

Elvis Invitationals 2009

    Seattle Invitationals 2009 2009 Poster Seattle Invitationals (Formerly Elvis Invitationals)         Jimmy Peschel Elvis     Sweet Pea, Marlow and Nathan           Jimmy, Marlow, Sweet Pea and Jim Dever         Brett Wiggens Elvis   Marlow Harris and Helen Anne Gately (Hellon Wheels)   Dino Macris   Blue Calcutta     Marlow Harris, Enjay Santos and Sweet Pea Helen Anne Gately, Kelly Lyles, … Continue reading...

Elvis Penticton 2006

Penticton 5th Annual Elvis Festival British Columbia   Cute graphic designer Elvis, Aaron Wong from Vancouver B.C. Aaron placed 2nd this year in the amatuer competition in Penticton.   Top Elvis Tribute Artist Gino Monopoli   Bruce Brook from Abbotsford, B.C.   Seattle's own Helen Anne Gately (Hell-on Wheels) and past winner Danny Vernon     Cute new Elvis, Adam Leyk, who won Best Amatuer at Penticton last year and took First-Runner up this year in the professional … Continue reading...

Enchanted Gardens:

        For being such a rainy place, gardening is a very popular pastime in the Seattle area. We're in Zone 7 so we have a moderate climate and a surprisingly large number of plants are grown here, even palm trees! Here are some of my favorite gardens: Kubota Gardens Evil spirits can only travel in a straight line so Fujitaro Kubota staggered his bridge to impede the spirits' path. That's just one of many fascinating discoveries at Seattle's Kubota Gardens. The … Continue reading...

Buddy Foley Party

    CELEBRATE THE COLORFUL CAREER OF SEATTLE ARTIST BUDDY FOLEY AT A FESTIVE FUNDRAISING EVENT Thursday July 28 at CONWORKS . For the better part of four decades, Buddy Foley has maintained a colorful presence in Seattle's arts community. A recent debilitating illness has left Foley in financial peril. His plight was chronicled in the local media, which won him a temporary reprieve from imminent eviction from his familiar Interbay studio, Foley now faces daunting expenses related … Continue reading...

Bowling and Miniature Golf

  Right up your alley There's the right home for everyone and yours may be just around the corner. Homes with bowling alley's are rare, but they do exist! Two houses right up someone's alley!           Elvis Bowling League Announced Good news for Elvis fans and bowlers. The bowling distributor Ace Mitchell is providing its bowling centers with Elvis bowling league kits. Many of the bowling centers are offering their bowlers the opportunity to join a league … Continue reading...

Bowling and Miniature Golf

  Right up your alley There's the right home for everyone and yours may be just around the corner. Homes with bowling alley's are rare, but they do exist! Two houses right up someone's alley!           Elvis Bowling League Announced Good news for Elvis fans and bowlers. The bowling distributor Ace Mitchell is providing its bowling centers with Elvis bowling league kits. Many of the bowling centers are offering their bowlers the opportunity to join a league … Continue reading...