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Rant & Rave

Times readers share their encounters with the good and the bad.

Category: bicycles
October 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Stay out of bike lanes, cars

RAVE To the gentleman who gave my young daughter an autographed Earl Thomas Seahawks football helmet outside a downtown restaurant. You made her night! RANT To motorists who use the bike lane so they can take curves at a higher speed or drift into the lane so they can see past cars ahead of them. Please…

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October 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant&Rave: Ditch the scooter in church, kid

RAVE To the patient bank customers trying to use the drive-up ATM when my battery died after my transaction, leaving me blocking the ATM. Without exception, every person was sympathetic and offered to help. The experience left me with renewed faith in the neighborliness of Seattleites (and a new battery!). RANT To the racist person who…

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October 7, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Cyclist runs red light

RAVE For the newly painted mural on the wall of the Masonic building at Greenwood Avenue North and Northwest 80th Street. It’s gorgeous and adds a wonderful work of art to the neighborhood. RANT For the biker that didn’t stop for the red light, drove right in front of me against his red light as I…

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September 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant&Rave: Cheers for Ilwaco salmon fishing

RAVE For my co-workers who’ve been so helpful and supportive to me while I’ve been at work while going through chemotherapy. Your offers of getting me tea and water help more than you know, and I appreciate your understanding when I’ve had to pass on participating in projects that I’d normally love to help with,…

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