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Rant & Rave

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

Category: Rant & Rave
December 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Donated stuffed animals delight young surgery patients

RAVE To the Issaquah Police Department for delivering a cartload of adorable stuffed animals to our patients in the surgery center at the pediatric hospital. There were many delighted children and it brightened the staff’s day, too. RANT To people who give kids toys that yell, scream, talk, have sirens and take a whole lot of…

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December 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Seahawk’

RAVE To the “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Seahawk” on the crane at Westlake and Mercer. Love it! RANT To to the hipster wearing on the bus with headphones who stepped on my toe, didn’t move his foot when I tried to move mine, then said “It’s crowded!” when I looked at him expecting an apology. “Usually people…

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December 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant & Rave: $900 lost and found

RAVE To the U.S. Postal Service delivery person who rang our doorbell and instead of just leaving the package, waited to tell us that package thieves were in the neighborhood and gave us tips to avoid losing future deliveries. What a thoughtful representative of our postal service! RANT AND RAVE Rant to the rude, intoxicated couple…

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December 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Dogs aren’t allowed on Seattle beaches

RAVE To the two gentlemen who saw my car keys fly two floors down the outdoor staircase at REI at night, in the dark. The keys had landed in the mud, and the gentlemen pointed the spot out to me and offered to climb over the railing to retrieve them. It was my goof, so I…

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December 19, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Bully’s kids are bullies

RAVE To our intrepid recycle guy who, when our steep hill was blocked by trees and power lines, parked his truck and cheerfully walked up our hill to get the bins. When he discovered he’d mistakenly brought down a garbage bin instead, he laughed at himself and trekked back up the hill, down again, back…

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December 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Asking the boss for a date not a good idea

RAVE To the fine folks at Bellevue post office, who delivered a Christmas card to me with no last name on the envelope, the wrong street address and the wrong ZIP code …. however did you find me? The only thing that was correct was the house number! RANT To the flirtatious executive who kept winking…

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