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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 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 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant & Rave: Charged for time spent stuck in parking garage elevator

RAVE To the wonderful people who stopped to assist me after I was hit by a car while crossing a local intersection. I was thrown onto the wet, cold street, where I had to lie until help arrived. Despite holding up traffic during rush hour, drivers and passengers got out of their cars to call…

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December 11, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: ‘Most clueless parents of all time’

RAVE To Group Health for donating a parking lot, fencing and a generator to the Seattle AIDS Support Group (SASG) Christmas tree lot. Formerly, the sale was held in the small, unpaved, muddy SASG house yard. Now the cheerful SASG volunteers are in a paved lot with off-street parking. RANT To the parents who…

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December 10, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Don’t spread germs in the cream and sugar

RAVE To the young lady who took off her gloves and gave them to a very cold gentleman sitting on the sidewalk in downtown Seattle. RANT To coffee-shop patrons who sneeze and cough into their hands or blow their noses, then handle the milk, sugar, cinnamon and powdered-chocolate containers put out for customers to use. I’ve watched…

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December 9, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Thanks to friendly, watchful police officers

RAVE To the friendly, watchful Seattle Police making sure the Great Figgy Pudding chorale extravaganza in downtown Seattle went so well. It was great to see all the singers, the families and the spirit of community protected by their presence and professionalism. Also, they looked awesome in their traditional-style police hats. RANT   To people at the…

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