Haunted Halloween Treats – Don’t Let Them Spook You!

Nothing like a holiday that revolves around scary costumes, haunted houses and SUGAR! More packaged candy is consumed on and around Halloween than any other time of the year, including Christmas and Thanksgiving combined. How can you enjoy Halloween without adding a loop to your belt? First and foremost, give yourself rules. Vowing to keep Read more about Haunted Halloween Treats – Don’t Let Them Spook You![…]

The Adventures of Meerkat Girl: Altruism v. Desk

by Alyssa Armbruster I volunteer at Memorial Hospital.  Every Sunday evening I man my desk doing important volunteer things.  I sit at my creaky, metal desk that holds the secrets to the universe… or a pack of playing cards, assorted graham crackers and a couple of crosswords.  It also contains my precious clock out sheet Read more about The Adventures of Meerkat Girl: Altruism v. Desk[…]

Amazing Childbirth Education Classes!

I just wanted to let you know, that my husband and I took the childbirth class on Saturday with Lindsey as our instructor. I just thought you should know what an amazing job she did. As a teacher myself, I can be very critical of people who “teach” classes. I was very pleasantly surprised at Read more about Amazing Childbirth Education Classes![…]

How to speak with cancer patients empathetically

Many people avoid talking with friends who have been diagnosed with cancer because they don’t know what to say. More importantly, they are afraid of saying something that might offend or seem insincere. This week Cristina Santamaria-Graff shares some guidance on how to speak with cancer patients empathetically. She has added another site that helps Read more about How to speak with cancer patients empathetically[…]

Accent Tours Haunted Bus Tour October 28

Accent Tours Haunted Bus Tour  October 28 Ride the Haunted Yakima Bus Tour on Sunday October 28th in support of breast cancer awareness.  There will a family tour 1-4 pm and and adult (scary) tour 5-8 pm.  Call 575-3949 to reserve your seats.         Proceeds will benefit local breast cancer awareness and Read more about Accent Tours Haunted Bus Tour October 28[…]