Charity Choice Monday – Ballard Food Bank – Real Change 30

Ballard Food Bank, like the University District Food Bank where I spent a laughter-filled morning in 2017, is much much munificently more than “just” a place to get a bag of groceries. The Bank also maintains a hygiene area, a mailbox service, and gives office space to 17 service providers, from VA doctors to renters’…

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Gaming Monopoly, Safeway Style

Monopoly pieces

I play the Market Street, Tom Thumb, Albertsons, Safeway, Shaws, Jewel-Osco, Vons, Amigos, United Supermarkets, Carrs, Star Market, Pavilions, Acme (MEEP MEEP), Randalls Monopoly Sweepstakes to WIN. It’s the only competitive sport I play. So, my rules:   (1) Never, ever switch stores. Me, I play Safeway. I know what I’ll be able to find,…

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