Category Archives: seattle

The Kid Is Alright

  A year ago this time, I had just lost my job at 103.7 The Mountain here in Seattle. The country was in the throes of recession and my industry was constricting faster than Alec Baldwin’s waistline. And as a … Continue reading

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Oops, I Did It Again

  In my last post, Mother’s Milk, I attempted the very first recipe in the classic The Cake Bible: The Mother Of All Cakes, The Pound Cake. Even though I’ve baked enough cakes to stock a bakery or ten, I … Continue reading

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That *Was* Me

Beautiful Northwest artist Brandi Carlile recorded her new album right here in her own backyard, at Bear Creek Studio in Woodinville, Washington. Much like the surroundings, the album is rich and organic sounding. If an album had a smell, Bear … Continue reading

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English Roses

(WARNING – my dear friends in the food community, this one’s a music blog. If you find that tasty, read on. If not, more food Shawnologues coming to an inbox near you soon)   If you’re expecting a Will & … Continue reading

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(You’ve Got To) Work For Love

Have you even wondered how this baker-blogger makes ends meet; buys all that butter for batter? No? Well, darn it, I am going to tell you anyway. I work in the music business mostly behind the scenes, sometimes in front … Continue reading

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Life Is Hard

…but really, does it have to be? Sometimes hard is in your head, I know because it used to be in mine. This week, I started my new full time job at Jet City Stream, a brand new Seattle start-up, … Continue reading

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Shining Star

Star Anna is the first of several local musicians to get the string treatment from the Synergia NW Orchestra in preparation for Music Matters Live, May 12th at The Paramount Theatre. To be more precise, Star and Justin Davis (of … Continue reading

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