A Fond Farewell — With Cookies

The first recipe I published was a fail. I was writing a weekly column for the Chicago Tribune Sunday magazine — not a food column, more of a ruminative ramble — and, after the World Trade Center crumbled, I tacked on a recipe for calm: chocolate-chip cookies. I made cookies regularly, ritually, obsessively, so I set down the steps in a snap. In those anxious days, the newsroom was alert to letters laced with anthrax.

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  • New building for Pacific Northwest National Lab campus
    RICHLAND — The federal government’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will build a new $90 million energy sciences research building on its Richland campus. A contract to design and construct the building has been awarded to a Houston-based team of Harvey Cleary Builders and Kirksey Architecture. The Tri-City Herald says the facility will cover 110,000 to 145,000 square feet. More
  • ‘Scumbag’ comment gets juror removed in Pasco double-murder trial. Judge says it’s not her fault
    PASCO, Wa. — A relative of a Pasco homicide victim, who phoned a juror last week, admitted calling the accused killer a “scumbag” during the brief telephone conversation. The relative was tracked down and interviewed by a defense investigator on Friday after the juror in Hector Orozco Jr.’s double-murder trial told court officials about the phone call. On Tuesday, attorney Daniel Stovern renewed his claim of jury tampering based on the conversation between “Juror No. More
  • New trial starts for 2 charged in homeless camp killing
    SEATTLE — A new trial has started for brothers accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding three others at the Seattle homeless encampment known as the Jungle. The Seattle Times reports James and Jerome Taafulisia are being tried for again on murder and assault charges in connection with the Jan. More
  • Woman sues Home Depot for $1.5M after termination
    BEND, Ore. — A Bend Paralympic athlete is suing Home Depot for $1.5 million, claiming the company did not consider her disability when it fired her in 2017. The Bulletin reports in a complaint filed Tuesday in Deschutes County Circuit Court, Barbara Buchan claims that after suffering a concussion in a fall at work, management fired her for keeping $11 worth of presentation materials in her vehicle overnight. More
  • 1 dead in Burien fire
    BURIEN — A woman was found dead and a second was injured as fire burned an apartment building in Burien. KOMO reports that firefighters arrived at the Forest View Apartments around 6 p.m. Tuesday to find flames burning on at least three floors. About two dozen people from seven affected apartments are receiving assistance from the Red Cross. More
  • March Madness Saturday takeaways: Which Final Four contender was most impressive?
    Eight impressive teams to assess. So that’s exactly what we’ll do. First, though, a brief farewell … Ja Morant and Murray State were not a one-man team in the Ohio Valley Conference.
    03/23/2019 - 5:16 pm | View Link
  • Racing’s quiet man set for fond farewell
    Noel Fehily retires as a professional jump jockey today, having enjoyed a scintillating career. The 43-year-old explains why he’s getting out now and doing so with no regrets The plaudits have been ...
    03/22/2019 - 7:15 pm | View Link
  • Goodbye Gal — Boo Hoo Blue bids less than fond farewell
    SO who are we going to hate now? Paul Gallen’s revelation on Sydney radio this morning that he will hang up the boots at the end of the 2019 season will leave a giant void in the game north of the ...
    03/21/2019 - 11:45 am | View Link
  • Seven Days in League: Knights bid Gallen a fond farewell
    BUNNIES coach Clint Eastwood takes issue with "silly statements" being made about rugby league's off-season from hell, declaring: "I think there have been a few drama queens out there, to be honest ...
    03/20/2019 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • Rodgers quoting 'Shawshank' among tributes as Packers, fans bid farewell to Matthews, Cobb
    Rodgers quoting 'Shawshank' among tributes as Packers, fans bid farewell to Matthews, Cobb Aaron Rodgers quoted a line from 'The Shawshank Redemption' and others on Twitter said heartfelt goodbyes to ...
    03/20/2019 - 3:27 am | View Link
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  • A Fond Farewell From Me | Gizmo's Freeware
    Yep, I'd like to also add a fond farewell to you Robert. I have been using this website for some years, and it's greatest benefit is to point me towards useful, well-functioning freeware.
    03/21/2019 - 12:20 pm | View Website
  • News | Hiflex-Europe
    Congratulations to Rob Stafford winner of the Argus Fluidhandling Ltd eye-Q award for October 2014. Rob’s theme combined with his determination, teamwork and drive has further improved the safety, comfort and processing effectiveness within the acid wash area of the business”.
    03/20/2019 - 6:41 pm | View Website
  • Farewell Messages
    When you make the effort to write a farewell message, you show that you value people and their contribution to your life. And if you're one of many busy people struggling to write something special, the example farewell notes and letters below should help you uncork your inner genius!
    03/20/2019 - 12:57 pm | View Website
  • 41 Fond Farewell Quotes and Sayings
    Farewell quotes might get you through a difficult time in your life. Bidding farewell to a friend, loved one or a colleague can be hard, but it is an essential part of moving on in life.
    03/20/2019 - 10:19 am | View Website
  • Farewell Card Message examples
    People agonise over what to write as a farewell card message... Everyone else has taken all the words! You need more words! Different words! Get your short snippets and farewell quotes here to suit the person and your mood.
    03/19/2019 - 9:59 am | View Website
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