The realities and dangers of overseas missionary work hit
the Pacific Northwest last week following reports that Seattle Pacific
University (SPU) alumna Rev. Phyllis Sortor had been kidnapped from her
school compound in Nigeria.
In Ben Hanisko’s eyes, there’s a time and a place for a
sales pitch, and it’s not at Queen Anne Days — at least, not when the
public is expecting fun and games.
Author Anne Leigh Parrish, a 30-year Queen Anne resident, is
determined to make her writing career flourish, despite years of
difficulty getting published.
It doesn’t take a fortune cookie to reveal what an extraordinary
person Yu-Mei is. You just need to spend a few minutes in her company.
She is owner, entrepreneur and hostess of the popular Uptown China
restaurant in Queen Anne.
Before immersing themselves in this year’s horse-race
speculation, our city’s political class would do well to stop and pay
homage to one of the most significant and effective council members in
modern Seattle history.
More than 15 years ago, the process was started that gave Magnolians a
major gift of written history in “Magnolia: Memories & Milestones,”
written and published by a dedicated corps of volunteers.