Feb 162011
Ribbon Cutting: Hamilton Cellars Tasting Room in Richland

As expected, there was a large turnout for the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Hamilton Cellars in South Richland’s Queensgate Village off Keene Road. The tasting room is gorgeous! The Hamiltons have done themselves proud in making this a destination spot. The large bar in the front is exquisite and curves through the tasting […]

Feb 162011
Ribbon Cutting: Orion Network Solutions

Orion Network Solutions had a good turn out for their ribbon cutting today at their new location in Kennewick. ONS is a web-technology company with offices in both Kennewick, WA and Williamsburg, VA. Most interesting to many in attendance was the mobile phone app, Salesmob, that allows businesses to customize the mobile web experience for […]

Feb 132011
Feedom of Speech, Privacy, and Consequences

Lynne Curry gave a great response when a reader asked “Can my manager fire me for calling her ‘Dragon Lady’ and ‘snaggle-toothed’ on my MySpace page?” She finished her response with: “freedom of expression doesn’t mean zero consequences and you can’t claim privacy when you broadcast your views on the internet.” via Lynne Curry ‘On […]

Jul 252010

[slickr-flickr tag=”mcipicnic2010,bouncehouse” tagmode=”all” size=”small”] Each summer my company, Mid-Columbia Insurance, has a summer BBQ for the employees of our 4 offices. Employees are encouraged to bring their families, even parents are welcome. We rent the gazebo next to the Kennewick library because it has a water feature play area for the kids, lots of grass, […]

Jul 232010
Ribbon Cutting: Chad Ward Insurance Agency

ChadWardInsurance.com Chad Ward – State Farm 8390 W Gage Blvd, #106 Kennewick, WA 99336 State Farm insurance agent, Chad Ward, had a Ribbon Cutting with the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce this past Thursday. The office is located across the street from Olive Garden at 8390 W Gage Blvd, Ste 106, in Kennewick. Working with […]

May 232010
Weekend at Campbell's Resort in Lake Chelan

www.campbellsresort.com Campbell’s Resort at Lake Chelan 104 W Woodin Ave Chelan, WA 98816 What a great weekend we had. The weatherman said that it was going to be overcast and raining. Wrong again, bucko! We woke up both Saturday and Sunday morning to gorgeous sunny skies. We were here for the annual meeting of the […]

Dec 282009

The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) is launching an easy new way for drivers to buy copies of their driving records, also known as abstracts of driver records or ADRs or motor vehicle records (MVRs), over the internet (http://www.dol.wa.gov) or at a self service station located in many driver license offices. ADRs purchased from […]

Dec 282008

::iimageright(“accident.jpg”,”Photo by Hans van de Bruggen”):: The Wall Street Journal recently reported that more and more drivers are letting their insurance lapse or reducing their coverage as the economy sours. As you are driving, what are the chances that the guy coming up behind you does not have insurance? By not having insurance he not […]

Dec 262008

::iimageright(“Pedestrian.jpg”,”Car vs Pedestrian Accident”):: It scares me as I watched people walk on the snow covered streets because the snow plows have covered the sidewalks with a foot or more of snow. What amazes me is that everyone I have seen doing this is on the wrong side of the street. Instead of facing traffic […]