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White Responses Matter

Because there’s only one group that can end white privilege. The privileged.

11/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Married, But Sleeping in Separate Beds

Can sleeping apart do anything but ruin a marriage?

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Light Rail Is Remaking Seattle. But into What?

Seattle, famously tortured by growth, may be starting to grasp connection. But there are swerves in our learning curve.

09/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Taking the “I” Out of Identity, One Stitch Fix Box at a Time

Can personal taste be quantified?

08/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Ugly Food Movement

Why it’s time to wrap our heads around unattractive food.

07/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Can Gay Marriage Save Marriage?

Gay marriage provides a model we could all stand to emulate.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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How Much Is Too Much Parenting?

A helicopter mom says goodbye.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Urban Hiking: Does It Make Us Better Citizens?

I walked the widest girth in Seattle to find out.

04/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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50 Years, 50 Fears

One woman’s quest to face her demons in one big scary year.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Broverwhelmed: Gender Disparity in Seattle

Seattle’s got a glut of guys, with more on the way. The reactions of Seattle women? Not what you’d expect.

08/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Relationships

Surprise, You're Married!

Washington state’s marriage equality law magically transforms all registered domestic partnerships into marriages.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Sex and the Millennial Girl

Hookup culture: liberating freedoms or friends with lopsided benefits?

05/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Hive Minded

What backyard beekeeping really does for people.

04/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle Buzzkill

Six things Seattleites should stop talking about.

03/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Gray Like Me

Apparently, it’s a big damn deal to let your hair go gray. Who knew.

01/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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'Tis the Season to Trim the Christmas Card List

If only there was a simple calculus for pruning it!

12/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

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Giving to Panhandlers

Are you helping who you think you’re helping?

11/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

The Autism Schism

Is autism a disorder to be cured or a condition to be understood?

10/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

May I Help You?

Among the gifts Seattle has given the world: A few unique selling strategies.

09/03/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Etiquette Schmetiquette

How to succeed in business by minding your manners.

08/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson