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Ep. 051 – Joslin Roth & Darci Bressler, Owners of Resting Waters Aquamation

Ep. 051 – Joslin Roth & Darci Bressler, Owners of Resting Waters Aquamation

This week’s guest is Joslin Roth & Darci Bressler, Owners of Resting Waters. Resting Waters is a West Seattle pet funeral home and Washington State’s first pet aquamation business, providing a more personal death-care option and alternative to pet-burial, fire cremation or leaving them with your veterinarian. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Website: http://www.restingwaters.com Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/restingwaters/ Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/restingwaters Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/restingwaters/ Seattle Times Article: https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/a-respectful-eco-friendly-way-to-say-goodbye/ Write or call your representative on WA State House Bill 1700 Concerning Cremation by biochemical hydrolysis – http://apps2.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1700&Year=2017&BillNumber=1700&Year=2017 Guest’s…

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Ep. 050 – Meghan Reese & Malika Siddiq, Creators of West Seattle Vibes

Ep. 050 – Meghan Reese & Malika Siddiq, Creators of West Seattle Vibes

This week’s guest is Meghan Reese & Malika Siddiq, the creators of West Seattle Vibes (Instagram Page). West Seattle Vibes is a neighborhood Instagram page created to support the West Seattle Neighborhood: To checkout new and favorite restaurants, bars and shops. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Instagram – Follow them at: https://www.instagram.com/westseattlevibes/ Email at: WestSeattleVibes@gmail.com Lika-Love FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/Likalovefashion/ Business & Non-profit shoutouts: Lika Love (Malika Siddiq’s business): https://likalove.com The Nook: https://www.thenookseattle.com West Side Baby: http://westsidebaby.org Past episode interview with Nancy Woodland of West Side…

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Ep. 048 – Jill Bruyere, Owner of Fitness Revolution

Ep. 048 – Jill Bruyere, Owner of Fitness Revolution

This week’s guest is Jill Bruyere, Owner of Fitness Revolution in the West Seattle Alaska Junction. Fitness Revolution was born out of Jill’s love for playing soccer, fitness & helping people through being a fitness personal trainer. Get fit and have fun. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Website: FitnessRevolutionWithJill.com Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/runwithjillbootcamp Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/runwithjill Guest’s word of wisdom: Don’t wait… just get started with something today. Get out and do something and don’t wait for life or your schedule to be perfect….

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Ep. 047 – Shandon Graybeal, Owner of Alair

Ep. 047 – Shandon Graybeal, Owner of Alair

This week’s guest is Shandon Graybeal, owner of Alair in West Seattle. Alair is a boutique gift shop with some unique flair, focusing on products made locally by small businesses and individuals. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Website: AlairSeattle.com Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alairseattle Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alairseattle/ Guest’s recommended book: The Great Gatsby & any of the Harry Potter books Guest’s favorite podcast(s): True Crime & Stuff you didn’t learn in history class Guest’s word of wisdom: When you fail or mess something…

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Ep. 044 – Ian Weinberg, Owner of Ian Fitness

Ep. 044 – Ian Weinberg, Owner of Ian Fitness

This week’s guest is Ian Weinberg, the owner of Ian Fitness. Originally starting with 1 location on Queen Anne but now has 9 locations around Seattle. Ian’s philosophy is to get people moving in a fun, safe, non-intimidating way through group “boot camp” workouts and one-on-one training, focusing on results. Highlights From This Episode: Ian used to play professional soccer and at one point, worked in a gym part time to make a little extra money and he discovered that there…

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Ep. 042 – Cory Cote & Brandon Ramirez, Owners of Mystery Made

Ep. 042 – Cory Cote & Brandon Ramirez, Owners of Mystery Made

This week’s guest is Cory Cote and Brandon Ramirez, owners of Mystery Made mens apparel and action sport oriented graphic design firm in The Admiral District of West Seattle. Highlights From This Episode: After 10 years at K2 and Ride Snowboards, Brandon and shortly after, Cory decided to take the leap into self-employment to start their own design firm and then more recently, opened the front of their space into a men’s apparel shop. As artists and designers, they wanted to…

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Ep. 041 – Clay Eals, Executive Director of the Southwest Historic Society

Ep. 041 – Clay Eals, Executive Director of the Southwest Historic Society

This week’s guest is Clay Eals, up until summer of 2017, Clay was the Executive Director of the SouthWest Seattle Historical Society, headquartered out of the Log House Museum on Alki. Highlights From This Episode: Clay Eals has been involved in the Southwest Seattle Historic Society since it was created in 1984 and in 2013, became it’s first Executive Director. Up until that point, it was entirely run by unpaid volunteers. The purpose of his role as the Executive Director is…

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Ep. 040 – Tracy Record, Co-founder of the West Seattle Blog

Ep. 040 – Tracy Record, Co-founder of the West Seattle Blog

This week’s guest is Tracy Record, Co-founder and operator of the West Seattle Blog, West Seattle’s go-to news outlet. With husband, Patrick Sand, together they have run the West Seattle Blog full time for the last 10+ years (since 2006). Highlights From This Episode: The West Seattle Blog was launched in December of 2005 by Tracy Record as a personal project to have a place to write about West Seattle. The turning point was the famous December 2006 windstorm, which knocked out…

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Ep 035 – Jacob Wiegner, Owner of Blackboard Bistro

Ep 035 – Jacob Wiegner, Owner of Blackboard Bistro

This week’s guest is Jacob Wiegner, Owner of Blackboard Bistro in West Seattle. They are all about the food… simplicity, technique and flavor. Their menu is ever changing and reflects Chef Jacob’s nomadic life prior this his settling in Seattle with his family. Enjoy delicious food while relaxing in the cozy restaurant atmosphere. Highlights From This Episode: Jacob was born in Iran to parents from Pensilvania just before the revolution and he has lived all over the US since then. When…

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Ep. 034 – Cary Kemp, Owner of Pizzeria 22

Ep. 034 – Cary Kemp, Owner of Pizzeria 22

This week’s guest is Cary Kemp, Owner of Pizzeria 22 in the Admiral District or West Seattle. Pizzeria 22 is West Seattle’s first Neapolitan style, wood-fired, thin crust pizzeria. Cary traveled to and lived in Naples, Italy for sometime, along with his friend and colleague, Mike MCConnell (of Seattle’s Cafe Vita fame) to learn and study how to make amazing Neapolitan pizza and bring it back to Seattle. Highlights From This Episode: Pizzeria 22 opened up in June of 2011 and was the…

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