Pets of Pinehurst: Bunky the Parrot

Here’s a picture of Bunky and Garth Ferber — who sometimes takes care of Bunky here in Pinehurst when his relative Clark, who is Garth’s great-grandfather’s brother’s son (!), goes on vacation. I can’t figure out what relation Clark is to Garth, can you?When Bunky wakes up in the morning he makes a racket, and […]

Scooty and Ernie go trick-or-treating

Thanks to Vicki for sharing this photo of Scooty and Ernie who visited the local Alzheimers facility yesterday in their Halloween costumes, where they charmed everyone.

“Trick-or-treat, we don’t care if it’s a cup of coffee!”


Seattle Mennonite Church holiday craft sale to support Ten Thousand Villages – November 13th and 14th

(I am reposting this from Lake City Live)

Looking for a chance to get a head start on your Christmas shopping – stop by the International Gift Sale. November 13th and 14th, Seattle Mennonite Church is holding a holiday craft sale to support Ten Thousand Villages. Don’t miss this chance to buy handcrafted works from […]

Make a difference for Victory Creek – Sunday, November 8th

Join your neighbors for a few hours in helping to restore Victory Creek by removing invasive plants, mulching, planting native species, cleaning up the litter in the park and caring for this small wonderful native habitat.

Sponsored by the Seattle Creek Steward Program

Everyone is welcome!The project is teen friendly!

When: Noon – 2 […]

Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery When You Change Your Clock

Here’s a timely message from the Seattle Fire Department:

As the end of Daylight Saving Time approaches on Sunday, November 1st, the Seattle Fire Department wants to remind residents to change their smoke alarm batteries when they change their clocks. Smoke alarms powered by lithium long-life batteries do not need to be changed yearly.

Most […]

This weekend’s breakfast special at Treehouse Coffee (October 31-November1)

From Michele:

I see fluffy waffles in your future with little pockets of syrupy deliciousness… homemade strawberry and coconut syrups will accompany these tasty delights. And did I mention BACON??!! Yes, salty and sweet united make for world peace (or maybe just smiling tastebuds.) Race thru the raindrops and on over to Treehouse Coffee for […]


Setsuna’s been open a week and already it’s been reviewed on Yelp!Our family, fans of Japanese food, was eager to check out the cuisine.

The decor is very simple, and comfortable for families; the bar area is spacious and looks to be a comfortable place to sample some of the sakes.

Traditional Japanese appetizer like […]

Jackson Park Trail – Update from this week’s meeting

From Kate & Katheryn:

Neighbors interested in the Jackson Park Trail held a meeting Tuesday evening, October 27.

The history was discussed, the Golf Course Master Plan was looked at, neighbors interested in selecting the consultant formed a team, as well as neighbors interested in the public outreach role.

The CD that the UW […]

Halloween Safety Tips from Seattle Police

Nancy posted some Halloween safety tips here. And, the SPD Blotter has some more great tips for all of us to consider this weekend:

The Seattle Police Department wishes Seattle residents a Happy Halloween and offers the following Halloween safety measures to parents whose ghouls and goblins will be making the rounds on Saturday night. […]

Send us your Halloween photos

We would love to post them here on the Pinehurst blog. Send us photos of your kids, your pets, your house, a favorite pumpkin, whatever you think tells a great story about Halloween here in Pinehurst.