Heather Hewitt is a superhero.
Under the name “The Safety Chick of Seattle,” the safety vigilante spends her free time alerting the public to recall news that might impact them, which, as it turns out, is a lot of news.
The Safety Chick traded in her superhero uniform for a cashmere sweater and her ray-guns for a smart phone, and I caught up with her at a modified Bat Cave (a Seattle coffee shop) to talk to her about her safety mission.
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npr:“A new report on why children in day care are sedentary suggests that it’s not the care providers, but the parents, who are mostly to blame.”
I’m not standing in the way. Over the weekend, I opened the back door and instructed the boys to run laps around the yard until dinner was ready. I did this at 10 a.m.
Source: Washington Post
Halfway through my night of trick or treating, I got the following text from a friend: “I think you should blog about Halloween etiquette. I have had exactly one kid who actually said trick or treat when I opened the door and one that said thank you. The rest just drive their hand into the bowl for a fistful and hightail it out while stepping on my mums. Humph!” Anyone else have this experience? Read story »