1) The latest news, updated at 2:00 p.m. today, re the stranded climber on Mount St. Helens:
Continued good wishes to him and to his loved ones, who are enduring an indescribably hellish wait.
2) Residents of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, heads up. Now I know why there was a cacophony of sirens Saturday night:
3) Received additional good writing news today. Not that this is on par with the suffering endured by those in the above pieces. It just makes life in my home a bit brighter.