Day in the Life Of Karin Kidder

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Karin Kidder of Bellevue Arts Museum

“Though fascinating and challenging when our daughter turned one I knew that I was ready for the next challenge, leading me back to where I started, the arts, as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Bellevue Arts Museum.”

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Bellevue Beat | Yekta gets pampered at Aryana Salon

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Aryana Salon, located in the lobby of Metro Park Condos is a newly opened hair salon in Bellevue.

So I decided to take advantage of the Mother’s Day special at Aryana Salon, that was listed on Bellevue-dot-com’s website. Although it may be a challenge to find the salon, the incentive is lots of parking! The salon itself is located on the first floor, aka the lobby. You can’t miss it.

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A Day in the Life of Mike Kirkland

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Mike Kirkland of MK Properties

Mike Kirkland is the founder and broker of MK Property Services, LLC in Snoqualmie; one of the largest property management companies in the Puget Sound. Kirkland focuses predominately on the operation, acquisition, sale and leasing of shopping centers.

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Its funny, I’ve had this idea for quite some time now about traveling alone. Can it be done? Where would I go and what would I do? What would people think?

First of all, I have to answer a few questions. Why do I want to travel on my own? My answer is pretty simple, having some free time exploring a new or past-visited place. Maybe I want to spend some time getting to know a city at my own pace, or to find a place where I am inspired to write. There are so many countless reasons, one thing is certain; I need “that time” alone.

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