Behind the Curtain: Pets

Behind the Curtain: Pets

The New Puppy Last year we welcomed a new puppy into our home. An oversized, old fashioned german shepherd puppy named Jene. My 5 year old shiba inu was not sure what to make of her new sister – they were not instant friends. Even at 8 weeks old Jene was about...
Behind the Curtain: Pets

Behind the Curtain: Pets

Us and the Boys This IS a story about our cats.  However, it starts with a home improvement progress report.   The big home project of creating the dedicated master bedroom is still in progress, but well along on its way. The walls are up and textured and...

Client Spotlight: The Powell Group

The Powell Group The Powell Group is a hands-on homebuilding company that specializes in the construction of custom homes and Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Drawing from over 20 years of experience, The Powell Group is here...

Binge-Worthy Shows: The Expanse

The Expanse By Chris Bond The Expanse is a space opera set 200 years in the future where instead of Earth-centric tensions between governments, there is intra-solar system tension between the factions of those raised in the asteroid belts collecting ice for water, a...

Binge-Worthy Shows: SciFi Junky Paradise

SciFi Junky Paradise By Arthur Breur I’ve loved science fiction my entire life, probably starting with the original Star Trek series—or perhaps even earlier with children’s books or TV shows. I’m a full-on scifi junky and I need my regular “fix”. Recently there have...

Behind the Curtain: Memories

An Early Single-Handed Design & Development Project By Arthur Breur When I look back at my 19 years of work in this company, an early subcontract project sticks out as one of my most impressive solo achievements. It wasn’t as music- or animation-rich as some of...

Client Spotlight: Fletcher’s!

Fletcher’s sells Butcher Cut Meats that include the famous Seattle Mariners official hot dog! Based in Washington state, they sell bacon, ham, fresh sausages, smoked sausages, and cooked sausages. For over 100 years they have sold their quality meats, including...

Chance to win Gift Cards

Chance to win Gift Card As HOMM Client One part of FireSpike’s “Hands-On Monthly Maintenance” (“HOMM”) service for WordPress websites is checking with our customers that they are receiving the submissions from their website’s contact forms. Each month we...