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West Seattle Herald/White Center News Wednesday, AuguSt 13, 1997 7 AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD ~1Pinoc- for and the where all Over "Parrot that talk and USt of West tPhobia tnatural ;SOUnding t 40 years, is I~Ogart, all had same natural ability from her students. The art of Tyler's radio class seems to lie in yucking it up. "We have a lot of laughs in our class," Tyler said. "People look forward to the fun of each new lesson." Finding one's natural speaking voice while planted in front of a microphone can be unnerving to say the least, but Tyler has a few new wrinkles for her students. One successful recipe for extracting a batch of "au naturel" from her students seems to be the use of mem- oirs. They make tapes of the way things used to be, and are encouraged to tell stories they'd like to pass along to family and friends, thus freeing the imagination and voice simulta- neously. From Tyler's viewpoint, the talent pool in West Seattle is overflowing and once they get over that fear, they do swimmingly, some are even good enough to spill over into the professional ranks. "'Anyone who's told someone where they ate last night and what they had tbr dinner has done a commercial," Tyler continued. "And you never know where the "quidnunc." to make a novice nauseous, and so next 'Where's the beef?' person's "A quidnunc is a person that is Hibler's added house calls to his list going to pop up." curious about everything," Hibler of "can dos." Tyler is a local girl who made explained. Quidnunc's the perfect place for a good. She graduated from West Hibler's been a South Seattlebrainiac to browse, or tor a Seattle High School, where she first person all his life and is a graduate "wannabe geek" to get plugged into started acting. Tyler continued "on of Highline High School. He'll the right peripherals without being the boards" when she received a celebrate the three-year anniversary made to feel nerd-like. If your scholarship to the Repertory of his curio shoppe for the quick- "CONFIG.SYS" has got you Theatre. She graduated from the witted in October. consternated, it's a sure bet Bill can University of Washington school of "I really like my location here on get you unclogged. drama and soon had her first paying Oregon Street," Hibler enthuses. From the tenderfoot in technolo- job as Mother Goose on KOMO- "It's the second busiest street at the gy to those teetering on the "cutting TV. Junction, right on the bus line. edge," we all need someone with Tyler remained Mother Goose for Business has been good." whom we can talk, and Hibler's three years until the lure of Los The Latin translation for quid- good at sharing both his "on-line" Angeles beckoned her away in nunc is "what now." So what's new expertise and his angst. He's first- 1955. She returned from L.A. a at "what now?" rate at listening to problems without couple of years back to take care of "We have 'introduction to looking at you like you have air her mother, Harriet Eggcrs, and has computer' classes on Tuesday and between your ears. His software recently decided to teach what she's Thursday evenings," Hibter listed store has been a welcome oasis for learned, off. "Internet classes. A free many a West Seattle quidnunc in a So, next time you're cartooning it demonslration on the lntcrnet once quandary. with the grandkids and think to a month. Four computers loaded yourself, "If I remove my dentures I with demos, along with upgrades D~m Nokes is the News-tterald's could talk just like that duck," for modems, hard drives, sound, neighborhood ~'orre~womtentJ'or remove yourself from the sofa and video and memory cards." Junction trod Get~esee. give Tyler a call. And with so many people getting To submit an item, write "Neigh- For more inlbrmation on the clone computers, parts and pieces borhood Correspondents, " P.O. class, contact her at the Senior from just about any source, there's Bo.~ 16069, Seattle, WA 98126. Center of West Seattle, 932-4044. bound to be a few headaches when it comes to getting it all to meld Quidnunc together. "Configuration" is enough Bill Hibler was looking for a word that represented curiosity, exploration, discovery -- all the elements of the adventurous spirit, so the "quid pro quo" word he chose for his software business was of an t 'ith two Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Ridiculous! convictions has killed again! Please advise of what steps you Susan West is now again in jail plan to change the law as noted awaiting the filing of charges of her above, and if you plan nothing, why third DUI and this time of killing a not? We will share your response mother of two! Why can't state with our neighbors and friends who laws include such convictions as a are as upset as we are that the cur- "three strikes and you're out" sen- rent law is so blatantly poor and tence which puts convicted in jail must be changed! for life (and we mean for life)? No Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Thompson early parole. We believe the current Admiral law only allows four to five years. /' OUE~ MOTOR OIL CALL 938-4737 CALL 932-1346 9 ir .wow...c 2 I " TUNE i AKE SERVIClE I o. ,Sl:Ig- 'I l,I I)W, II : ONE DAY SERVICE ' -..-- I