the MilloCreek i n f l u e n c e a publication exclusively for the residents of mill creek • February 2012HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!Meet the Nelsons!Photography by Chelsi Greenwood PhotographyLook inside for:Bin on the Lake Restaurant Review!Neighborhood Halloween Photos!
4 neighborhoodSponsors The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodSponsors 5 This section has been created to give you easier access when searching for a HOME MEAL PREPARATION Kings Schools ROOFING / HOME trusted neighborhood vendor to use. Take a minute to familiarize yourself IMPROVEMENT Dinners Ready 129303 Fremont Ave N IMPROVEMENT with the businesses sponsoring The Mill Creek Influence . Granite Transformations 12305 120th Ave N.E. Shoreline, WA 98133 North Creek Roofing These local businesses are proud to partner with your neighborhood and 11524 Mukilteo Speedway Kirkland, WA 98034 (206) 289-7783 17624 15th Ave SE Ste 105A make this newsletter possible. Please support these businesses and thank Mukilteo, WA 98275 (425) 825-9323 www.kingsschools.org Bothell, WA 98012 them for supporting you! (425) 773-4938 www.dinnersready.com (425) 822-6921 www.granitetransformations. 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(509) 795-0215 ENTERTAINMENT www.millcreekdentistry.com www.hearthsideandhome.com Providence Regional Medical Center 1025 153rd St. SE www.chelsigreenwoodphotography. Country Village ShopsCHILDREN AND FAMILY ATHLETIC (425) 261-2000 Mill Creek, WA 98012 com 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy Suite HFAMILY PHYSICIAN Brian Rutherford CLUB FRAMING www.providence.org (425) 745-6322 Bothell, WA 98021Puget Sound Ear Nose & Throat 16030 Bothell Everett Hwy #280 Columbia Athletic Club Artisan Custom Framing www.jwstieber.com REAL ESTATE AGENT (425) 483-225015021 Main Street Suite K Mill Creek, WA 98012 505 128th St SE 15111 Main Street A 104 HOTEL / BANQUET Darren & Gwen Munson - www.countryvillagebothell.comMill Creek, WA 98012 (425) 298-3925 Everett, WA 98208 Mill Creek, WA 98012 AND CONFERENCE PET FENCING Windermere(425) 337-4810 www.rutherfordsmiles.com (425) 745-1617 (425) 385-2121 ROOMS Invisible Fence NW (425) 338-9400 SPAwww.pugetsoundent.com www.columbiaathletic.com www.artisancustomframing.com Woodmark Hotel 2827 80th Ave SE www.munsonhomes.com Lorindas Salon Spa Store DENTIST - PEDIATRIC 1200 Carillon Point Mercer Island, WA 98040 800 164th St SEWestern Washington Family & Lynnwood Kids Dentist FAMILY FUN HEALTH SERVICES Kirkland, WA 98033 (866) 520-5555 Elizabeth Hunter - Windermere Mill Creek, WA 98012Pediatric Medicine 18833 28th Ave W Suit B Mill Creek Family YMCA Providence Physicians Group (425) 739-6330 www.invisiblefencenw.com (425) 583-9887 (425) 743-972212728 19th Ave SE Ste 300 Lynnwood, WA 98036 13723 Puget Sound Drive (425) 316-5080 www.thewoodmark.com www.http://lizhunterhomes.com/ www.lorindassalon.comEverett, WA 98208 (425) 774-1285 Everett, WA 98028 www.providence.org PET TRAINING(425) 317-8025 www.kidsdentist.com (425) 337-0123 LANDSCAPING Invisible Fence NW Remax - Sue and Charles Doepp Woodmark Hotelwww.wwmedgroup.com www.ymca-snoco.org HOME CLEANING Classic Landscape Care 2827 80th Ave SE (425) 280-4545 1200 Carillon Point DOG BOARDING Maid Brigade (425) 273-4512 Mercer Island, WA 98040 Kirkland, WA 98033CHURCHES Doggy Haven Resort and Spa FINANCIAL PLANNER (206) 362-8439 www.classiclc.com (866) 520-5555 RESTAURANT (425) 739-6330Gold Creek Community Church 5303 Interurban Blvd Waddell & Reed - Bryan Hendrickson www.maidbrigadenw.com www.invisiblefencenw.com La Palmera www.thewoodmark.com4326 148th St SE Bothell, WA 98012 19217 36th Ave W Suite 201 MATTRESSES 1629 Center RdMill Creek, WA 98012 (425) 482-4472 Lynnwood, WA 98036 Mattress City PRIVATE SCHOOL Everett, WA 98204 TAEKWONDO(425) 316-3333 www.doggyhaven.com/ (425) 774-9053 121 SE Everett Mall Way Suite A Archbishop Murphy (425) 379-5100 White Tiger Martial Artswww.goldcreek.org bhendrickson.wrfa.com/ Everett, WA 98208 12911 39th Avenue Southeast www.lapmillcreek.com 3922 148th St SE (425) 355-7378 Everett, WA 98208 Bothell, WA 98012 www.mattress-city.com (425) 379-6363 The Jet Bar & Grill (425) 357-0357 www.am-hs.org 800 164th St SE www.white-tiger-ma.com Mill Creek, WA 98012 (425) 743-4594 www.thejetbar.com
6 neighborhoodSponsors The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence 7TAX ADVISOR TIRES, BRAKES AND WINDOW COVERINGChris Freeman CPA BATTERIES Budget Blinds(425) 225-5732 Les Schwab 9915 7th Ave St Sewww.cfreemancpapc.com 13223 Bothell Everett Hwy Everett, WA 98208 Mill Creek, WA 98012 (425) 338-7933TAX SERVICES (425) 337-6373 www.budgetblindsmillcreek.comToyer Dietrich CPA www.lesschwab.com3705 Colby Ave YOGAEverett, WA 98201 TRAVEL SERVICES Laughing Buddha Yoga(425) 258-3432 Bourke Travel 17624 15th Ave SE 111Awww.toyercpa.com 16120 Cascadian Way Mill Creek, WA 98012 Note Bothell, WA 98012 (206) 617-1672 (425) 787-1115 laughingbuddhayogastudio.com www.bourketravel.com H M CPublisher’s and happy client since 2003 February 2012 D .R : Love is in the air! Holidays & Dr. Rutherford always pays such attention to detail And hopefully, you LOVE the new Mill Creek Influence Observances and always makes you feel like the most important patient in the world. He genuinely gets to know you and sees you as a real person. Because of him, I am magazine. This is our sixth month in print and we are 2 Groundhogs Day no longer self-conscious about my smile. -- S ndra S ery already beginning to get more responses and feedback as the time passes. Feel free to submit any material that you would 14 Valentines Day like to add via email to email@example.com. 20 Presidents Day * 21 Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras) This magazine will unite our neighborhood if we let it, but we have to have your participation in order for it to do 22 Ash Wednesday so. We need monthly contributors and are always lookingfor neighbors to join the social committee. Please feel free to make any suggestionsfor future content! We are also trying to build an email list to blast out social eventsthat are hosted by N2. Your email address will ONLY be used for this purpose. Please Brian Rutherford, DDSemail firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you are interested in getting out and General, Implant, Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistrymeeting your fellow neighbors. We will make sure you get an invitation to any and all 16030 Bothell-Everett Hwy #280events organized just for the Mill Creek community! Mill Creek, WA 98012I look forward to getting to know each of the families that make our neighborhoodgreat!! 425.298.3925 www.RutherfordSmiles.comHappy Valentines Day!Avery HolderAvery.email@example.com Don’t forget that The Mill Creek C C Influence has a Facebook page! 425-424-3663 “Friend” us so we can notify you of our community news and events.
8 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence 9 Solatube Daylighting NEW GLASSDISTRACTIONS Decorative Fixtures QuadraFrost AuraGlo VividShade TierDrop OptiView JustFrost YOU’VE NEVER SEEN THE SUN LIKE THIS BEFORE.Golf Tip of the Month Call for your DESIGN VOUCHER WORTH $40!! To use towards a new Glass Distractions Decorative Fixture or Accessory with the purchase of a Solatube Daylighting System! By Charles Doepp Call TODAY 1(888)246-6006 | www.nwnaturallighting.com Cannot be combined with other offers. Call for details. Voucher amount may vary. Lic.#NORTHNL012N7Helping the Golf Course in a sand/seed mix. After filling the hole, mark and push/pull the edges of the mark smooth the sand/seed so that it is level towards the center. Work around the edgethe Off Season More Freedom? with the surrounding turf. Do not leave of the mark until the indentation is closed. a mound of sand that is higher than the Then take your putter and tap any high ! Sign me up surrounding area. Just like golf tees left areas to make the whole area smooth.We have discussed getting ourselves ready in the ground, these mounds can causefor the coming golf season. But how can damage or dull mower blades. And these There are a couple of improper ways towe help the golf course in the off-season? mini mountains of sand will cause addi- repair a ball mark on the green. Do notAre we leaving the course in better shape tional work for the grounds crew. twist/rotate the repair tool to try to fillthan when we found it? the indentation. Do not use the repair If your ball comes to rest in a bunker, tool to lift grass or lift dirt to fill the Lifetime enter the bunker at the lowest point. Do center of the indentation. Either of theseFrom tee to green let us review where we Workmanshipcan assist. If you break a golf tee while not enter a bunker from the high side. (It is techniques will damage the grass roots Warranty website: InvisibleFence.com/PLUSon the tee ground, pick it up. This would safer, causes less erosion and will be easier to and in turn kill the grass. phone: 866-520-5555include that portion of the golf tee that rake after your shot.) Before exiting make Our newest technology o ersis in the turf. Do not take your club and sure that you rake all the sand dislodged by A little courtesy and effort will go a longhammer the remainder of the broken golf the ball, your footprints and your shot. And, way to improve the condition of the up to 30% more roomtee into the grass. Golf tee remnants left leave the rake in the bunker. course in the off-season. for your pets to run & play.on or in the turf will cause damage to 425-483-7986 Request a FREE consultation to ﬁnd out more. Ball marks are a routine occurrence onmower blades and excess cleanup work www.northcreekroofing.comfor the grounds crew. greens. Of course you are going to repair Boundary Plus took years to engineer and your ball mark. But why not fix another? FREE ESTIMATES was speciﬁcally designed for smaller properties Specializing in Residential Roofing allowing your pets more room to play.If you made a divot, replace the patch Composition, Shake, Skylights, Repairs Upgrade packages available for current customers.of grass that was dislodged. If you can- To repair a ball mark you will need a & Attic Insulationnot replace the grass, fill the divot with repair tool or tee. Start at the edges of the Mention The Mill Creek Inﬂuence and recieve $175 o Defining Quality Since 1996 Licensed, Bonded & Insured a fully installed outdoor Invisible Fence Brand solution.
10 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 11 ™ sponsor of the month petsprecious Introduce us to your family. How long have you lived in the neighborhood? The Hendrickson family (Bryan, Anne, Katie-14 and Julia-11) have lived in Mill Creek for 12 years. We live in the Parks neighborhood. Our Cat Oreo is 7-yrs-old, and is an indoor/outdoor cat. Her original name was Princess Oreo, but we shortened it to Oreo. Her nickname is the Big, fat By Katie Hendrickson “Ca-bun”, because she looks like a bunny. Tell us your pet’s story. Where/why did you get your pet? Is save Sa there a story behind its name? Please include your pet’s WHITe TIger MarTIal arTs was teaching Traditional World Tae Kwon working on his game. Master and Mrs. 10% or Tvreai1n0% on a Gr breed/age if applicable… We first met Oreo while we were on opened by Master Haesung Yoo and Do Federation (WTF) Taekwondo to Yoo enjoy traveling when time allows - One ing c o er l oom a i n per h ss with g ser vi his wife Kimmer Sebesta-Yoo in May hundreds of students in the area. They their favorite destination Maui, Hawaii ouse hold this ad. e c vacation in Cathlament, WA, where we were at a family reunion . Ex of 2006. Together they do the teaching originally opened in a 1300 sq. ft. facility where they have family and can enjoy the p. 12 /31/1 in the summer. Oreo was a small kitten and so adorable, but we 1 and managing of the school and busi- but within 3 years moved to a 2600 sq. ft. sunshine, beach combing, kayaking, snor- had to convince dad, and he was not easy to convince because we ness. They are fortunate to have a passion space to accommodate their ever-growing keling and, of course, golf. were on vacation. Our cousins watched Oreo for a few days while for what they do, and be able to work student population. While the emphasis we went down the OR coast, and we picked Oreo up on the way together building a business that means of teaching at White Tiger Martial Arts is Master Yoo recently attained his U.S. home… so much to them. Traditional WTF Taekwondo, Master Yoo’s Citizenship. It took many years to get Because your dog deserves the best... primary objective is teaching respect to the there and was a very pivotal point in Located just minutes away, yet worlds apart, discover why Doggy Haven Resort is this What special talents/quirks does your pet have? Oreo has areas number one destination for dogs. Master Haesung Yoo originally came to students, as much for themselves, as for his life. He is grateful for the benefits grown to be very big, fat, and lazy. She only eats hard cat food, From the moment they enter our lobby, guests to our spacious countryside resort the U.S. to visit and learn English. He their parents, friends, teachers and society. the United States has to offer that has but she eats plenty, we constantly need to fill her bowl. She experience friendship, stimulation and relaxation in boarding and daycare, develop new owned a Taekwondo school in Korea and allowed him to build his business and skills and a strengthened relationship with you in training, and receive likes to climb fences outdoors, and she likes to stalk birds in the excellent handling and care while being groomed head to tail. planned on going back and sharing his Master Yoo has trained in Taekwondo achieve success - not so much monetarily summer. Occassionally she catches one, but not so much now Come experience everything we have to offer! knowledge of the English language with since the age of 6 in South Korea where but success in personal achievement in in her older lazy years. his students there. Upon spending time the art was born. Master Yoo studied bringing his culture and art from Korea here he found he enjoyed the U.S. life and trained at the prestigious Martial to share with people in the United States. What’s the funniest story you have about your pet? When she O ering you & your dog the f inest style and decided to pursue the Ameri- Arts University in South Korea, Yong-In. Boarding, Daycare, Grooming was a kitten she climbed to the tippy top of our Christmas tree. can Dream. After many years of work- There he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Master and Mrs. Yoo have 3 children, all & Training 482-4472 Phone Also, when we first brought her home, we couldn’t find her, we ing multiple jobs and attending English Sports Medicine and Taekwondo, starting of whom are Black Belts, the eldest is a in one location looked for hours, turns out she had climbed up under the coffee school--all while teaching Taekwondo at his life-long career. He recently earned 2nd Degree along with Mrs. Yoo. Their table and found a place to rest in the coffee table drawer. Defi- schools owned by other masters--Master the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt and is eldest daughter, 21, is a pre-med student nitely would not fit there now! Your dog’s favorite destination! Yoo came upon the opportunity to start currently a certified physical education at UW, their son, 19, is a sophomore at his own school, and White Tiger Martial teacher and International Referee. When Cascadia and their 15-year-old daughter www.doggyhaven.com Just how spoiled is your pet? This Cat is very, very, very spoiled 5303 West Interurban Boulevard, Bothell, WA 98012 (425) 482-4472 Phone Arts in Mill Creek was born. Since May Master Yoo is not teaching Taekwondo is a sophomore at Glacier Peak HS. by the ladies in the house. She finds someone new to sleep with 2006 Master and Mrs. Yoo have been he can be found on area golf courses each night. She loves to lay by the fireplace and warm herself.
12 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 13 town around halloween 2011 Photos of Halloween Parade provided by Darren Munson
14 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 15 sports I Play: basketball, soccer, baseball and swimming Musical Instrument I Play/Want to learn: drums special Interests/Hobbies: I like to cook and pretend to cook. Your Favorite Vacation: Disneyland Upcoming Challenge(s): “Learning to read better”. something Unique about Me: I love to watch the Food Net- work and all other cooking-related programming. When I grow Up I’m going to Be: professional football player. Name: Tyler age: 8 grade: 2 2ds Favorite Movies: the Star Wars prequels (“the Clone War ones”) Favorite Music: anything I can dance and bob my head to kids sports I Play: basketball, soccer, baseball and swimming Musical Instrument I Play/Want to learn: electric guitar ki special Interests/Hobbies: I love to draw and construct things with Legos. Your Favorite Vacation: going to California to see my cousins Join us every Sunday Name: Drew and grandparents Upcoming Challenge(s): BRACES! 9:00am, 10:30am & Noon age: 7 something Unique about Me: I can name at least one dinosaur 4326 148th Street Southeast grade: 1 for each letter of the alphabet. Mill Creek, WA 98012-4705 (425) 316-3333 Favorite Movies: I like Clash of the Titans (both the original and When I grow Up I’m going to Be: professional football player http://www.goldcreek.org Sunday Service Times 9:00am, 10:30am & Noon the more recent versions). Favorite Music: I like some of the Black Eyed Peas music because it is fun to dance to. sports I Play: basketball, soccer, baseball and swimming Musical Instrument I Play/Want to learn: electric guitar special Interests/Hobbies: I like to draw and read. Your Favorite Vacation: Disneyland Upcoming Challenge(s): Reading chapter books Laughing Buddha something Unique about Me: Before my baby brother, I held Yoga Studio ilies by the unique position of being the only blue-eyed boy in my family. children and fam Healing the Body, Stilling the Mind, Awakening the Spirit atively nurture ation for a Kids at the Cr eek exists to cre nt which provides the found onme When I grow Up I’m going to Be: professional basketball player fe, loving envir dergarten providing a sa for ages 2 - kin ng. Preschool lifetime of learni Laughing Buddha Yoga Studio is a space for transformation. Whether you seek 931-8092 ation call (425) to transform the physical body, practicing quieting the mind or dive deeper into For more inform idsatthecreek.co m Name: Jay the spirit, we have a class for you. With an expansive schedule of classes, we or visit www.k Church k Community c/o Gold Cree ee k, WA 98012 age: 5.5 (that ½ is important) seek to make yoga available for all students. We currently offer: Vinyasa, eet SE Mill Cr 4326 148th Str Hatha, Yin, Prenatal, Kids, Mom and Baby, Restorative, Adaptive, Meditation, Tours and reg istrati on now in pro cess. grade: K and Private classes for individuals and groups. us out! Come check Favorite Movies: Ratatouille 206-617-1672 |www.LaughingBuddhaYogaStudio.com Favorite Music: I’m a big fan of the original Shrek soundtrack. 17624 15th Ave SE, #111A | Mill Creek
16 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 17Review restaurant For our second course we were treated -Pacific Halibut served atop a bed room/Cilantro Charmoula was full of to Caramelized Sugar Pumpkin Soup, of Maine Lobster/Spanish Chorizo/ flavors and equally delightful. Those who Bin on the Lake which was paired with a Reisling. As Sweet Corn/Cous Cous/Chanterelle chose The Dakota Beef Organic Fillet w/ discussions regarding this particular dish Mushroom/Cilantro Charmoula Heirloom Marble potato/Green Beans/ began to circle around the table words Onion Jam Marrow Butter/Bordelaisea like WOW, Absolutely AMAZING, and -Dakota Beef Organic Fillet w/Heirloom said that it was also AMAZING! They t Bin On The Lake Restaurant and Upon our arrival we were greeted by arrived, and the wine (which was paired ARE YOU GOING TO FINISH ALL Marble potato/Green Beans/Onion Jam would highly recommend this dish. Wine Bar, located at 1270 Carillon Erika Cooper, the general manager at perfectly to our Charcuterie) began to be OF YOURS were uttered from multiple Marrow Butter/BordelaisePoint in Kirkland, you will find a beauti- Bin on the Lake, and our host for the poured -we all knew we were going to people. The consensus was that this is a We finished off this spectacular diningfully decorated interior, sweeping views evening, Jeremy Cranson who escorted have a great experience. very unique, very fresh tasting soup that -Farmers Market Inspired Risotto w/ experience with the Chefs Dessert Platter,over Lake Washington, amazing food us towards the back of the restaurant to essentially everyone would definitely Young Zucchini/Patty Pan Squash/Toy which was full of delicious treats that put aand wine pairings and warm welcoming our table. After being seated at a large As we began to enjoy the Charcuterie (a order again. I would highly recommend Box Tomatoes/Basil/Aged Fontana sweet finish on our palates for the evening.friendly service. Bin on the Lake also has table that shared a beautifully decorated seasonal selection of artisan meats and trying this soup when you come to dineover 80 wines by the glass which can be larger space with many other tables, our cheeses) Jeremy began to share with us at Bin On The Lake. Choices, choices, choices…about halfserved in 1, 3 and 6 oz pours via their host pulled a large curtain which bisected the background and history on each par- of us chose the Halibut dish, the otherstate-of-the-art, Italian designed and the entire room, instantly transforming ticular wine we were being served and his For our entrée we had a few choices, each half chose the Dakota Beef Organic Fil-manufactured Enomatic Wine serving this once large space into a more intimate recommendations on which combinations again paired with three different wines let dish. Having chosen the Halibut, Isystem, which utilizes Argon gas to pre- smaller dining area for our party of 12. of cheeses, meats (which are all organic (which arrived at our table hanging in a can attest that it was delicious, perfectlyvent oxidation and ensure the organolep- The table had been pre set with multiple and free range) and crackers to pair with custom made serving rack for wine glass- cooked and melted in my mouth. The DISCLAIMER: The business reviewed in this sectiontic integrity (taste, aroma, body and color) wine glasses staged purposely at each each glass of wine, creating an amazing es) and all together made for a very classy Maine Lobster/Spanish Chorizo/Sweet provided products and/or services free of charge inof the wines served at Bin on the Lake. setting. The first course of charcuterie experience for our taste buds. dinner presentation. Our choices included: Corn/Cous Cous/Chanterelle Mush- exchange for this review.
20 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence 21 neW fountain of youththe Laser Tattoo RemovalIf you have a tattoo you no longer want, you’re not alone. Can the color of the tattoo ink affect the results of laser tattooHowever, tattoos were meant to be permanent, so attempts to removal? Yes. Some inks respond better than others. While theremove them in the past have not only proven to be a challenge, black and blue pigments are easier to remove, the green and yel-but the results have been less than desirable low pigments tend to be more difficult, but usually respond fol- lowing a prolonged course of treatmentThanks to recent advances in technology, lasers – developed spe-cifically for tattoo removal – are now considered the most effec- How many laser tattoo removal treatments will I need totive and most preferred method of tattoo removal today. See the remove my tattoo? The removal of an unwanted tattoo willvideo from “The Doctors” to see it’s amazing result. require multiple treatment sessions. The number of laser tattoo removal treatments depends on the amount, color and type ofHow does laser tattoo removal work? tattoo ink used, the depth of tattoo ink placed into the skin, and1) Tattoo removal lasers direct energy toward the ink in the skin the method of tattoo application.using pulses of highly concentrated colored light beams.2) The rapid absorption of the light energy fractures the tattoo ink How long do the laser tattoo removal treatments take?into tiny particles, which is then easily removed by the body’s natural Depending on the size, color and location of your tattoo, thefiltering systems. approximate duration of each laser tattoo removal treatment can3) The laser selectively targets the pigment of the tattoo while leav- range anywhere from several minutes up to 30 minutes.ing the surround skin unharmed, causing the tattoo to fade or disap- Is laser tattoo removal painful? Each person’s threshold forpear completely. pain tolerance varies, not to mention certain areas of the bodyWhat types of tattoos can be removed? The types of tattoos tend to be more sensitive than other areas. The laser light pulsesthat can be removed by laser are professional, amateur (home- produced by the tattoo removal laser feels similar to the snap ofmade), traumatic, surgical and cosmetic tattoos. a rubber band on the skin. A topical anesthetic will be applied and our laser provides a continuous flow of chilled air before, during and after the procedure to further minimize any discom- fort during the procedure. Some will tolerate the procedure bet- ter than others. Will the tattoo completely disappear? In many cases, greater FOR MEN AND WOMEN than 95% fading of the tattoo may be achieved with laser tattoo removal treatment. However, due to the numerous tattoo inks in Now o ering: use today we have no way of knowing which tattoo ink was used A s s e e n o n D r. O z : C o o l s c u l p t i n g b y Z e l t i q or how deeply it was applied making it impossible to predict the degree of laser removal on any given tattoo. Will laser tattoo removal leave a scar? The majority of patients treated by laser tattoo removal should not develop any scarring. However, it is impossible to guarantee that no scarring will occur given the vast differences between individuals. How much does it cost to remove a tattoo? The price to remove a tattoo depends on a number of factors such as the type, size, depth, color, quality of the ink used, location, and the number of treatments required. Please call us to schedule your free laser tattoo consultation where we will evaluate your tattoo(s), cus- tomize a treatment program, and clarify the cost based on your specific needs. What can I expect after the laser tattoo removal treatment? After the laser tattoo removal session, you may see some red- w w w.MillCreekSkinLaser.com ness, swelling, bruising or pinpoint bleeding in the treated area, 15111 main street | suite a101 & a201 | Mill Creek, WA 98012 425.316.8200 | Hours: Tues-Sat 10:00 AM-6:00 PM and may experience a sunburn type feeling. This is normal and will gradually disappear.
22 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence February February The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 23 ning, cycling and skiing as a family. The kids are very active as friends. Jack is in Kindergarten and loves being outside (sports, well. Sadie enjoys basketball and swimming. Jack likes to play bike riding, skateboarding etc.)….. and is never one to back soccer, basketball and race BMX bikes. down from a Wii challenge. Favorite Play area/Park/Hang Out: We really enjoy bike rides How are you involved in the community? We volunteer by through the nature preserve trails with a stop at Jamba Juice. coaching sports and helping in our kids’ classrooms at Mill Creek Elementary School. KC is also very active within the PTA. Favorite restaurants: The family enjoys eating at La Palmera and the parents enjoy Azul or Tablas for date night. What do you like to do to relax? We like to go on family bike rides and sit by our fire pit roasting marshmallows (rain or shine). Favorite Vacation spot: Our most recent trip is usually our favor- ite and, in this case, it was a trip to Mazatlan with family friends. What music do you listen to? Jack and Sadie always enjoy rock- We enjoyed swimming in the ocean and pool, relaxing under the ing out to Kidz Bop. Justin Bieber has also been a favorite in palapas and eating the local cuisine. One of the highlights for the our household along with Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift. KC kids was getting a close up of a sea turtle on the beach. and Lang have a very eclectic taste in music (both Jimmy Buf-Family fett and Jay Z have a spot on our iPods). Favorite sports Teams: Seattle Sounders What are your favorite TV shows? Jack and Sadie occasion- Favorite Family Dinner: Breakfast for dinner night…who can ally watch some of the Disney shows, but really enjoy watching pass up bacon, eggs and cinnamon rolls? Harry Potter and Star War movies. Lang and KC have beenspotlight Family Traditions: Sunday’s are family movie night – we cuddle up on the couch with some popcorn, Junior Mints and a good addicted to HGTV recently and have been known to stay up into the wee hours of the night watching Dexter and So You Think You Can Dance on DVR. Photography by Chelsi Greenwood movie. Going to Sounders games has also become a recent tradi- Family Member Names: Lang, KC, Sadie & Jack tion that the family really enjoys. We have always read together What is your favorite part about living in your neighborhood? as a family and over the past year we read the Harry Potter series. We really appreciate the sense of community that the Mill Creek Pets: Peter (our six toed cat) and Rascal the family hamster area provides, from supportive neighbors to central gathering areas Kids? What activities are they involved with? Sadie is in the (Town Center, Sports Complex). We are also very lucky to have street: in Magnolia Neighborhood 3rd grade and enjoys reading, swimming and hanging out with grandparents living in Mill Creek and a great group of friends. Where are you from? Lang grew up in Mill Creek (Cotton- Your family’s Mill Creek Realtor wood subdivision) and KC’s from Yakima. Our kids were both born in Everett. Ear, Nose, & roat Specialists for the Entire Family Excellence in the care of: How long have you lived in your neighborhood? We moved • Nasal Symptoms and Sinusitis into our neighborhood in 2002, before we even had kids. We • Hearing Loss and Ear Disease originally used our daughter’s bedroom as our ping-pong room. • Balance Disorders • Diagnosis & Treatment of Lumps of the Neck, yroid & Parathyroid Profession(s): KC works for the State in the Office of Foster • Tonsil and Adenoid Problems Care Licensing and is currently the Women’s Assistant Basket- • Snoring and Sleep Apnea ball Coach at Marysville Getchell High School. Over the past • Voice and Swallowing Di culties year, Lang’s main focus has been the renovation of a commercial building in Downtown Everett. Lang is currently in the process New location Serving Adults and Children for over 30 years of setting up an investment advisory firm to provide financial as of Feb 1st Visit us at www.pugetsoundent.com planning and investment management for individuals (which has been the focus of his career since graduating from college) – Swedish Mill Creek North Seattle Edmonds A Member of Proliance Surgeons, Inc. P.S. Viceroy Investment Advisors. 13020 Meridian Ave S, 2nd Floor 9730 3rd Ave NE, Ste. 201 21616 76th Ave. W, Ste. 112 Everett, WA 98208 Seattle, WA 98115 Edmonds, WA 98026 425-337-4810 206-526-9999 425-775-6651 John Parker, MD | Duncan Riddell, MD www.LizHunterHomes.com Favorite activities/Hobbies: Both KC and Lang were college Shawn Rogers, MD | Tyler Kimbrough, MD, PhD (425) 583 9887 athletes (basketball and soccer) and still stay pretty active – run- A liated With Seattle Children’s Hospital | Northwest Hospital | Swedish-Edmonds Hospital | Swedish-Mill Creek