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Ring My Belle
Daily musings from Rachel Belle of the Ron and Don Show.
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Sunday, March 2, 2014
Ring My Belle Weekends: Seattle's Paseo is America's #2 Restaurant!
Rachel and Zack discuss food, the weinermobile and a food theme park in Italy.
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Friday, February 28, 2014
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Brings Smiles...But No Hot Dogs!
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a pit stop at the KIRO Radio studio today and Rachel Belle learned about who drives the 27 foot long hot dogs, the history of the Wienermobile and why there isn't a single hot dog on board.
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Ring My Belle: Seattle's Paseo Voted Yelp's #2 Restaurant in the US
1. Everyone in Seattle knows that Paseo's sandwiches are amazing, and now the entire country knows. It was listed as #2 on the top restaurant list. 2. The FDA is debating the morality of allowing the genes of three people go into creating a baby. 3. An elderly North Dakota restaurant reviewer is back in the news. 4. In Japan, a man who calls himself a "tear sommelier" holds seminars to help people cry out their emotions.
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
Homeless Grandma? There's A National Senior Housing Crisis
75 year old Colleen Clark is trying to find senior housing, but she's found no availability for an elderly person with section 8 housing. Her issues have been confirmed by the City of Seattle Aging and Disability Services department. There is a national housing shortage for seniors that needs to be solved.
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Ring My Belle: Bringing extinct animals back to life!
1. Some employers now want to know your SAT score before they hire you. 2. Some scientists want to resurrect extinct animals, such as the wooly mammoth. 3. Looking down at your smart phone all the time is making your neck wrinkly. 4. Men and women alike say their physical looks peaked at age 27. Libby says she's hotter at 29.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
How to Grieve in the Era of Social Media
Social media has changed the way we grieve. Instead of an obituary, we can tell a loved one's story to thousands with a click of a mouse. These are two very different stories about grieving with social media. One, the wife of a Lakewood police sergeant killed in 2009, the other is about NPR's Scott Simon tweeting while his mother was in the ICU.
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Ring My Belle: Babies Can't Read. No, not even YOUR baby.
1. One in three Americans don't save any money. 2. A new study says no matter how many flash cards you buy, your baby will never read. It's not humanly possible.
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Monday, February 24, 2014
The Art of Speaking in Tongues
Last week, a Kentucky pastor died after refusing to be treated for a religion induced snake bite. That practice is only found in Appalachian churches. But speaking in tongues is a Pentecostal tradition that many of us don't quite understand. Rachel Belle explored the art of speaking in tongues with a Seattle woman who grew up doing just that.
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Ring My Belle: Selfies = Lice?!
1. Lice experts say more high school and college students are getting lice because they're always touching heads to take selfies. 2. How you spend your lunch break affects your energy level for the rest of the day. 3. The spelling bee that ran out of words. 4. Got Milk is over. The milk people are launching a new campaign.
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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Friday, February 21, 2014
Ring My Belle: More NBA players come from Seattle than NYC
1. A Rainier Beach high school pumps out more NBA players than any other city in the country. 2. A Girl Scout and her mom have camped out outside medical marijuana clinics in SF and they're selling tons of cookies. 3. Meryl Streep is thanked more often than God in Oscar winner's speeches. 4. The link between cat bites and depression.
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Ring My Belle: Being Lonely Is As Bad For Your Health As Obesity
1. A 3 year old girl opens up a huge package to discover her dad inside, who has been serving in Afghanistan. 2. Why don't men wear engagement rings? 3. Being lonely is just as bad for your health as being obese.
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Shop Cats: Meet the Kitties Who Help Purrsonalize Local Stores
The cat allergic aside, who doesn't love visiting with a friendly kitty who lives in a local shop? Here's a look at a few beloved shop cats in King County.
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Ring My Belle: The 23 year old woman who bravely wears a beard
1. A new report on driving drunk versus driving high on pot says that alcohol makes for a much more dangerous driver. 2. Google comes out with Do's and Dont's for Google Glass. 3. A 23 year old woman from the UK has a full beard and she's fine with it.
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More Couples Are Choosing To Keep Their Money Separate
Nowadays couples are getting married older, so they're used to managing their own finances. So modern couples are trending towards separate bank accounts, even though their parents most likely maintain a joint account.
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