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The approach of summer is the perfect time to try something new.Follow Dr. Seuss’ advice, “If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.”For starters, visit the public … more
Public transportation is often viewed by commuters as a last resort, an undesired alternative that is dangerous, unsanitary or boring. This reputation has helped make cars very popular and reduced … more
Chimacum High School students ruled a recent meeting of the East Jefferson Rotary Club.The two students of the month were announced and recognized. Nate Miller talked of his experience and skills … more
Looking back, so much happened in 1968. Patrick Buchanan wrote an article titled “With Nixon in ’68” in the April 7, 2018 edition of the Wall Street Journal, where he noted “1968 was the … more
Recent past performances in Ludlow have been many and varied. There was some high-quality fiddling around at the Bay Club with a performance by the Quebe Sisters from Burleson, Texas. Sophia, … more
No kidding, I hope everything about your April Fools’ Day was truthful. Last week, I was sitting quietly in my seat at Rotary enjoying lunch and talking with that day’s speaker, Bob Morris, of … more
A very fun and successful 22nd annual Kiwanis Golf Tournament was held on March 31, with proceeds benefiting Camp Beausite Northwest. Organizing Kiwanians expressed their happiness and thanks to all … more
Port Townsend resident Bill Mann has written humor columns for USA Today and CBS MarketWatch. He’s always on the lookout for funny items – and funny people. Contact him at … more
Happy Easter! May all your eggs be found. The new version of the Port Ludlow Follies was a resounding success a couple of weeks ago. The Port Ludlow Singers, the Adorables, the One Night Stand … more
It was a nice fall weekend in 1963 after a football game at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. There she was, this cute, diminutive coed from DePauw University hanging out with one of my … more
While it may be common knowledge that thousands of men were stationed at Fort Worden during the two world wars, the contributions of women are less well known. The Leader archives reveal that … more
Port Townsend resident Bill Mann is always looking for funny material and funny people. He can be contacted at newsmann9@gmail.com. NAMEDROPPING WITH INTENT “A celebrity,” H.L. … more
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