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Have your energy bills crept up this past winter? Energy conservation is a cost-effective way to reduce energy bills in our Jefferson County homes and businesses. There are a variety of ways you can … more
It was a cold, rainy, sleety, windy weekend at the DoubleTree Hotel at Sea-Tac. (My writing mentor Milt Lum loves it when I start a column that way.) Thank goodness the weekend activities were all … more
March means spring is right around the corner – the early flowers have grown pretty high already. It also means I have officially begun my candidacy for the governor-elect of the Kiwanis Pacific … more
One of the psychological truisms of life is that we all seek some way to achieve a special status or unique position relative to everybody else. We are looking for a way to set ourselves apart. I got … more
At the height of World War II, Fort Worden resembled a modern-day suburban development. There were more than 250 buildings covering the fort’s 400 acres, with many of them north of the parade … more
I (HEART) OUR MINI LIBRARIES: They’re all over town. As one might expect in a place that has the highest rate of book borrowing per capita of any Washington public library. Besides our stately … more
Did you happen to hear the story on KUOW-FM, or read the article in The Seattle Times about how the “Taming Bigfoot” competition that started in Jefferson County has now spread to Seattle and … more
You are a “people” person and you enjoy being with them. You have a “life in Ludlow.” You communicate with others on the issues of the day, your history, your hopes for the future, relieving … more
Happy Valentine’s Day! May your flowers be fresh, your chocolates be sweet, and your day sunny! For seven years in a row, Steven Gross and I organized a Sock Hop in Port Ludlow with the help of … more
How are you doing with the webbed feet this winter? Holy rain gauge, it has been wet. Thankfully, there are doctor’s appointments and other attractive indoor activities available. Even more … more
February is the month to celebrate love; in Kiwanis, we always celebrate our love of providing service to our communities, especially the kids. A few of us also are off to the Pacific Northwest … more
Peter Joseph describes the following incident as ironic. I think it may have been fortunate for a 67-year-old woman. Peter and Jeanne had a recent visit from Caroline, their 25-year-old … more
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