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The days are longer, darker, colder and wetter. What should we do? For many of us who came of age “yesteryear,” the family radio console would attract us as listeners of “Fibber McGee and … more
Fall weather is evolving into winter, and I suspect you may agree with me that this fall has been the prettiest in years. One of my simple pleasures in the fall is driving up or down Swansonville … more
All it takes is a little beer, some brats and maybe some cider to bring out the party animals around here. The Brewfest by the Bay raised more than $5,000 for the Backpacks for Kids Weekend … more
There is unease across America; many of us sense trouble on the horizon. Record-high inequality of wealth, political processes dominated by globalized capitalism, and national leaders who seem … more
Traveling to Nevada, Arizona, Indiana and Ohio over the past few weeks has reminded me of several things you probably know already. First, and maybe least important, is confirmation of the … more
We spent a week in Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon and Sedona, and during our trip, found these connections to East Jefferson County: In Vegas, we saw “Le Reve,” an amazing acrobatic aquatics show … more
Fall is closing in on us like a hurricane, and I don’t mean Harvey. What a disaster that is, providing an epic demonstration of how Americans help out in a crisis. Did you ever notice that the … more
For many of us, the end of summer also marks the end, or almost the end, of the stream of family, friends and assorted hangers-on coming to visit. Most of the time, it is much fun and a time for … more
The 41st Wooden Boat Festival features boats, bands, presentations and plenty of activities for mariners of all ages and skill levels. Leader file photo more
It’s less than two weeks until the 41st Wooden Boat Festival, and this edition of the paper includes the festival guide, which is filled with the stories of this year: the fantastic boats, bands, … more
Every week I put this column together after scouring my life and/or the Port Ludlow area for mostly positive tidbits to share with those wonderful folks who subscribe to or purchase the Port Townsend … more
Grandsons here, grandsons gone, then one of them comes back – my Lord, I can’t keep it straight. As always, they’re lots of fun. Shoot, one of them even enjoys going to Rotary lunch with me. … more
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