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One evening last week, after a particularly busy few days, we decided to have a rare dinner at the Port Ludlow Inn. As before, we had some good food, but we also encountered royalty. As it turns out, … more
In these times of basketball-season-ending tournaments, baseball-season-beginning optimism and political shenanigans, I find it somehow instructive to remember the words of Hall of Fame baseball … more
Most of the week is about basketball, with a taste of corned beef. First, the easy ones. Whitman College in Walla Walla only lost one game this year, their last one. They were one of the last four … more
Hit the dirt, hit the ball, hit the sack, hit the highway for your final blue-ribbon edition of Port Townsend Observation Deck News Around Town. T-SHIRT SAYING OF THE WEEK: “I may hate that I … more
Last Saturday was the Port Ludlow Yacht Club Officers’ Open House at The Wreck Room, preceded by the annual business meeting at The Beach Club. The outstanding business meeting was led by Commodore … more
When it’s time to go, it’s time to go, and so this is your next-to-last regular edition of Port Townsend Observation Deck News Around Town. T-SHIRT SAYING OF THE WEEK: “This is Port … more
How often did I hear during the last election, “I am so glad I live in Port Townsend. I am surrounded by reasonable people. Maybe we can just ignore the rest of the country.” But can we? We … more
You probably already know what this term means, but I did not. Last week, BJ and I went to Whistler for a few days of recreation. I skied a day and we snowshoed together a day. While there, we stayed … more
When March enters like a frozen lion, when you’ve only got 22 days left to get your spouse a knockout birthday gift, and when you wake up to life passing you by, enjoy a reality check with Port … more
February becomes March, moments become memories, and old signs become Port Townsend Observation Deck News Around Town. POLITICIAN T-SHIRT SAYING OF THE WEEK: “I mean exactly what I say, except … more
All of last week’s optimism about the coming of spring retreated due to an attack of returning snow, rain and cold air. At least when it snows up in Swansonville, the drive through the forest on … more
OK, I may be unduly optimistic, but it sure felt like spring last week, for a day or so anyway. Nancy Leeds of the Port Townsend Rotary Club showed up at the East Jefferson Rotary Club lunch selling … more
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