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Jefferson County’s hot real estate market has led to significant appreciation, buyer anxiety and a seller’s market. One other effect we have begun to see is multiple offers. There are several … more
As much of Jefferson County seems to be focused on the turmoil in the other Washington, I find myself most concerned about what is happening right here in our little corner of the … more
It was a great Independence Day weekend this year, with lots of friends and fundraisers. The events started on Wednesday before the weekend with the annual Jefferson County Foundation luncheon, … more
Last week, it was “summertime and the livin’ is easy.” This week, it is summertime and the grandsons are in town. Their visits entail many of the same things we have done with them in the past … more
With summer finally here and the nice sunny weather, the Kiwanis Club of Port Townsend is busy working on a number of fun projects, all designed to raise funds for some very deserving youth and … more
It was “Western” night last Saturday at the monthly Beach Club potluck dinner. We dug out the cowboy clothes and joined the other Roy Rogers and Dale Evans wannabes for the last dinner of the … more
The Memorial Day weekend was really special this year, with outstanding weather and almost 300 American flags displayed in East Jefferson County by locals who subscribe to the Rotary … more
A recent cruise on the SS Odyssey out on Puget Sound revealed my inner insecurities, since BJ and I just have a couple of kayaks. The Odyssey was constructed in 1938 by a member of the Vanderbilt … more
Did you notice? For a few days starting last Thursday afternoon, the area was just prettier and nicer. You see, it was the day the East Jefferson Rotarians distributed more than 500 dozen roses to … more
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
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