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Summer arrived. Folks who have been around here for a long time will claim it arrived two days early, July 2 instead of July 4. No matter, it is here. The Ludlow Maintenance Commission … more
You say you can’t find something to do around here? How about sailing to Alaska? With 8 women? Two of them just started sailing 3 months ago. They started, they sailed, and they won the R2AK, also … more
It was Lou Holtz who said, “You need not tell others about your problems because 90 percent of them don’t care and the other 10 percent are glad you have it and not them.” In spite of that … more
Granted, ferry rides might be routine affairs for us jaded, maritime’ish Port Townsend residents, but there are two water voyages coming up this summer that are quite special. Ones we happened … more
The music is back! Again last week Barry Barnett came over from Port Angeles and brought a talented woman to sing with him at this year’s first Beach Party. The North Bay Lot Owners bring Barry in … more
The time is 1939. The place is the Mashford Brothers Shipyard in England. The event is the laying of the keel for the sloop Felicity Ann. This weekend, the 23-foot-long sloop will be in Port Ludlow … more
“I don’t watch TV. I have a fireplace.”That funny line comes from “Lou Grant,” Mary Tyler Moore’s CBS newsroom comedy, uttered by an elderly lady to Ed Asner’s Grant, the TV station … more
Our corner of the world is wondrous, isn’t it? I just love the Olympic Peninsula. There’s no other place like it. One of the things I appreciate most is how the land we live on is such a deep … more
Melanie Bozak The Kiwanis Club of Port Townsend had a great May with all of the Rhody Festival activities.  The festival really showcased what Kiwanis is all about: it’s “For The Kids!” (and … more
By any measure it was a Memorial Day weekend to remember with great weather, memorable events, good friends, good food and drink. As I mentioned last week, several Rotarians took JJ Klaric and his … more
Good evening, ladies and germs. I just flew in from London, and boy are my leaves tired!Granted, nurseries are not a place you usually find humor. They’re about as funny as janitorial-supply … more
My story begins as a post-war baby born in 1948. During this early post-war period the US decided to go all in for the automobile and build the infrastructure necessary to support a car for everyone … more
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