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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
All the big guns on Artillery Hill were hauled away nearly eighty years ago, but the fort still has one cannon on the premises. It’s the lone piece of ordnance that serves as the sentinel for the … more
I left early enough on a Thursday morning to be sure to make the 9 AM Rotary meeting at the Murano Hotel in Tacoma. Just before I got to the Hood Canal Bridge I realized I didn’t have my phone. I … more
Every summer, public libraries around the country gear up for battle – a battle against the “summer slide,” the loss of learning that can occur during summer months when kids are out of school … more
Graffiti on The Go: Bumper stickers are a good barometer of the local social climate. PT is a good example. I have a preference for funny ones. Weird ones will do, too, like the one a friend spotted … more
Time to saddle up, buckaroos. Don and Lynne Folsom are moving to Colorado, and we need to celebrate. Not because they are leaving, of course, but we want to show them some appreciation for all they … more
The life aquatic: When one lives in a nautical town like PT, you meet characters with interesting maritime stories. This humorist lubbs the land (I’m a landlubber), but I’m always looking for … more
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