The book signing season is upon me, that is to say, I have two new books and one 2nd edition, all heading out to public events within the next month or so. Tonight, I was at the Author’s Night at the Lewis County Museum in Chehalis. This was the second outing for Our George Washington […]
Category: The News
I do play favorites. As a reporter, I mean. I try to love all my stories equally but I just can’t help loving some of them more. Recently, I wrote a story about a local shop owner whose building was badly damaged when a drunk driver crashed into it. The community’s outpouring of love and […]
Well, it’s a book! And not just any book but a novelette. Novelettes run in length between short stories and novellas, in other words, perfect bite-sized reading stories. They were a big hit back in the mid-twentieth century in the magazines. Anyway, it’s a book! And not just any book but an illustrated, pulp-style, space […]
I’m so grateful to the readers of LewisTalk. They’ve voted my article, “17 Things to Do in Lewis County in 2017,” a Readers’ Choice pick for January 2017. I’ve got such wonderful friends and neighbors here in Lewis County. Thank you, all. 🙂 Save Save
My LewisTalk article “Santa Lucia: the Art of the Perfect Cup” was just voted a top editor’s staff favorite for 2016. As a new writer for LewisTalk I’m doubly pleased to have my work noted and to have it noted so quickly. Onwards and upwards for 2017!
It’s been an interesting 2016. Tonight (on the West Coast of the U.S.), we hold up a glass and bid it farewell. I started out last year in Auckland, New Zealand. A few months later I bought a house. I discovered new friends in my new town, people I already treasure. I planted a garden […]
Old newspapers are time capsules, and today my neighbor found one under his house. The houses in my neighborhood are from the early 20th century. My craftsman is from the 1920’s. The homes across the street are older, 1915 being an average construction dates. This Tacoma News Tribune edition, dated Friday, November 25,1921, is in […]