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The Olympic Peninsula Bluebills is a local volunteer organization loosely associated with Boeing through local retirees and others who see the good work they do and join them. This past year they … more
I recently spotted a copy editor’s nightmare — maybe one even worse than having to edit my screed: A photo in a local paper of a public-spirited bank exec giving a check to charity. Her … more
Recently there have some “op-eds” in the Seattle Times concerning the “Seattle Freeze,” the real perception that locals tend to not be as welcoming or inclusive to new … more
In election years, country music is as close as I get to advocating for a litmus test. I don’t care for parties or platforms and tribalism has little appeal. But, I doubt you can be a … more
OK, class. Put down those pencils and pens and pick up...your cell phones! It’s time for Perfesser Mann’s Insta-Guide to Social Media. You may want to take notes on that phone. Here … more
We took a trip last week. You might have noticed, or not, that I took the week off and the regular “Life in Ludlow” column was not in the paper. BJ and I went to Western Pennsylvania with … more
The 2019-2020 season of the Port Ludlow Performing Arts is upon us. Due to a variety of circumstances there are many new people on the board bringing the same high quality programs to town at a … more
—New Testaments: OK, Margaret Atwood’s best-selling new book, “The Testaments,” probably won’t be President Bobby Bonespurs’ favorite book. Oops, forgot. He … more
BJ went out to Indiana for a week and I was looking forward to listening to Paul Anka sing “Lonely Boy” for the entirety of her absence. Well, I was lonely but I did survive. I made it … more
About 30 years ago, I was chagrined to learn the road named for homesteader great-greats on my Dad’s side had been renamed. Modernizing to “Indian Trail Road” made the real … more
I always read The Leader’s Police Log, and it occasionally has a weird posting. But I like even more of the stranger cop items. And I know just where to find them. In The Leader’s Aug. … more
Have you put your life on “automatic” with maybe a “sport shifter?” OK, this column is automotive-oriented so buckle up. Any facts presented here are my uneducated opinion and … more
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