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Oysterville Daybook

I began my blog, the Oysterville Daybook on March 30, 2010.  I thought I might be able to write a daily entry for a year or two about life in this tiny hamlet on the bay.  It would interlace the past with the present, my family with the neighbors,...

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It’s a test!

It’s a test!

When I said I’d be celebrating my birthday for a year, I had no idea what form the partying would take. Birdseed! That’s what! At least that’s how it has begun. Last night I was the guest of honor at a Birthday Dinner and one of the participants...

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“Tales from the Jumping-Off Place”

“Tales from the Jumping-Off Place”

Just when Oysterville is all agog and a-buzz with the County’s announcement of abandonment (see my August 22nd blog), I received a new book contract in the mail. There may be some irony in the fact that the book concerns our County Jail from 1886...

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I think I need people…

I think I need people…

Once again, I’m already two hours into my day and I have had to abandon several more requests for information so that I can get on with my blog – which doesn’t make a whole lot of sense because it’s usually the blog that’s generating the requests....

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Roads and Ferries and Cars… oh my!

Roads and Ferries and Cars… oh my!

I get the most interesting emails from folks who ‘find’ me because of my Oysterville Daybook blog. Yesterday it was a man named Dave who collects highway maps and guides. He was writing in response to something I wrote about ferries (I think),...

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