Oysterville Daybook

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Hooray!  June has arrived at last!

Hooray! June has arrived at last!

This morning my websites were full of headlines about June -- and how it's here already.  I don't think the writers lived in Oysterville or anywhere nearby.  Here, May seemed interminable.  And not only that!  It seemed like January revisited. And lest I doubt myself,...

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Come to the Oysterville Schoolhouse next Wednesday!

Come to the Oysterville Schoolhouse next Wednesday!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5TH, 10:00 A.M. A WORKSHOP ON MEMOIR-WRITING FREE! FUN! COME ON OVER! Full Disclosure:  I am offering this workshop in the interest of history.  Like many folks who are getting on in years, I have become increasingly concerned with the past. -- not...

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Happy Birthday, Charlie!

Happy Birthday, Charlie!

Today is my son Charlie's sixty-eighth birthday!  Hard to believe! And how quickly the years have sped by!  I am so grateful that we've always lived within a few states of one another -- except for the year he spent in Italy with his dad when he was eight.  And how...

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Did you know?  The bay is closed until further notice.

Did you know? The bay is closed until further notice.

A few years ago on a lovely day like today, it might have made a bigger difference to me.  But, even so, when I read the online News Alert put out by the Chinook Observer first thing this morning, my thoughts flew to neighbors I know who do still take advantage of the...

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Fire! Smoke! BANG! at THOM’s Memorial Day Salute!

Fire! Smoke! BANG! at THOM’s Memorial Day Salute!

Stalwart members of The Honorary Oysterville Militia gathered this morning at eleven o'clock for the traditional Memorial Day Salute to those members lost "in the line of duty" over the twenty years since the organization's formation.  It all went off with 'nary a...

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