Oysterville Daybook Archives

Today is Market Day in Astoria!  Oh Boy?

Today is Market Day in Astoria! Oh Boy?

For the last forty-plus years, my summer Sundays have been pretty much focused on Vespers, and participation in other functions have had to work around those three o'clock church services. Astoria's Sunday Market is one of the events we think about...

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For the time being…

For the time being…

We took our ten-year-old library couch back to Mead Interiors in Astoria a few weeks ago.  Five hundred Friday nights, give or take, and one hundred House Concert potlucks, more or less, had taken their toll.  The couch was trashed with spills and...

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Yesterday

Yesterday

Nyel and Bob at 'Spirit of the River'     For us, yesterday was all about Astoria and it was all about fun!  About twenty members of the Lower Columbia Preservation Society (LCPS) arrived here for a mid-morning “Back to School” event at the...

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So little time…

So little time…

Playing Tourist       The four of us met the Oceania cruise ship at 10:30 yesterday morning and waited.  And waited.  We had arrived at the Port in Astoria in time to see the very first passengers disembark and we were glad about that.  Within the...

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Two Hundred Years and Counting!

Two Hundred Years and Counting!

Fort Vancouver Pipe Band     I can’t resist grand celebrations, especially when they involve people and places dear to my heart.  When Oysterville celebrated their centennial in 1954, the Espy family was in the thick of the planning and...

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What to do?  What to do?

What to do? What to do?

Mrs. Stevens' ABCs      Sometimes the universe seems to send conflicting messages.  Take my “Mrs. Stevens’ ABCs” series, for instance.  They are simple, paperback books that are intended to give basic information in ABC fashion about our area.  The...

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