Oysterville Daybook Archives

Holiday Picnic at Our House!

Holiday Picnic at Our House!

It's not every day (or even every holiday!) that friends bring a picnic right in through your front door!  But that's what happened at our place today!  At high noon here came Michael and Lynn Madigan with fried chicken, green bean salad,...

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Mark your calendars!  Hollywood’s coming!

Mark your calendars! Hollywood’s coming!

Keith Cox of “Willapa Bay Oysters” (the movie) fame does things in the grand manner. The Grand Hollywood Manner! He knows the ropes, living in L.A. and working in the film industry as he does. And, we-of-Pacific-County, long understood to be on the...

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Standing Room Only in Meeting Room A

Standing Room Only in Meeting Room A

     I counted seventy-six in the audience at the Planning Commission hearing last night.  When all was said and done, it looked as though 73 of us were there to support the endeavors of Dan Driscoll and Oysterville Sea Farms.  That left three in...

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“Pete and the Lady Bureaucrat”

“Pete and the Lady Bureaucrat”

On The Half Shell     According to the newspaper, our friend Dan’s problems with the county seem to be continuing.  If I understand it correctly, at least one of the many ‘health violations’ listed has to do with taking oysters directly from the...

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Timing is Everything!

Timing is Everything!

Oysterville Sea Farms, 2006     Last night, just hours after we’d been told that our neighbor Dan would no longer be selling or serving any food products at his Oysterville Sea Farms, we watched “Oysterville, an Oyster Lover’s Paradise” on Channel...

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Of sunlight and limelight…

Of sunlight and limelight…

for the record     Keith Cox called around 2:30 yesterday afternoon.  He was in Ocean Park and wondered if he could come by for “a conversation.”  And, by the way, he’d be bringing his video camera.      Even though we had never met, I felt like I...

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Checking the Facts

Checking the Facts

The Wrong Man In a recent review of my book North Beach Peninsula’s IR&N the writer commented on my “meticulous research.”  I was thrilled!  I do try to be thorough when I am writing about historical events, but the problems are legion.  Take,...

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