Submitted by Don Doman I signed up for a DNA test after listening to my friend Chuck Matthaei. He talked about what the results showed about him and his siblings and explained how it all worked. At the time my wife, Peg and I were writing articles for a special Roman Meal project on aging. […]
Submitted by Don Doman It’s a changing world and most of us need a little help one way or another to survive. The biggest problem seems to be a lack of time . . . and energy. House cleaning or house keeping is a struggle, but there is a definite movement towards hiring cleaning professionals […]
Submitted by Don Doman I’ve driven by the Three Brothers many times. For one reason or another I haven’t stopped. Not because I’m worried about quality or anything. Just timing. A few years ago we stayed a couple of times in Olympia to review plays. I would let my wife sleep in and then I […]
Submitted by Don Doman. After our first book was published my writing partners and I thought it might be fun to write a novel. We were four chapters into it when our publisher called. They requested that we write a book on Market Research. Neither Peg nor Dell wanted to write about the subject.
Submitted by Don Doman. As a child I saw my father buy older cars and fix them up to resell. He also bought a house to rent out. In the sixth grade my parents bought a small motel. By the time I was in the seventh grade I was renting rooms. My parents soon bought […]
Submitted by Don Doman Restaurants come and go. The building where Pacific Southern is located at 3832 S. Pine Street Tacoma, WA 98409 has had a restaurant in it as far back as I can remember. Not always open, but I think it started with Barcott’s. It was probably run owned and run by Anton […]
Submitted by Don Doman My wife Peggy got a call from a friend. She was going to celebrate her birthday by Para-Sailing with her partner and a friend. Peg was invited to join them for lunch after the flying adventure.
Submitted by Don Doman My wife Peggy and I have our favorite restaurants, but our absolute favorite is Pacific Grill. Located in downtown Tacoma, parking is a problem, but Pacific Grill offers valet parking starting at five in the evening.
Submitted by Don Doman On the Graham Norton Show, the popular British cable-TV talk show (BBC), Graham asked guest Paul McCartney if The Beatles had ever participated in local talent shows before they became famous. They had. Graham then asked if they had won. Nope. McCartney explained, “There was this old woman who played the […]
Submitted by Don Doman For ten years comic Graham Norton has been hosting his own talk show on BBC (late night Saturdays). My wife and I haven’t missed too many episodes. Like similar talk shows he starts off with a monologue, which utilizes large images for his live audience to see and laugh at. He […]