Recently I wrote an article titled Westside Story – Coffee Shop Challenge. If you are interested in winning a coveted prize in the Coffee Shop Challenge, click my link for details. One of my favorite coffee shop chains is Anthem Coffee & Tea. The chain is not at all like Starbucks with 21,000 plus stores […]
Today, a bicycle rider is supposed to wear a bike helmet. Everyone knows that. When I was age 6 – 16, my pal, Biff, and I rode our bikes every day without a helmet. Yes, we fell off, but were lucky and never suffered a brain injury. At least I do not think we suffered […]
The year was 1950. I was a seven-year-old first grader when I experienced my first suicide. A 6-year-old female classmate’s father rented a motel room near our grade school and killed himself.
Recently I wrote an article titled Westside Story – Coffee Shop Challenge. If you are interested in winning a coveted prize in the Coffee Shop Challenge, click my link for details.
When I was a kid, we were so poor we could not afford a dog. Instead, our family pet was a chicken.
In August 2017, four members of our Lakewood City Council, whose positions expire on December 31, 2017, are running for reelection. The four incumbents are Jason Whalen, who serves as deputy mayor, Mary Moss, Michael Brandstetter and John Simpson.
Photos – Peg Morgan Just last week I had the pleasure of connecting with an internationally recognized photographer, Peg Morgan. I am not exaggerating when I say, internationally recognized. While no one may have heard of Peg Morgan in Broadus, Montana, population 482, Peg has friends and relatives on the West Coast, East Coast, Transylvania […]
Yes, there are bad cops, especially in places outside the Pacific Northwest. A lot of cop ethics develop from local cop culture prevalent in the area of the country being policed. When citizens hear about a bad cop in some distant city like Detroit, they tend to think all cops, even their own neighborhood cops, […]
You know me. I am always wandering around the city with one eye open; looking for a party. Last week I bumped into my friend, Ms. Terri Card, who is President and CEO of our hometown Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare. She enthusiastically reported that Greater Lakes is hosting a 52nd Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser on […]
My parents became serious MJB coffee drinkers in the 1940s and as I had long observed by the 1950s, were tethered to their shiny chrome coffee percolator. Mom and Dad loved MJB Coffee. It was not so much the flavor as it was the family myth that MJB Coffee stood for Mighty Joe Boyle Coffee. […]