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 Soroptimist International of Tacoma Come out and join Soroptimist International of Tacoma for their 20th annual charity golf tournament! – September 8th @ Oakbrook Golf Club in Lakewood, WA.
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. When I grew up, the term Barbecue or BBQ for putting something onto the grill was yet unknown in Germany. My family, as so many Germans, used to live in apartment buildings from anything between 6 to over 20 units, and barbecuing was something strictly regulated there. Every unit had a […]
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 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 Susanne Bacon Last week has left quite an impression of hazy skies, surreal sun-downs, orange-gray landscapes, burning eyes, breathing difficulties, and scratchy throats with many of us. Smoke was blown into Western Washington from wildfires in British Columbia, and I would rather not imagine what it must have been like there. Meanwhile, we […]