Just a few words and some photography says it all. A sculptured archway through a 60 year old Laurel Hedge leading to hidden magical gardens located in the City of Lakewood is now draped with two year old Guernsey Cream Clematis, which is after all, beauty in progress.
On Memorial Day weekend in May 2015, my good friends, the Canary brothers, Tom and Randy, invited me to join them along with one million of their close personal friends for a motorcycle ride called Rolling Thunder. Motorcycles from all over the country were heading towards Washington DC with one purpose and one purpose only. […]
On April 21, 2016, Mr. Chas Ames published an article in The Suburban Times titled, Just Another Lakewood Loss? If you have a child, grandchild, great grandchild, niece or nephew or maybe a kid in the neighborhood you love, I submit to you that Mr. Ames’ work is a mandatory read. Click my link above […]
Today I am going to write a book report. This is my chance to make up for an overdue high school book report I failed to submit to Miss Gertrude Hansen back in 1961. Miss Hansen’s impact on my life is significant and continues to this day, some 55 years later. She entered my life […]
In 2013 I noticed a grammatical error in a message displayed on a Clover Park Schools reader-board. I attempted to contact Ms. Debbie LeBeau, Superintendent of Clover Park Schools, by sending her an email via the district website. In my email I asked Ms. LeBeau for a return phone call.
Lakewood Historical Society officially opened its Spring 2016 exhibit; featuring an update about the City of Lakewood’s 20th anniversary. Lakewood’s City Manager John Caulfield and Deputy Mayor Jason Whalen shared ribbon-cutting duties to open the exhibit.
While not exactly the pink flowers from which Steilacoom takes its name, these mini-rhododendrons at Cherrydale Primary School definitely are pink. Recent warming weather has coaxed some blooms to arrive early. Only three more weeks until everything is blooming.
By Paul Pastor, Pierce County Sheriff What do Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, San Diego, Sacramento, Seattle and Pierce County have in common? They are all experiencing major problems with increasing numbers of “homeless” people.
Recently, I read an article about an exploration to determine if Pierce Transit should bring bus service to DuPont titled Pierce Transit Follow Up and City of DuPont Survey Results. My knowledge of Pierce County dates back to 1959. Decades ago we faced the same question regarding implementing bus service in the Lakewood area. I […]
February 13 may have been soggy, but the ladies who attended the annual Valentine’s day tea at Historic Ft. Steilacoom enjoyed the event. While sipping tea, the ladies enjoyed a display of Victorian valentines, poetry, a display of 19th century quilts and interacting with the historic re-enactors. See photos below.