The juxtaposition of this photo leads me to wonder if the smaller tree is asking, “Gee, do you think that someday I’ll grow to be as large as the “Big One” in Lakewood?”
The State History Museum (WSHM) in downtown Tacoma’s a good place to go to get an overview of Washington State’s diverse history. Even better, though, for in-depth information about a specific area’s history are to visit the more than 100 local history museums. Seven of them are located within the South Sound region. How many […]
By the time the last apple pie ala mode customer entered Steilacoom’s town hall at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, all 100 pies were gone. A crew of red-aproned Steilacoom Historical Museum ladies were busily slicing pies about 9 a.m. in preparation for the many guests expected that day.
On October 1, 2016, in an article titled, Westside Story – 2016 Presidential Election Made Easy, I announced my intention to run for the office of United States President. I could never have anticipated the groundswell of public support. For example, faithful reader, Greg Horn, gave me his endorsement and is committed to casting his […]
Author’s note: This article is guaranteed to be free of any discussion related to the City of Lakewood’s Rental Inspection Program. Yes, RIP-free means you can read The Suburban Times without worrying about brain fade. While it may not be obvious — as a prominent City of Lakewood intellectual; advisor to our Lakewood City Council, […]
STEILACOOM – Nature’s fireworks – as seen in Steilacoom on Monday – overshadowed the fireworks from the first Presidential debate for this photographer.
I have written and spoken on several occasions regarding Lakewood City Council’s decision related to the now passed currently titled Rental Housing Safety Program (RHSP) under Lakewood City Ordinance #644. Two words in one of my writing(s) proved controversial enough that at least a few good and intelligent people suffered the experience of having a […]
Lakewood Library’s elevator is expected to be back in service by Sept. 16. That’s the prediction of Jermain Richard, Thyssen-Krupp elevator technician, who’s working on the elevator’s remodeling…and good news for library patrons.
Growing up in Pittsburgh—the one-time “Steel Capital” of the world—you know—U. S. Steel and the Pittsburgh Steelers—it was only natural that most of my male relatives—well, my paternal grandfather, father and two uncles worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad. My first train ride was a short excursion to nearby Youngstown, Ohio. Twenty years later, it was […]