Sue Drier, Pierce Transit’s C.E.O., was behind the wheel of the historic 1948 green and yellow bus that was parked on Lafayette St. in Steilacoom during the Aug. 24 Farmers Market.
As I travel around the world, I find there are 3 kinds of people we share the planet with as is evidenced by the sign depicted in the photo below. The sign hangs in a restaurant in Flam, Norway.
Hundreds of vehicles–and their occupants–descended on Steilacoom on Aug. 13 for the Annual Townwide (Chamber of Commerce-sponsored) Garage Sale. More than 55 Weekend vendors sold everything and anything from kayaks to TVs, from clothing and footwear to jewelry and games, while customers blithely jaywalked across the streets.
Lakewood History Museum, located in the Lakewood Colonial Center at Mt. Tacoma Drive, celebrates its 10th anniversary in October. The museum, which features exhibits about early Lakewood history, including a mock-up of the Lakewood Log, the area’s 1937 newspaper, is open from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
Yesterday, presidential candidate, Donny Trump, announced that he asked Lakewood’s own favorite son, Joseph Boyle, to serve in his administration as The Great Wall of America Czar. Trump reiterated, “There will be a wall.”
I have a friend who made it through the entire police hiring process. After a full years worth of time and effort, my friend turned down the offer to become a police officer. Why? In a moment of honesty, he realized he should not wear a badge and gun, because based on a self assessment […]
This summer, whether dining in a backyard or at an area city park, such as American Lake’s City Park —one entrée not to be missed is something barbecued: that lip-smacking Southern-style meal starring beef, chicken, or pork, blended in a mixture of brown sugar, onions, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, dry mustard, ginger, vegetable oil, garlic, lemon…and […]
Have you ever been out wandering around on the planet when you spot a guy who triggers the question, “Who is this guy?” Every single man, woman and child, has their own life story to tell, but most of us are not given the opportunity to share our story. Being the self appointed raconteur, (story […]
Visitors to Steilacoom can enjoy the many historical exhibits at the Steilacoom History Museum at 1801 Rainier Street, on Wednesday afternoons between 2-5 on Farmers Market Day (as well as Saturday and Sunday). Take time to peruse the history of the first incorporated town in WA state–Nathaniel Orr’s Home, Chief Leschi’s Trial, the first public library […]
On August 1, 2016, at 7:00p I sat in a front row seat to observe Lakewood City Council process their decision related to the Rental Registration & Safety Inspection Program (RRSIP).