Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle This article is about keeping your financial house in good order. When you retire, please, please, please take a good long look at your retirement plan settlement options. Do the right, ethical, smart and loving thing during your decision making process.
Story – Joseph Boyle It has been one week since I started my new life serving our community as a retired guy. Someone has to do this important work. I am doing my part by hanging out at Starbucks with no visible means of support. My friends are hoping I have some invisible means of […]
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle I can’t believe it. It seems like just yesterday when I started my career with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. On Friday, March 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm I walked out the door of the County City Building – Sheriff’s Headquarters for the last time. For 8440 days, my career […]
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle Early this week I was wandering around Graham – Kapowsin High School. I do that because I have a wandering-around job.
By David Anderson Of course we out here in Tillicum wish the City of Lakewood well – in the just announced lawsuit – in derailing High Speed Fail given it’s our community that is “isolated,” and it is our neighborhood that “has the most to lose from the project.” However, given the track record of our community […]
By David G. Anderson At its Study Session the evening of March 25, following the Transportation Benefit District meeting, the Lakewood City Council will survey fellow councilmembers as to whether to survey city residents on matters the council believes need surveying. You can get the city’s rationale for the survey by clicking here, and then click […]
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle Only a dozen days and my work life will end. They call it retirement. It does not seem that long ago when I was just an 11-year-old kid in the neighborhood. That is the age when I asked my dad an important question that is on every young boy’s mind.
By David Anderson How the Seattle Mariners can win the World Series. I was giving some thought to an article I was thinking I’d write on the decisions we sometimes think maybe we ought to give more thought to before we make them – or not – when I got sidetracked by a friend on […]
By David Anderson It was simply called ‘The Game.’ The Game that featured “The Play.” The year was 1982. Stanford’s band had rushed onto the field thinking the game was over. Tubas, drummers, all wildly celebrating I suppose. I wasn’t there so I can only imagine the scene. Wait. What?
By David Anderson People have to heat their homes and cook their food. Given the current economic times, we didn’t think it was wise to increase that tax. So how does spending nearly $20,000 for an infomercial reflect those valued bare-necessities?
Story & Video – Joseph Boyle Even those who know me well are not aware that in the early 1960s an undergraduate future psychologist tested and measured my young college student brain. It was determined that I had a rare highly evolved scientific brain, much like that of Albert Einstein (b. 1879 d. 1955) or Nicolaus […]
Story – Joseph Boyle, Photo – Hayley Austin Just this past January 31, 2013, I attended a Law Enforcement Academy Officer Graduation at Washington State Criminal Justice Academy in Burien, Washington. The ceremony was meaningful to me for two reasons. Reason Number 1 – OUT WITH THE OLD: I have been blessed with a law enforcement career, which […]