By Joe Boyle My last story posted on May 17, 2012, included a reference to Lakewood Hardware & Paint, Inc. One of our good readers commented, and I quote, “Thank you, Joseph, for another not so subtle plug for another of your favorite businesses.” While I am not certain if the reader was voicing a […]
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle “A picture is said to be worth 10,000 words.” My picture is worth “four words”, “Mail and identity theft”. Once you are a victim of mail theft, you can expect the second shoe to drop and that is called I.D. Theft. Following that is credit fraud, which can put a black mark […]
By David Anderson It’s a cinch by the inch but hard by the yard. Little-by-little gets it done. Down on hands and knees scrubbing the kitchen linoleum floor I was joined for a while during the hour-after-hour ordeal by my five-year-old grandson. I had to do it. The rental was to be moved into the next day. Jacob, on […]
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle Great weather brings out great cars and this weekend I was at the right place at the right time. I have included two photos of a car I got close to. The first photo (above) is an example of the Pierce-Arrow hood ornament called the Bareheaded Archer. The second photo […]
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle What a Saturday. Sunny temperatures pushing towards 75 degrees and not a cloud in the sky. Every motorcycle that runs, was out today and then there were all the guys and gals with convertibles. I love cars and motorcycles. That being said, it should be easy to understand why I […]
By David Anderson, Tillicum Comedian Groucho Marx quipped, “Those are my principles. If you don’t like them, I have others.” When President Obama became the first sitting president to endorse same-sex marriages with his announcement May 9, 2012, was his decision the result of having:
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle Don’t you just love the weather we are having? Sun and 60s. With all this great weather, it is easy to forget what happened this past January 21, 2012. While walking past the Lakewood Library on my way to Starbucks I was shocked to see a grand old oak […]
Story by Joseph Boyle Everyday we hear and read stories about young people doing bad things. Don’t you just hunger for a story about a young person who does good things? I do. Well I have just such a story.
by David Anderson Lakewood is preparing to spend $55K to treat problem gamblers. There’s a problem with problem gamblers in Lakewood?
By David Anderson Now that’s impressive. It wasn’t the size, though they were big, many measuring over 14” which meant only two could be kept. And it wasn’t the amount, though many hundreds of the penned 6,500 Rainbow trout were caught upon their release having been fattened up all winter at Bill’s Boathouse.
By David Anderson ‘A Bible Study and Beating-the-Odds Blackjack Training’ Or how about ‘Christians in Casinos – What would Jesus Bet?’ Coming to a church reader-board near you?
By David Anderson Are you happy? If you live in the United States you are. At least generally speaking you are. “Among big countries, the United States ranks first” in happiness according to the “World Happiness Report” per an opinion piece the morning of April 16, 2012, by Robert J. Samuelson of the “Washington Post” .