Do you like to eat crab? Do you like to dance to a fabulous band? Then plan on attending the Lakewood First Lions Club’s third annual Crab Feed at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30th at Clover Park Technical College’s Sharon McGavick Center.
Just today I was reading a good news article in The Suburban Times titled New Year: No vaping In public places. Thank you Tacoma – Pierce County Health Department for your excellent work and accomplishment. Your efforts will make our community a better, safer and more pleasant place to live. There is one more “public […]
On this January 9 National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.), “we show our support for our nation’s approximately 780,000 police officers.” What it means to lead was poignantly demonstrated by first-City-of-Lakewood-Police-Chief Larry Saunders whose life of leadership was cut short too soon with his untimely and unexpected death just this past January 6th.
How many of you out there are sick and tired of junk mail? I am. Everyone complains about junk mail, but no one does anything about this insidious problem. I have good Leap Year news for you. Many of you know I am a closet inventor having invented many high demand inventions such as the […]
Also known as “policing for profit.” What do the following have in common? Backyard BBQ’s where the applied steak sauce yields – in the opinion of the smoke-detectors, aka Lakewood Code Enforcement Officers (CEOs) and Community Service Officers (CSOs) contracted with the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) – too much pollution?
Now that the Clover Park School District (CPSD) has announced it will put before the voters on Feb.9, 2016 a “replacement educational programs and operations levy proposition,” while not necessarily a levy-breaker this is nevertheless an opportune time to consider what you can do for $10,000. Ten-thousand dollars is the estimated price to purchase a […]
I have a couple of serious life and death stories I am not going to share with you today. Those stories date back to c1972 and c1985. Both tragedies occurred in and around the intersection of 75th St SW & Bridgeport Way SW. Today’s upbeat story is titled, Passing The Buck. My story title is […]
I love my title, No More Traffic Deaths. Actually, it is not the title I love. I love the result my title describes, no more traffic deaths. Safe driving is something I think about and work on every day.
I wish to share with you an important life saving discovery, especially if you use an Apple iPhone. If you use another brand of phone, you might still benefit from a quick scan of my written words if you are willing to follow-up to see if your brand of phone provides the same life saving […]
It would be doing them a favor to call them nondescript. Decrepit would be far more descriptive. “The only thing left in the dirt and trash were these two old books, covers ripped off, quite plain looking for all intents and purposes, little revealing what lay inside. I picked them up, blew off the dust […]
There are hardly more frustrating experiences than having searched the house for the last piece of the puzzle. It doesn’t matter whether the puzzle is a simple pre-school child’s version of a mere handful of pieces, or a far more time-consuming, complex and complicated puzzle of a thousand little bits of funny-shaped and patterned cardboard.
Do you remember my Halloween story from last month titled Ghost Writer? I have to say that first haunted photo showing the legs of a ghost was scary enough. Our sharp eyed publisher, Ben Sclair, spotted a second ghost near the bottom left corner of the Milford Antiques & Friends sign.