For any old-timers reading this blog: Do you remember the Poppy Family? Not to be confused with the Partridge Family, Modern Family, or All In The Family, the Poppy Family was a Canadian band that had a few hits in the Sixties. I was never a huge fan, but I did buy one of their… Continue reading Which Way You Goin’, Danny?
After a short series of emails, Tom, Margaret, Norm, and I got together for an impromptu walk in the village of Fairhaven, Washington. Norm’s wife, Gina, wasn’t able to join us because she was volunteering. So, my gal pal, Margaret, was our ‘fair lady in Fairhaven.’ Margaret is Tom’s wife, which left Norm, and I like… Continue reading A Fair Lady in Fairhaven
It was Friday morning, and I had just pulled into Woods Coffee in Bellingham to get a coffee for the drive to Anacortes. The clerk who took my order noticed my necklace and said that she’d never seen a necklace made from tiny seashells before. “I recently found it in an old shoe box I… Continue reading Shoebox Treasures, SouthPaws, Bypass Surgery, and YoYo’s
A few weeks ago, I found a nickel during my morning walk at the Promenade, in White Rock. However, I didn’t realize the significance of that five-cent coin, until today. That nickel awakened a quiet voice from within – which had been silent for many months. It’s not that I’ve been sulking or feeling sorry… Continue reading On the Nickel