I chose a quote from THE SNOW LEOPARD by Peter Mattiasson. My cake read “SIXTY SALUTES TO THE CLOUD MOVING WIND. EVEN NOW WE ARE WAITING AND LISTENING.”
She told me to run, not walk, to the nearest Jungian psychologist: namely Janet. She said this was just a warning. The next time I really would burn my house down.
Dorothy Adams came to Washington from Southern California. She bought two acres on a hill northwest of Sequim with a fabulous view of the Olympic Mountains looking south across the Nehalem Valley, and hired me to design her house.
One wonderful thing about Dorothy's house was that I was able to do some expensive and striking details.
The beautiful Jeannie Van Wetter and her husband Lee moved to Port Townsend from the east and bought a house on the bluff overlooking the place where Port Townsend Bay almost laps onto the street into town
Such are the best laid plans of crows, critters and those who are architecturally inclined!
I opened the door and said, “Come right on in.” I sat him down at a drafting board; I gave him some drawings and told him what I wanted. He knew exactly what to do.
I meet her eyes and recognize my own: this woman is my Grandma Jean, who’s faded T-shirt expresses her philosophy: “Life is uncertain….Eat desert first.”
In the early ’70’s, when I first started working on our house in Port Townsend, the place where anyone could buy anything was Aldrich’s Market.
Shortly after that, I learned the true story of the very first bagpipe, and that is what I am going to tell you now.
I did not write this story, but it is my favorite story for story telling.
I would get up as soon as it was daylight, eat a hasty breakfast and start out walking along our route.
Eric met Beth, his future wife at Lewis and Clark. Shortly after Eric became a police officer, they were married and then Beth became a police officer also.
Jari moved to Spokane in 1990. She got a job in a medical clinic there and moved into a nice apartment near her work. She planned on staying in that apartment for a long time--long enough to spend some money…
Some time in my distant past while looking through a House and Garden magazine, I came across a photo of a large, maybe life-size, maybe more-so, sky-blue hippopotamus.
One of my favorite Halloween costume creations for myself was one I wore to a party in Port Townsend. I went as THE MAN IN WHITE from CATCH 22.
The trouble with most public or mass transit is that it is only intra city or inter city. Then the traveler has to take other transit to get to his-her destination. Or if one wants to go to Stixville in…
CATEGORY: MORE PORT TOWNSEND Back in the 70’s and 80’s, there was a lot of talk about planned new cities. It seemed that everyone was doing it. So was I. I favored using high rises to keep the population from…
We had known (of course) that Santa didn’t exist and that Mom was the main stocking stuffer, and we wanted them to get stockings full of goodies too.