My love affair with Chief Lelooska

There are unforgettable characters, and then there are UNFORGETTABLE CHARACTERS. Way back— way, WAY back in the early 1980s, I had an opportunity to meet Don Smith, a.k.a. Chief Lelooska, and that, as Dr. Phil would say, was undoubtedly a defining moment in my life. I...

Gorham Printing Field Trip

A few days ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Centralia with two other members of our local Coastal Writers’ Critique group. Our primary mission: to gather information on the self-publishing process. Our secondary mission: to have fun along the way. I am happy...

Eleanor Roosevelt said so.

Eleanor Roosevelt is one of my heroes. What a grand lady she was! And if she were alive today, I imagine she just might very well be a blogger… so for today, I invite her to be my guest. And I invite you to ponder her wise words throughout your day, and even...

Chicken Shit, Part 2

In case you missed it, Chicken Shit, Part 1, was posted two months ago, on February 23, and was the recounting of my irrational, yet insurmountable stage fright when I attended the Peninsula Players’ monthly “Improv Night.” (see link in sidebar) Since then, I had the...

Is Anybody Out There?

This is my 50th blog posting. Not bad for a gal who didn’t know what a blog WAS a little over three months ago. Since then, I’ve discovered that writing a blog is a lot like talking to oneself. I type merrily away, but it’s rare that anyone answers. So if you’ve read...
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