State senators gathered on the Senate floor Tuesday, outnumbered by John Hughes’ family, friends and colleagues seated in the gallery, and passed a resolution honoring him for five decades of community service.
One of my favorite Internet offerings is The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor, a daily radio and online podcast of poems and snippets of history, usually involving literary figures whose birthdays or significant milestones occurred on the same day as the program.
Vic Jowders directs some 100 musicians from the Olympia and Tacoma areas, most of whom are senior citizens. Their musical backgrounds range from life-long to sporadic. Some played in their high school bands, left music behind to pursue careers and raise families, and came back to music-making later in life.
The Sueno family, including the mother, three sons, a daughter and son-in-law, walk single file through a cathedral-like setting of mature Douglas fir trees across the street from North Thurston High School. Some of the trees approach 150 years old and more than four feet in diameter.
Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email newsletters and submit again.
Oops, you didn't provide a valid email address. Please double-check the email field and submit again.