Borrowing from someone else who just retired from his longstanding job, I would like to offer you 10 random thoughts as I take leave of a long career as a newspaper reporter, editorial page writer and columnist.
Fifty-eight swimmers ranging from age 50-85 competed in the Washington State Senior Games at Briggs Community YMCA in Olympia on Sunday, July 24, 2016. The athletes completed 262 swims, and were assisted by students from Black Hills and Olympia high schools who served as volunteers.
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