"My great grandfather, Gottlieb Waschke, like most men from the turn of the century, smoked cigars, but he was not good at driving automobiles."
Posts published in “Feature Stories”
Feature stories about life, past and present, in the Ferndale area,
"By the time I was old enough to notice it, the drag saw was covered with bright green algae and its wooden rails were beginning to rot."
"June provides the watering and the long days of sunlight. It’s a veritable greenhouse here, but a cold one."
"But as I began to learn what a contact tracer does, I began to have doubts that I am tough enough to be one."
"It looks like one of the big pots cartoon cannibals used to cook pith helmeted explorers."
"In the covid-19 pandemic, everyone has entered my world of working from home, online meetings, and spending most of both night and day in in front of a screen."
"... he once saw a faller threaten to punch a swamper in the face when he started to sharpen the faller’s ax with a file."
"I find myself thinking about Grandma Helen. She would know exactly how to hunker down and tough it out."