See-through Situation Not Covered By Self-help Books

By Dorothy Wilhelm NOTE: I HEAR FROM MANY READERS ASKING ME TO RECALL “NORMAL TIMES.” SO LET’S JUST STEP BACK A FEW MONTHS WHEN WE KNEW WHAT “NORMAL” MEANT - FOR A LITTLE SELF … [Read more...]

JUST THE TICKET

Last Sunday morning, I received my very first speeding ticket, after maintaining a spotless driving record for 55 years. I’m really upset. I never had a ticket before. I saw the police car … [Read more...]

THE FACTS OF LIFE

  The Facts of Life by Dorothy Wilhelm The facts of life came in the mail in a plain brown envelope. It was brave of my mother to send for the book it contained, “Where Do Babies Come … [Read more...]

CHAPTER TWO: I’VE GOT PLENTY OF ADVICE AND I AM GOING TO GIVE IT RIGHT NOW!!

JUNE 13, 2020 BY DOROTHY WILHELM It was 66 years ago last June that my husband-to-be sold his 1942 Chevrolet to put an engagement ring on my finger. The ring had what I thought was an incredibly … [Read more...]

Fathers Day 2020

Dorothy Wilhelm | 780 words | June 19, 2020 In those days, the father-to-be sat, penitent, in a littered waiting room, clutching a paper cup of coffee, staring down at a growing circle of spent … [Read more...]

Chapter One: Personal Wearable Device

There was no need to make a fuss about it.  The police were very understanding once the situation was explained. Throughout the whole trying incident I behaved wisely and responsibly.  I hope you’ll … [Read more...]

Across the Fence: Dorothy Wilhelm tells Sound history

From The Suburban Times MARCH 22, 2019 BY SUSANNE BACON If you feel that you have heard all of Puget Sound history and nothing could surprise you anymore – think again! For the other day, I … [Read more...]

Across the Fence: Dorothy Wilhelm tells Sound history

MARCH 22, 2019 BY SUSANNE BACON If you feel that you have heard all of Puget Sound history and nothing could surprise you anymore – think again! For the other day, I finished reading legendary … [Read more...]

Swimming Upstreams Special Valentine Show

FEBRUARY 13, 2019 Unexpected Gifts is the subject of the special Valentine edition of Dorothy Wilhelm’s internet radio show, “Swimming Upstream,” playing at this very moment at … [Read more...]

TRUE TALES OF PUGET SOUND

  Starting at the very beginning. Readers often ask me where they can go in some of the communities I wrote about in True Tales. Start in DuPont at the site of the original Fort Nisqually. … [Read more...]