Did you hear the story about the jackass that ran for public office and won? I’m not talking about this year’s selection of candidates. The election I’m talking about took place in the friendly town of Milton, WA in September of 1938. The candidate in question was a brown, long-eared mule with the very formal name of Boston Curtis.  According to the record, this unlikely animal, ran for Republican selectman.  He appeared as required inRead More
Together Again Book Excerpt
by Dorothy Wilhelm YippeeSkippee! We’re coming home!!   We sat on the cellar door and waited for the root beer to stop exploding, Every year, my mother brewed root beer for Independence Day and every year it exploded.  Traditions are very important. The one room General Store in our tiny town of Warland, Montana (pop.100) didn’t carry root beer. The small, dark sales area offered such necessities as a pickle barrel and Campbells Soup, andRead More
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 HELP. If you put porcupines in your stew, you have to peel them first. “There are no self-help books in this library!” A glance at the neatly organized shelves at our local Senior Activity Center told me the library volunteer wasRead More
Celebrate Every Day, Celebrating Life, Together Again Book Excerpt

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