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“Friday the 13th” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy folks! Considering it’s Friday the 13th, I figured I’d either grab my hockey mask and machete and maybe go for a walk in the woods, or I’d write a little check-in for the Workshop (maybe both???) So…what have you … Continue reading

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“The Other Morning After” by Richard F. Yates

Well, another holiday has come and gone, and although I’m not particularly patriotic (I can’t help but feel that patriotism is a close cousin to racism), I still had a pretty good time with my family. On the 2nd, we … Continue reading

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“WE THE PEOPLE” by Richard F. Yates

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I despise Betsy DeVos, the completely unqualified head of the Department of Education in the United States. Having her in that position OFFICIALLY makes the department an Orwellian institution, LABELED as an … Continue reading

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“Cardboard Boat Regatta 2018 @ Lake Sacajawea, Longview, WA, USA” by Richard F. Yates

As part of the “Go Fourth” Festival every year here in Longview, the city puts on a cardboard boat race, and this year we (Mariah, and Frankie, and I) packed up some chairs and a blanket, and we headed down … Continue reading

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“Wednesday Update – 27 June 2018” by Richard F. Yates

As far as I have been able to discover through my extensive research, Wednesday STILL comes in the middle of the week… Sorry. Little non-joke there. Anyway! TOP STORY: Later this afternoon, I’ll be DJing a SOCK-HOP for kids at … Continue reading

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“Inside ‘The Chinese Gardens'” by Richard F. Yates

Last weekend, my family took me out to Fathers’ Day dinner at a cool little restaurant in Longview, WA, USA, called ‘The Chinese Gardens.’ The food was fantastic, the company was perfect, and the artwork and design elements around the … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book: 100 – Where the Wild Things Are”

Here we are, the one hundredth review! (I can’t believe I’ve stuck with this project for so long!) For this personal milestone, I decided to talk about my FAVORITE book, the one that undoubtedly created a love for books (and … Continue reading

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