• Hanging 11

    “Charlie don’t surf!” But J.D. does. And we’re all the better for it. *** The only thing that gives me more pleasure than checking off my own Bucket List items is when my friends check things off theirs. And because I’ve known the man for nearly 40 years now, and I know him to be… Continue Reading

  • Touching Them All

    In honor of the annual American Legion baseball tournament taking place this weekend at Taylor Field in Corvallis, I offer you my best Mickey Riley story. It’s also my only Mickey Riley story. (Editor’s note: we are not related.) But after this one, there’s really no reason to have two. It was 1986 or 1987… Continue Reading