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I have been a serious bowler since I was about 8 years old.
Imagine a sign by the side of the road: “Youth baseball teams, now forming! Meet at West Side Park, Friday 5 p.m.” Continue reading “What bowling can learn from Little League”
Today, I am going to write about “sending the elevator back down.” Continue reading “WE control the elevator”
(This is the second half of a two-part story on the bowling lanes at remote Holden Village. The first part is available at this link.)
(This is the first half of a two-part story on the bowling lanes at Holden Village in Washington state, my journey to find them, and the campaign to restore them.) Continue reading “It takes a Village: A memorial restoration project, Part 1”
“Who’s back there? Some new guy?”
Continue reading “So long, pinboys: The birth of the automatic pinsetter”
At one time, the Quick Meal Company was the largest stove manufacturer in the world. Continue reading “The house that Magic Chef built”
Somewhere along US-97 in central Oregon — hidden between the cities of Bend and Klamath Falls — is a tiny community with enough stories to fill an entire book. Continue reading “Gilchrist: Good times in a great town”