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About buddad1957

Born again Christian. Moderate in Politics. Husband to Robin, father to Danaye, Danielle & Thomas. Grandpa to Ayla, Cecilee, Tony, Emmy & Jameson! Love sports, NW Teams: Seahawks, Mariners, Huskies, Sounders, Storm; Also root for Gonzaga, Duke ... and the Neah Bay Red Devils and Neah Bay Lady Reds!!!

I spent most of the day at Mom and Dad’s house yesterday with Thomas as he went about taking possession of the China cabinet that actually held China. I was overwhelmed by a sense of sadness as we slowly take down possessions, keepsakes and treasures that maybe only Mom or Dad knew the value. It is now a home in transition. Furniture gone, tables gathered together, rooms being emptied slowly, knick knacks accumulating where the couch, then Dad’s hospital bed, and then a couch again had been.

It’s a home Dad built, and Mom decorated; mostly from their Sears charge card. So many memories, so many feelings running through my mind. Family Christmas gatherings, game nights, Mom’s Friday Makah Days kickoff luncheon. By the phone in the … Continue reading

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Baccalaureate 2017

I was asked to speak at the Baccalaureate Service by the Neah Bay churches. I prepared the following: — Bud ✝ Denney (@Buddad1957) June 5, 2017 // I spent one of the best days of my life here. 35 years … Continue reading

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I was hired as the Community Planning & Economic Development Director on May 6, 2016.  I held the title Acting Director since April 25, 2012  

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Sunday, January 8, 1978

Sunday, January 8, 1978             Three weeks at home, the holiday’s spirit, my family and friends have done me wonders.  My sickness disappeared.  I had 4 TB skin tests taken, 3 came up negative and one came up semi-positive.  … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 1, 1977

Thursday, December 1, 1977             In two weeks from today I shall be on my way home for Christmas vacation.  I have wanted to be home all this time, but school has prevented this.  I started to get sick … Continue reading

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Sunday, November 13, 1977

On Monday, November 7, 1977 a very close friend of mine died in Port Angeles at about 4:30 AM.  Neah Jarrett died at the age of 43.  She had pneumonia, lung problems, and a bad heart.  Steve Schenck told me … Continue reading

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