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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!!!

August 5, 1981

August 5, 1981 A lot has happened since the last entry on January 22, 1979. It’s been over two years since I last wrote in this journal. Even trying to make a list of all that has happened in two … Continue reading

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January 30, 1980 –

January 30, 1980 – On Wednesday of the following week, Mel was told be Steve that he would be working Sunday so he couldn’t make the trip. This left me with a ticket and no one to use it for … Continue reading

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January 22, 1980 – The Champs arrive

January 22, 1980 – When the team came back, the plane landed at SeaTac Airport. Estimates ran anywhere from 10,000 – 30,000 in attendance to greet the Sonics. It was sweltering, with a couple of people giving out to the … Continue reading

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January 10, 1980  — Sonics continued

    January 10, 1980     Paul Silas was a key in the Sonics comeback against Phoenix.  The Sonics lost on Thursday, May 17, 1979, (my 22nd birthday) the fifth game of the series to go down three games … Continue reading

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December 4, 1979 – The World Champion Seattle Supersonics

December 4, 1979 6) The World Champion Seattle Supersonics – The Seattle Supersonics took 4 out of 5 games from the Washington Bullets to win the NBA Championship for the ’78 – ’79 season. A year before they had lost … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 14, 1979 – Hawaii

Wednesday, November 14, 1979 – 5) A week in Hawaii. After a week in Everett, a week in Hawaii was a Godsend. We returned from Everett on Friday night. We painted our house that weekend, I was back in the … Continue reading

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November 8, 1979 – A job! Mel’s graduation, a business trip to Everett

November 8, 1979 2) Getting a job – Getting a job really was no problem at all. I had a job waiting for me in the accounting department of the Makah Tribal Council. I reported for work on Tuesday morning, … Continue reading

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