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A side of sunshine with my French toast, please

In Amanda Park, a mere 51 miles from Aberdeen, shorter if you begin your trip in Hoquiam, sits the Internet Cafe, perched on a hill in the middle of town. If you are like me and my travel companion getting out of the house on a rainy Sunday morning for a little site-seeing trip can be difficult. If you skip breakfast and eat on the road, it helps.

Thanksgiving A-Z Guide

Whether it’s your first time cooking Thanksgiving or your 20th, we all could use a few fresh ideas to make the feast a success. Here, we’ve compiled an alphabetical rundown of the essentials you need to know.

Up the Beach — The season of ambient light

This the season of ambient light on the North Beaches. That time of the year when the diffused sunshine sets a glow on the Old Man Moss and the lichens on the trees, and sets the yellow leaves of the deciduous bushes glowing like candlelight. Even though fall did not brush color on the vine maple, or on the Big leaf maples in the river bottoms, the sun brings cheer to the increasingly gloomy days. Makes one miss the glowing cranberry field that used to be a special, fall treat out on Burrows Road.

Travel diminished by sister’s teasing

Dear Abby: I am a single woman who raised three kids on one average income. They are all grown and on their own now. I still save and have a tight budget, but now I can spend some money on travel. I have opportunities to travel with friends and do it as often as I can afford.

‘Father, forgive them,’ Jesus asked. But has he?

Elder Donald D. Deshler, of the Seventy, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: One of the most significant roles that Jesus Christ plays is that of mediator. That is, he meditates on behalf of humankind with the Father (“…there is one Mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” 1 Timothy 2:5).

2015 Silver Screen Series Announced

The 7th St. Theatre has just announced their movie selections for 2015. The line up for the Silver Screen Classics features 17 movies from as long ago at 1931, “The Public Enemy” and spans through 1998 with “What Dreams May Come.” Currently the theatre is offering sponsorships of each movie throughout the 2015 calendar year for $50. With your $50 you also get 25 free movie passes to that movie. Selections include, “When Harry Met Sally,” (1989)“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” (1968),“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984) “Adventures of Robin Hood” (1938) “Music Man” (1962), “The Goonies” (1985), Hot August Frights, “The Public Enemy” (1931), “Willow” (1988), “Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954), “Tremors” (1990), “Father Goose” (1964), “Die Hard” (1988), “Christmas Vacation” (1989), “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947).

Sounds of Bach and Broadway to fill the Bishop

The Grays Harbor Symphony takes listeners at their Sunday evening concert through an eclectic presentation of sounds. “From Bach to Broadway” program will feature musical selections ranging from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Double Concerto, and including a variety of classic Broadway numbers including familiar melodies from Porgy and Bess, Jubilee, The King and I, West Side Story, Girl Crazy, and Fiddler on the Roof . Solos will be played by mezzo soprano Joy Dorsch, and violinist Debra Akerlund.