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Local Filmmakers invited to meet

Filmies, your support network is arriving. Local filmmakers who shoot their features, shorts, webseries or any other cinematic ventures in Grays Harbor County are invited to an informal meet and greet with the leadership from Washington Filmworks.

Nudist lifestyle causes wife grief

Dear Abby: My husband enjoys sitting around (among other activities) naked. We live in a subdivision with 700 homes. I have asked him repeatedly to stop, join a nudist group or go home to his mother — whatever! He says he’s sorry, blah blah blah. But it doesn’t stop happening.

Mark Harvey — Open enrollment time is coming up

Way back when 2015 was still relatively new and shiny, I correctly observed that a lot of us are relatively new to Medicare. To that end, I went on and on about how Medicare works, all the moving parts, how this part relates to that part, blah blah etc. ad nauseum. Then, most of us went back to our lives and allowed that information to fade into the nether world of what most of us laughingly refer to as our “memories.”

Caregivers for sick pets also deserve respite from stress

Dear Abby: Our family dog recently passed away after a year-long decline. I had grown up with him. He had reached the point where he needed daily care for his body, even though his mind was 100 percent there. Near the end, things got very bad. I got only about four hours of broken sleep a night caring for him, and no one in the family would help me. During part of his daily care routine, he had a second accident all over the freshly cleaned floor. I lost it and hit him.

Spring musical auditions song list

Singers, warm up your voices. Auditions for the male and female leads in the Bishop Center’s spring musical “Mary Poppins” are this weekend — Oct. 3 &4 — and the center has announced the songs they’d like their potential stars to be prepared to sing.