Hawaiian Dave, a stunt rider with West Coast Connections rides a wheelie on his bike in the parking lot of the Ocean Shores Convention Center Friday afternoon during the Sun and Surf festival. Rain put a damper on the event during much of the day, but the festivities contunue to day with an improved weather forecast. The annual event motorcycles is centered in Ocean Shores at the Convention Center (Sun & Surf) and at the Quinault Beach Resort & Casino (Hog Wild) through Sunday, with vendors, bike parade, stunt riders and poker runs through the North Beach.
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One of the 1970s’ top soft-rock hit-making bands — America — will perform Saturday night at the D&R Theatre in Aberdeen.
Rev. Justin Hoye, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Kansas City, North: Much like fire can be either devastating or enriching in its use, so too can shame. While shaming is often not the first tool we use in addressing a person’s sin, it certainly can be employed as a means to invoke healthy change.
Justin Wildhaber’s fledgling business is experiencing what you might call growing pains, despite the considerable business acumen he brings to the state’s budding recreational marijuana industry.
D ear Abby: I’m a 19-year-old woman in college who still lives with my parents. I found out something several weeks ago that’s bothering me, and I need advice badly.
Dear Abby: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children. About a year ago I started dating someone. He is 63, very helpful and claims he’s madly in love with me and appreciates this opportunity for a normal, wholesome life.
Dear Abby: I am 32 and getting married in a year. My biological father lives in Spain and has never been to the U.S. My mother met him when she was teaching English there. I was born in the states and never knew or spoke to my dad growing up. When I was 5, I was adopted by my mom’s then-husband.
Dear Abby: Throughout my three grandchildren’s lives, I have picked them up from school, and attended school functions, games and activities in which they have participated. Their parents work, and I was helping out.
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Dear Abby: I am the 24/7 caregiver for my husband, “Earl.” We were both widowed when we married nine years ago. His daughter, “Mindy,” hasn’t talked to her father for six years — hasn’t called, emailed or even sent a birthday card. If he tried calling her, she wouldn’t pick up.
I don’t know how many of us remember the old TV show, “You Asked for It.” Obviously, I’m one of the “us” who does, because you did ask for it. Here’s what you asked:
Dear Abby: I’m frustrated about how to connect with my young adult son’s 18-year-old girlfriend. He told me she has a bad relationship with her divorced parents, so he’s hoping we can bond.