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A Covid Journal – Day 6 of Self-Quarantine, March 16, 2020

By Bruce A. Smith Panic buying came to Eatonville today. The bread shelves had two loaves – both whole wheat. I took one. Then, I turned towards the nearby Deli section and asked the gal behind the counter when the … Continue reading

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A Covid Journal, Day 5, Sunday, March 15, 2020 – Welcome to the Great American Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

By Bruce A. Smith Columns like this one are beginning to appear throughout our newspapers and online, detailing the saga of so many of us in the early stages of self-protection at home. Geoffrey Fowler of the Washington Post is … Continue reading

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A Covid Journal – Day 3 of My Self-Quarantine

By Bruce A. Smith Snow? You-gotta-be-kidding-me! I awoke this morning to a couple inches of slushy, white stuff. Yesterday was springtime, but today I’m back in the wet slog of winter – just as the World is Coming to an … Continue reading

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A Covid Journal – Day 2 of Self-Quarantine

By Bruce A. Smith March 12, 2020, 8 pm. Today has been peaceful. It’s been like a snow day without shoveling. Plus, the sun was shining – again (!) – and temperatures in Eatonville hovered near 60 degrees. So, I … Continue reading

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A Covid Journal – Week 2 Update: The Pandemic is Here and I Enter Self-Quarantine

By Bruce A. Smith Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (5 pm) The sun is shining today and I feel light-hearted, which is surprising since the Covid epidemic is turning fierce around the world – 600 folks have died in Italy as … Continue reading

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A Covid Journal – a report from the nation’s initial epicenter of the coronavirus

By Bruce A. Smith Friday, March 6, 2020 Since the world is freaking out about the Covid-19 virus, I thought I share a perspective on what is happening here in Washington. To begin, the epicenter of the outbreak in Washington … Continue reading

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Graham-Kapowsin Community Council to hold 17th Annual EXPO in Graham

Special to the Mountain News From Carol Victoria Wright The Graham-Kapowsin Community Council’s 17th annual fundraiser, Graham Home & Garden EXPO is Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10-4 pm at Frontier Park Lodge (21718 Meridian E, Graham, WA). We are … Continue reading

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