Articles written by Delores Kriete

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Do you remember?

On Sunday, my husband and I went to Moses Lake to a fancy restaurant to celebrate our fifty-seventh wedding anniversary. We don’t eat at fancy restaurants very often, but this was a special occasion. I hate to say it, but after... — Updated 10/5/2023


The art of canning

I have a long history of canning. I grew up on a small farm and I can’t remember a time when my mother didn’t can garden produce in the summertime. I wonder how many thousands of beans I have snipped in my lifetime. I know as... — Updated 9/21/2023



I bought a lottery ticket again. I know it’s foolish, but you can’t win if you don’t buy a ticket. I’m not naive enough to truly believe I’m going to win, but I can dream, can’t I? Sometimes I feel like throwing caution... — Updated 7/27/2023


Hansel and Gretel lied

My name is Elvira Hokum but more frequently known as the Wicked Witch. I know the history books report Hansel and Gretel’s version of what happened in the deep dark woods on my property, but they lied. I want to set the record... — Updated 6/16/2022


Marvin and Blake and the Outhouse

A few years ago I attended a retirement party for a friend retiring from the railroad where he had worked for over 40 years. The dinner was good, and his co-workers provided good-natured ribbing at Blake’s expense. One coworker h... — Updated 8/19/2021


Washington State Trivia

A while back I received a phone call that turned out to be a wrong number. The person calling didn’t have access to the phone book in our area, so I looked up the number for them. After I was done, I started flipping through the... — Updated 7/22/2021


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