- Feb 26, 2018
(Not Exactly) Bluegrass 2013
This video celebrates the 19th annual Shippy Hollow tradition known simply as “Bluegrass”. The participants all understand the fervor...
- Jan 27, 2018
Besides the obvious reference to the 1979 Buzzcocks song of the same name (OK, OK – maybe a bit of an obscure reference), Hollow Inside...
- Jan 23, 2018
Lament (For Rick)
We lost Rick Paul last week. I’ve called him my friend for over 50 years, and I trusted him implicitly; he is the only person I told that...
- Jan 18, 2018
Bowling for Rich's (Birthday)
For his birthday celebration back in May of 2013, Rich decided that he wanted to go bowling at the old Hollywood Bowl in Portland. Most...
- Jan 15, 2018
Our Life with Sammy
Sammy was our child from March 2009 until when she died in September of 2015. When Pat’s brother – Dave - moved to Peru, he could only...
- Jan 12, 2018
We live right next door to Rock Cove in Stevenson, WA. The cove part of the mighty Columbia River and is fed by Skamania County's Rock...
- Jan 11, 2018
Pat and I really don’t get excited about dressing up for Halloween. But very clearly, most of our friends certainly do! And as I was...
- Jan 5, 2018
New Year’s 2013 in Pacific City
Pacific City is my “special place”. Besides Shippy Hollow, there is no where I feel more at peace. My love for this place goes back to my...
- Dec 18, 2017
The Heart of Shippy Hollow
People are the heart of Shippy Hollow plain and simple. I’ve attempted to explain some of the reasons why people tend to congregate here...
- Dec 18, 2017
The Soul of Shippy Hollow
I have uploaded two companion videos that illustrate the heart and soul of Shippy Hollow. My premise is that its soul is derived from its...