THIRTY STORIES FROM
THE WORLD IS A HANDKERCHIEF

Each Individual Story
Available
As a Chapbook!

Riding a Tractor to Alaska
Riding a Tractor to Alaska

No matter what obstacles you encounter along the way, don't panic, keep your cool!

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Recitation of Chief Sealth's Speech
Recitation of Chief Sealth's Speech

Hear Luann recite Chief Sealth's speech, given at his reception by President Pierce in 1866; read the speech, beautifully transcribed in calligraphy.

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Rebuilding a Steam Engine
Rebuilding a Steam Engine

We can do it! Jeff did many things just for the challenge.

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Raph from Guadalajara
Raph from Guadalajara

Let the food, drinks, architecture, museums, parks, and Mariachi music inspire you!

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Rantings of a Machine Tool Salesman
Rantings of a Machine Tool Salesman

Musings of a salesman, artist, and U.S. Darts Champion.

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Me and the Birds
Me and the Birds

"I always marvel when watching birds sit in a lake." How birds help heal in troubling times.

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The North Cascades Highway Loop
The North Cascades Highway Loop

Take a tour through some of Washington State's most stunning and interesting locations.

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My Adventures in Woodcutting
My Adventures in Woodcutting

A woodpecker enjoys the woods as much as Brian does!

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One Day
One Day

Dan has roots in Europe, his feet in the USA, and his medical mind in Taiwan.

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Life Story
Life Story

"Luck has been described as opportunity meets preparedness."

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Maybin's Garden
Maybin's Garden

A man raised in Zambia finds his purpose nurturing a public garden in Washington State, creating a haven for pollinators and people.

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Living My Dream Through Botanical Adventures
Living My Dream Through Botanical Adventures

Never underestimate someone's coffee caffeine character.

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Growing a Gardener
Growing a Gardener

Master Gardener Colleen shares the joys of growing various blooms, creating a public flower garden for all to enjoy.

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Forests and Cairns
Forests and Cairns

"I'll put a stone on your stone." ~Scottish Gaelic blessing.

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Entertaining the Northwest
Entertaining the Northwest

Nick has never been to a party or event without a joke, a jade plant, and a song.

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Elvis Sightings
Elvis Sightings

"I must go to Graceland one day."

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Coming to Amerika
Coming to Amerika

Marlene leaves Germany for a new life in America, staying with relatives on the east coast before driving across the country in her VW Beetle, eventually finding home in Seattle.

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A Bicycle Ride in Germany
A Bicycle Ride in Germany

Tour Germany from the perspective of cyclists: down the river, through the town, no up, just down.

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Chess Story
Chess Story

Chess is one of the oldest and most widely played games in the world.

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A Ramble Through Central Park
A Ramble Through Central Park

Birding in an iconic setting. Imagine - it's easy, if you try.

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Wenas in My Sketchbook
Wenas in My Sketchbook

Birds, trees, camps, food, wildflowers... all sketched to perfection.

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Working on the Railroad
Working on the Railroad

First real job, at 15 pretending to be 16: dishwasher in the kitchen of a dining car going from Seattle to Portland.

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Three Lessons on the Path to Enlightenment
Three Lessons on the Path to Enlightenment

Teaching in Thailand taught Kristina many life lessons.

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Walking the Dog to Buy Baguettes
Walking the Dog to Buy Baguettes

Friends and their dogs stroll through a plum orchard and around a lake before visiting the boulangerie.

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The Trysting Tree
The Trysting Tree

Amanda is an accomplished tree painter. She seeks out wonderful trees, in the deepest countryside.

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The Slaters of Oldham
The Slaters of Oldham

With roots in the coal mines of Lancashire, England, this branch of Slaters brought their ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit to America.

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Teaching a Robot to Bake a Cake
Teaching a Robot to Bake a Cake

Jack was built of the right stuff.

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Return to Sackingen-Ost
Return to Sackingen-Ost

With so many farm chores, there was no time to get into trouble.

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Sadie's Place
Sadie's Place

A special connection with animals and plants keeps Sadie's Place flourishing.

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Riding the Chief Joseph Trail
Riding the Chief Joseph Trail

Savage the Appaloosa loved the trail food treat of peanut butter sandwiches.

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