Category Archives: djing

“Little Monster Mash 2017” by Richard F. Yates (and Mariah Yates)

Yesterday was my third year volunteering as the DJ for the Longview Public Library’s annual Little Monster Mash Halloween Party. Seems like I do a lot of volunteering, but this event is always worthwhile. Mariah (the wife) and I love … Continue reading

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“Wedding” by Richard F. Yates

Yesterday, my older daughter got married. (All hitched-up…) Exhibit A: It was an interesting wedding—superhero themed, because she and her new husband are both comic book fans. The centerpieces for the tables, which my wife and the girls worked on … Continue reading

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“Scoops (A Flashback Experience!)” by Richard F. Yates

A few days ago, I received an oddly shaped package from a friend of mine, Joe Hamel. Joe now lives in Virginia, way on the other side of the country, but we used to live on the west coast, and … Continue reading

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“Tyranny @ The Jack London Bar, Portland, Oregon” by Richard F. Yates

Last night I was given a rare opportunity, the likes of which only come my way once every few years. I was allowed to DJ in a nightclub and play music that I actually enjoy, loudly, for people to dance … Continue reading

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“Aging Less Than Gracefully” by Richard F. Yates

I pretended to be a DJ again yesterday at a wedding for a cousin, right?, and although I used to DJ almost every weekend, I went into semi-retirement about two summers ago. I’ve done maybe three events since then. It’s … Continue reading

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