If you are part of my generation, there’s a good chance your father has already moved on to the next life. My dad died relatively young — 66. His father was a huge factor in my life as I grew up, but he died even younger. So if you are lucky enough to still have your father or grandfather here, be sure to let him know how much he means to you.
In addition to celebrating our nation’s flag, members of the Crescent City Elks Lodge will celebrate local youth pursuing careers in law enforcement and public safety at a Flag Day ceremony on Saturday.
The Triplicate dubbed me Del Norte’s Ambassador of Ping Pong in my Senior Sleuth column on Jan. 21. The term was tongue-in-cheek, but I took it to heart anyway. I’ve been laying the groundwork for a community ping pong program ever since.