Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

These Times

Our dog, our boy Alexander and Carrie Brownstein

Carrie Brownstein, a singer and the guitarist for the punk group Sleater-Kinney, and the co-creator and co-star of the off-kilter TV series “Portlandia,” lived four homes down from us for a few years in Olympia.

You know how hard it can be to find a movie or show that anyone of any age in your house will watch on TV? Mrs. Ericson and I discovered, when our youngest son was about 14, that we all liked “Portlandia.” For a couple of years on New Year’s Eve, we watched “Portlandia” episodes all night. We laughed together.

Carrie’s presence in our neighborhood came around the new millennium, about...


Reader Comments(0)

Rendered 06/21/2024 16:25