June 24, 2015's Weekly Slap:

“Beach Slapped” is what it is because from the moment I first came to the Oregon Coast, most every moment I lived here, and even my last hours here, it was always about the beach. That wasn’t always true of my life, and perhaps that’s been my problem.

Growing up in Colorado, I was a long way from the beach. I don’t care what anyone says, lounging next to a giant lake/ civic water supply is not the beach.

BartonGroverHowe.com:Where to keep up with humor writer Barton Grover Howe. Here, you'll find all of his Beach Slapped columns from The News-Times in Lincoln County, Oregon, excerpts from his latest books and the occasional random musing that would get him fired if he published it in a family newspaper.
The Complete "Beach Slapped" Archive

"Beach Slapped" in a weekly humor column that has run in The Lincoln City News Guard since February of 2008. Below, you'll find all of them, broken down by year and the listed chronologically.
     And as to the title: I came up with it with the belief that no one with a right mind would ever approve it. But the publisher did, and indeed has pretty much left me alone ever since. (Likely to their perpetual horror, as well...)
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