Donna Lee Anderson

Our weather is ideal for fall activities

Living in Hansville gives all of us a wide variety of activities to participate in. You can choose to be really active or semi-active, or just take a walk and probably meet a neighbor or two also out walking.

The inevitability of change

Some people find change terrifying and some find it challenging. I find it exciting, something new to experience.

Busy, busy times

Do you know the phrase, “The hurrier I go, the behinder I get?” That’s how I have been feeling lately. Every time I finish a project, another seems to pop up that I just can’t say no to.

Weather Expert in Hansville

Cliff Mass, Pacific Northwest weather expert, to visit Hansville on June 7.

Hansville events are community events

If you live in Hansville or near Hansville, and if you want something to do instead of watching TV or cutting the grass, then let me tell you how much fun you can have in the month of May in our little town.

Some of you may be unaware that much of the beach in the Hansville area is private property.

Taking things for granted | Hansville Happenings

We here in this beautiful Kitsap Peninsula live in such a beautiful place, with green trees, walking trails and even some groomed paths that all of us can share.

Some of you may be unaware that much of the beach in the Hansville area is private property.

Learning to be a more patient north end resident | Hansville Happenings

There are people who are complacent by nature. And some people are irritable by nature and some people just seem to be OK with whatever. Which one are you?

Old or new, memories remain important in life | Hansville Happenings

It has come to my attention how important a memory can be.

Columnist gives herself a failing grade in sophistication | Hansville Happenings

I have come to the conclusion that I failed when it came time to learn sophistication

What schedule would you rather have? | Hansville Happenings

We all face deadlines of one kind or another. The deadlines may camouflage themselves as something else, but they are deadlines nonetheless.

The sweeter side of New Year’s resolutions | Hansville Happenings

How you doing with those New Year’s resolutions you made?

Time flies when you’re having fun in Hansville | Hansville Happenings

Is it just my imagination or did this year move faster than usual?

No more holiday do-overs | Hansville Happenings

I’ve been thinking about Christmas presents since July

Food: The focus of holiday gatherings, grandma’s bane | Hansville Happenings

It’s November already and here come the holidays. Does it seem to you this year is going by extra fast?

Every adventure is a new beginning in life | Hansville Happenings

We all face new adventures in our lives and each adventure that you start is really a new beginning — a change in your life.

Some travel tips and ideas for fall | Hansville Happenings

How are your travel plans shaping up? How about Alaska? Australia? Or, closer to home, how about Lopez Island?

People waiting for the count down to drop the tape to get into the sales area at the Hansville Rummage Sale

Hansville gearing up for community rummage sale | Hansville Happenings

Can you feel the excitement? The annual Greater Hansville Community Center Rummage Sale is Aug. 10 and 11 at Buck Lake County Park.

People waiting for the count down to drop the tape to get into the sales area at the Hansville Rummage Sale

Charming stories from Hansville’s charmed past | Hansville Happenings

If you are lucky enough to live in a small town and you are lucky enough to know people that have lived there most of their lives, then you are the lucky one who gets to hear stories about the past.

Consider this: What makes you the most happy? | Hansville Happenings

From time to time, I like to take a survey of the thoughts of my peers. Nothing earth shattering, just daily stuff.

Asking friends: What makes you happy now? | Hansville Happenings

From time to time, I like to take a survey of the thoughts of my peers. Nothing earth shattering, just daily stuff. Once I asked my friends (and a few acquaintances) what they carried in their pockets or purses. Got some interesting answers.