Parachuting into the Buffalo Convention

I keep being surprised by what turns up while researching. This week it’s been information about the parachuting. I’d heard about the parachuters dropping in during the rock festival, but had just assumed they were promotional. I was completely wrong. Jamie Zartman, one of the skydivers, talked to me about diving into the place. He… Continue reading Parachuting into the Buffalo Convention

A look into the 1960s

Interviewing folks involved in the 1970 Eatonville Rock Festival (Buffalo Party Convention and Pig Roast) is turning out to be an adventure in time travel. People walk you through a world without computers, where hiking to an event was safe (and legal) and psychedelic drugs are the thing. The Pierce County Superior Court issued an… Continue reading A look into the 1960s