SANTA’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS… 2018!

Today ends the Christmas Season, but not the magic, nor the wonder of its brilliant joy that it gives us. I hope that you keep Christmas in your heart all year long. Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all. 12th day of SANTA’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. So, on Christmas 25th of December is 1 […]

Private or Pirate or Pri-rat mail and all the clues for FB LIVE Mystery Event

Private or Pirate or Pri-rat mail and all the clues so far with the LIVE Mystery Event Coming Soon! New Mystery coming June 10th at 6PM Pacific Coast Time… MURDERED BY POTIONS AND HERBS The facts are… – Michael Penfrog was killed by poison from some potion made with magical herbs. My Criminologists are working […]

Failure is Success

Failure is successs… we have misled people into thinking that you succeed by being successfully each time you do something… WRONG!!!! YOU FAIL!!! YOU FAIL AGAIN!!! YOU GO OUT THERE AND PUT IT ALL ON THE LINE TO SUCCEED… THOUGH YOU CAN JUST AS EASILY FAIL! To fail is a major part of being successful… […]

Murder Never Takes a Holiday

You are reading “Murder Never Takes a Holiday” by John Rakestraw My books are available at Amazon.com Sometimes you just like to write in the format that works best for you… scripts work great for me. I have just read J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay and Harry Potter […]

November 2016

November 2016 Where to Find Father Yule in November! November 19th – Veneta Holiday Bazaar See what it was like a this fun and brilliant Bazaar! This Christmas Dude will be in Veneta, Oregon on Saturday, November 19th, 9 AM to 5 PM for the Grand Holiday Bazaar at the Applegate Regional Theatre, Inc. (ART, […]

Veneta Holiday Bazaar Selfie Santa Pictures

Veneta Holiday Bazaar Father Yule John Rakestraw, was Santa at the Veneta, Oregon, Holiday traveling Bazaar. He brought the Holiday cheer to many… from a beautiful newborn (not picture) to a brilliant service dog. The Applegate Regional Theatre made a great stop for shoppers and vendors alike. If you missed out on seeing us this year… there’s […]

Halloween 2016 at the Applegate Regional Theatre

Halloween 2016 – Fun, Fantastic, Fabulous, folks put on a great Halloween Party in Veneta, Oregon. These two great ladies, Vicki Sourdry & Marti Byers, make the Applegate Regional Theatre possible with all their years of hard work and never dying belief that Veneta and the area West of Eugene was in need of its […]

I Got To Meet Our Lovely Helena, Juliet

I got to meet our lovely Helena, Juliet | We Did Rehearse Most Obscenely & Courageously | Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems | First Night of Blocking… | Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw | Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his […]