Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cherries – A taste of Summer!

The Hood River Cherry Company has a nice selection of cherry jams and spreads. A taste of summer you can enjoy right now, even if there is a pile of snow outside your front door. Continue reading

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New Beginnings by Larry Anderson

“New Beginnings” is a bronze statue created by famed Pacific NW artist Larry Anderson. It’s located on the sidewalk just outside of Tacoma’s historic Union Station building. Continue reading

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Paradise by Laurie Allyn

Laurie Allyn, also known as Didi Pierce, sang ballads and torch songs in Chicago jazz clubs during the 1950’s. She also performed at the Crystal Palace in St. Louis, MO. Discovered in 1957 by jazz producer Red Clyde, Paradise is her one and only album. Continue reading

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Tumwater’s Hidden Gem

Tumwater Falls Park is a 15 acre slice of natural beauty that borders the Deschutes River just before it plunges into Capitol Lake. Continue reading

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Spring Has Come to the Seymour Conservatory

The W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatoy has over 250 plant species in its permanent collection. But imagine our delight when we discovered that it also features special floral exhibits that change every month! Continue reading

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