Monthly Archives: May 2011

Welcome to the Rosewood Cafe!

The Rosewood Cafe has everything from appetizers to desserts, with a good selection of tasty salads and sandwiches in between. Fresh ingredients served on hearty breads instead of standard sandwich slices, and everything nicely seasoned. Continue reading

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Beacon Rock II

Beacon Rock is a towering monolith of basalt that juts up from the north shore of the Columbia River near Skamania, WA. 860 feet from base to summit, it’s a favorite with local rock climbers. But thanks to the foresight and ingenuity of Henry J. Biddle, there’s also a hiking trail that leads straight to the top! Continue reading

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Beacon Rock

Beacon Rock is a towering monolith of basalt that juts up from the north shore of the Columbia River near Skamania, WA. 860 feet from base to summit, it’s a favorite with local rock climbers. Continue reading

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Jimmy Be Free

All at once, there he was . . . this free-spirited young musician, barefooted and dressed all in white. Eyes half-closed, Jimmy Free was swaying softly in time to the music that flowed from his violin. The sound was rich, with remarkable resonance and an almost dreamlike quality. Continue reading

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Hulda Klager’s Lilac Gardens II

The vintage two-story farmhouse sitting in the midst of 3-1/2 acres of lilacs was Hulda Klager’s home for nearly 70 years. Continue reading

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Hulda Klager’s Lilac Gardens

The lilacs are blooming at the 2011 Hulda Klager Lilac Days Festival in Woodland, WA. 150 varieties in all–many hybridized by the “Lilac Lady” herself, Hulda Klager. Continue reading

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