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Ghost Town Poetry Celebrates Anniversary

Ghost Town Poetry celebrated a special anniversary recently at Cover to Cover Books in Vancouver, WA. 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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The First Japanese in the Pacific NW

Battered by high winds and surging waves, the Hojun Maru was driven far from its original course and ended up drifting aimlessly in an open sea with a rudder. Fourteen months later, it finally ran aground near Cape Flattery, at the northwest tip of what is now Washington State. Only three crew members survived the ill-fated voyage. Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at the Grant House

Treat yourself to afternoon tea at the Grant House Restaurant in Vancouver, WA. The perfect setting for sweets, savories, scones, and fresh fruit on a cold, rainy afternoon. Continue reading

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America’s Favorite Pastime

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America’s Favorite Pastime II

A vintage base ball match was played between arch rivals, the Vancouver Occidentals and the 1st Oregon Volunteers. Continue reading

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The Jetty at Tidewater Cove

The views along the Columbia River are terrific, especially from the end of the Jetty at Tidewater Cove. Continue reading

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Everything Old Made New Again

Check out the 5th Annual Recycled Art Festival in downtown Vancouver, WA, where everything old is made new again. Continue reading

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Salmon Run Bell Tower

Church bells, clock towers, chimes of any kind. If I’m out and about, walking, there’s nothing like the ringing of a bell to stop me dead in my tracks. I just can’t help but look around for the source of … Continue reading

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Silent Sentinels

The Napoleon 12-pound Light Field Cannons stand as “silent sentinels” for the Medal of Honor Monument. Continue reading

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