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The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest Is Coming Next Saturday

“It’s The Water.”  That’s the famous slogan you may have heard for Tumwater Washington’s own Olympia Beer.  It went hand in hand with their advertising campaign, which highlighted the use of “Artesian” water (Olympia Brewing Company ceased the use of Artesian well water when they were acquired by Pabst Blue Ribbon in 1983).   734 more words


I Ate Here: Ramirez Mexican Store, Tumwater, WA

Ramirez Mexican Store Offers Tamales y Comida Muy Autentica (Very Authentic Food)

I’m originally from Yakima, Wash., a city wthose population is nearly half Hispanic. On nearly every corner, you can find flavorful, authentic Mexican, food in the form of restaurants and outdoor“taco wagons,” food carts where you can watch cooks prepare the food in front of you. 555 more words

Ride the USA-Days 43-44: Olympic National Park

Monday, July 6—Highway 101 Loop

Today I rode the highway 101-loop through Olympic National Park (see Wikipedia) counter clockwise from the south east point of the loop. 1,282 more words

Family & Friends

Strawberries and Boom

Saturday, I spent my afternoon inside the South Bay Grange, which has been a farmhouse and school, among other things. It now hosts a community children’s theater group, BK Musical Productions, which reinvigorated the annual Strawberry Festival the Grange has been associated with for the past 79 years. 379 more words


I Cooked This! Strawberry Blue Cheese Crumble Salad Drizzled with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

It’s mid June. That means summer’s just days away. It also means it’s berry season! I enjoy  growing strawberries out of a plastic container on the patio.   338 more words

Imagine If All High Schools Joined In The Campaign Against Sexual Assault?

High school boys in Tumwater, WA took on national statistics as they relate to their school. I got chills watching this. Not only because of the numbers of sexual assaults, but because of the boys standing up, standing strong in saying NO MORE to sexual assault. 38 more words


Washington: Thurston County

Thurston County (pop. 252,264), one of two Thurston counties in the U.S., is north of Lewis County. It was named for Samuel R. Thurston, the Oregon Territory’s first delegate to Congress. 204 more words