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Major growth for Washington wines

On average a new winery opens each week in Washington, the state in America’s north-west. For publication in week starting 12 December 2016.

Grapes were first planted in Washington state in 1825. 929 more words

Wine

Washington Sends Another 200 Soldiers to Syria to Fight ISIS in Raqqa

According to Al-Masdar News, the US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said at a conference in Bahrain on Middle East Security that his country would send 200 military personnel to help capture the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria. 65 more words

Syria

Washington doesn't Want to Abandon its Plans in Syria

According to the White House press office, on December 8, President Barack Obama stated that he lifted all formal restrictions on the supply of weapons to US allies fighting against terrorism in Syria. 325 more words

Syria

Floating

The little mermaids that swam out of my pen this morning in my morning Doodle Journal Session provided me with some gentle wisdom I thought I’d share with you today. 96 more words

Randomness

Seattle wins MLS Cup, beats Toronto on PKs

TORONTO (AP) — Roman Torres scored in the sixth round of penalty kicks to give the Seattle Sounders their first MLS Cup title, 5-4 over Toronto FC after 120 scoreless minutes Saturday night. 597 more words

Sports

Washington’s Beacon Rock Trail: A shortie with sweet views

Geological origins

According to some experts, Beacon Rock or  Che-Che-op-tin, which means the navel of the world, is the second largest, free-standing monolith in North America.   280 more words

Explorations

An introduction to the winter weather

We’ve had a lively week, as far as the weather is concerned. As you know, we moved away from Texas partially because it was too hot for us. 915 more words

Moving