Back on the writing wagon

By Washington, Our Home|July 21, 2013|General|0 comments

Due mostly to a long, arduous and particularly unpleasant legislative session (sessions, really, since we had three this year), I’ve been unable to blog with any consistency since late 2012. I know that’s not an excuse but for someone who writes every day for a living, pretty much the last thing I want to do after writing for 10 hours is come home and write some more (even if it is about a subject I love!).

However, much like working out and eating right, just because I don’t feel like doing it doesn’t mean it can fall by the wayside.

So, explanations aside, this is my pledge to get back to work bringing you all the great things we love about Washington State. From it’s history (I recently read an essay on the hanging of Chief Leschi at InfoLink…fascinating!) to its hidden gems (took the family through Soap Lake again this summer!) and everything else that makes Washington the greatest state in the lower 48, you’ll be reading more posts from us again very soon!

Thanks for your patience.

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About Washington, Our Home

My name is Erich R. Ebel. I was born in Spokane and moved to Colville, Bothell, Tacoma, and back to Spokane again, all before I was 14. I attended Washington State University in Pullman, graduated and moved back to Spokane. In 2000, I enlisted in the United State Army Reserve and spent six months at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Then it was back to Spokane. After six years, it was time to get out and see the world. And what better place to start than Las Vegas, Nevada! I met my beautiful wife while working at KVBC-TV in Las Vegas, and after three years of suffering in the extreme heat and undeniably long nights, we were called back to Washington State. Landing first in Lakewood, we suffered for a year in an uncomfortably old and small apartment before a shooting and a kidnapping in our complex strongly urged us to leave town. After relocating to Lacey, we have now settled and spend as much time as we can exploring the fine facets of this beautiful state. From Tenino to Tonasket, Brewster to Blaine and Vader to Vancouver, I have enjoyed every moment of this great state.

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