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Flag Day parade in Ocean Shores

You don’t see a whole lot of Flag Day parades anymore these days. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find half a dozen people who even know what Flag Day is. For those still wondering, Flag Day is a United States commemorative day (not yet an official holiday) that falls every year on June 14, … Continue reading »

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A well-deserved break for our heroes

One of Washington’s jewels is our state park system.  Yes, it is expensive to run, and goodness knows the political shenanigans that take place to keep it alive.  But… if you look around our state, we have some pretty awesome parks within reach of almost everyone in the state.  It is well worth the cost … Continue reading »

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A subtle armed forces memorial in Tumwater

Boy, do a little research and it’s amazing what you might learn. Nearly every day, I drive past the Odd Fellows Memorial Park at the corner of Custer, North and Cleveland (Yelm Highway) in Tumwater. Most people know it as “The Pellegrino’s intersection” or the “Artistry in Flowers” corner, or “the one right by Baskin-Robbins, … Continue reading »

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