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Pictures from the Capitol Greenhouse Conservatory in Olympia

March 26th, 2005 · No Comments

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Face to face with (the first) George W.

March 26th, 2005 · 1 Comment

On Monday, the girls and I toured Washington state’s Capitol in Olympia. The girls had been asking to go and the capitol recently re-opened after completing renovations from the 2001 Nisqually earthquake. Tours are offered on the hour throughout the day. I gasped when I first glimpsed the building from the freeway. It loomed in [...]

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Trees!

March 15th, 2005 · 1 Comment

I envy Vancouverites who may soon be seeing many newly-planted fruit trees in public spaces. [ via Four Seasons via Rebecca Blood] Philippe Boucher wrote of Bainbridge Trees On March 1, I submitted a grant application to the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Fund. The request is for a $1200 grant in support of a [...]

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One more post in this theme and then I’m done

February 26th, 2005 · No Comments

One more reason to return to Vancouver – and soon! – From the Vancouver Province via U2LOG.Com: U2 to take over GM Place for month Dublin rockers here to rehearse before Vertigo tour starts March 28 The Province has learned that U2 — the biggest band in the world — will take over GM Place [...]

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How to return to Vancouver in style and for free

February 25th, 2005 · 4 Comments

After enjoying a wonderful stay in the city this past weekend, Ted and I have been thinking of taking another trip north. Here would be one way to do it: I read in Lilly Tao’s blog this morning that the Oscar goodie/goody bag/basket 2005 includes $10,000 package for a three-night stay at the Opus Hotel [...]

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