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Susan Bauer
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ONE BLOCK, 10+ TASTING ROOMS
Second Ave, Between Rose and Main Streets Last Saturday I took advantage of the street closures due to the Veterans' Day parade,  and took pictures on both sides of this single block along Second Street in downtown Walla Walla.  I have to confess, while I a...

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FALL INDOOR FARMERS' MARKET
Despite colder and wetter weather, Walla Wallans can still enjoy the bounty of local farmers every Saturday through December 16.  Locally grown seasonal produce, cheese, eggs, honey, meat, and fruit is for sale inside Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant. Indeed,...

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FLAGS AND BANDS AND HORSES, OH MY!
Veterans' Day Parade A Day of Remembrance and Appreciation On Saturday, the eleventh day of the eleventh month, cities and towns across America paid respect to their military veterans, and Walla Walla was no exception. Word is that this year's parade was on...

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POPULAR DONUTS
Recreating a Childhood Memory I grew up in Michigan in a suburb of Detroit. And every fall, as the temperatures cooled and the leaves turned from green to yellow, red, and brown and then fell to the ground, a trip to the Franklin Cider Mill was de rigeur.  ...

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STOCK UP CASE SALE
Blue Mountain Cider Co. For most Walla Walla wineries, the first weekend in November is traditionally Fall Release weekend. But for those of us who like hard cider, it was also the chance to stock up on cider by the case. That's because the facility in Milt...

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NOVEMBER 1, CDP THEME DAY: ROCK & ROLL
Rolling Rocks--Literally The Missoula Floods (also known as the Spokane Floods or the Bretz Floods) refer to the cataclysmic floods that swept periodically across eastern Washington and down the Columbia River Gorge at the end of the last ice age.  Geologis...

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SPOOKY NEIGHBORS
Green Gables Inn in Walla Walla is ready for Halloween guests, if you are brave enough to stay there.  It looks rather spooky to me! The inn is a bed and breakfast, but if this is what they're serving, I think I'll pass.

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NOT FOR MEN ONLY
Capital Barber Shop I've worn short hair most of my adult life and have always gone to women's styling salons where I've paid upwards of $40-$50 to get my short hair trimmed. That was until my path crossed a year or so ago with a former 6th grade student wh...

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RURAL ART
Shredded Wheat, Mammoth Size Once the wheat is harvested, the straw that is left is cut, baled, and stacked in the field.  I like to think of it as sculpture.

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AUTUMN SUNSET
My Roof is a Drive in the Country Since Walla Walla has few tall buildings, my calm space is a short drive or bike ride into the surrounding countryside.  It is there that I can hear this favorite old song playing in my head.  When this old world starts get...
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