A blog about community events in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area in WA including the real estate market in those communities.
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If you love live theater or a chance to see big name performers in music, dance, comedy etc - you will be thrilled with the choices right here in Olympia! We are so lucky to have several great venues to choose from. These three are all downtown or nearby, so you can easily make an evening of it...
If people always say you must have a green thumb - or if you wish you DID have more of one - you might love the Master Gardener program! It is offered thru WSU with a series of classes and at home projects designed to help you gain expertise and knowledge about a wide range of gardening related ...
Tomorrow we celebrate Martin Luther King's birthday with a federal holiday, but I want to challenge you to consider this more than a day off from work/school/usual routine. Think about what your dream is for your community - and how you can help make that dream come true. Can you volunteer at a ...
Our recent trip to Europe has me really thinking about the walkability - or lack thereof - of neighborhoods in my community. During our visit, we walked - A LOT - every day. We walked several blocks from our host's home to the nearest bus stop, then walked around to do our sightseeing, shopping...
Sometime in January pretty much every year, I start craving spring time and yearning to start planting my garden and seeing flowers and veggies again. And although it is way too early to actually plant anything in the garden, it is a perfect time to plan and dream about what I am going to do whe...
If you have been thinking that the idea of downsizing your home sounds increasingly appealing, you're not alone! Whether it is all of us baby boomers looking ahead, or the economy, or the appeal of living more simply, downsizing has become quite a popular trend. But what does it actually mean to...