Market activity, ideas about living more sustainably (by being more 'green', walking more), and informing on places and events in and around Vancouver, Washington.
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I made that! And That is a Nut Brown Ale. Ummm, Yummy! Whether you're looking for your first home, or possibly your last, or selling either of them, I have the patience and experience to help you make the best choice in Vancouver Washington. The Natural Choice in real estate is working with a pro...
A visit to Amboy, WA and the North Clark Historical Museum What a great find for my family! On a rainy Saturday, we were driving the North Clark County Historical Tour, and stopped in at the North Clark Historical Museum. We were treated to wonderful stories and history of the museum on a persona...
Winning Wine, right here in Washington! I've been deliberately buying local for several months (even giving up my favorite beer) now, and it's been satisfying. Recently, I read of the recognized success of Washington Wines with the wine-judging crowd. Perhaps the wine industry will be one way of...
Great Western Malting, with a history in Vancouver, WA (and apparently Woodland, Wa). This picture was taken at the Cedar Creek Grist Mill. I guess the burlap sack is from days long ago - do they still use burlap? Whether you're looking for your first home, or possibly your last, or selling ei...
We had a family outing in Woodland recently. We took our first ever visit to the Old Grist Mill at Cedar Creek. This being November, we had rather typical cool, wet weather for the trip. No worries. We were well rewarded! There is a great story behind the grist mill. We toured on our own and mad...
Monday Market Snapshot 2009/11/09 The market may be showing the first signs of change. What I've learned in the past is that the market changes swiftly once the change begins. For the Clark County area, the number of homes on the market was 3491 last week and it's 3528 this week. That's the firs...
Urban Food Production and You Okay, Warning! This post is for those people who believe in sustainability and who understand it's more than being 'green'. If you don't see the connection between the cow in the field and the lump of meat encased in cellophane and styrofoam when you go to Safeway, y...
Urban Food Production and You Okay, Warning! This post is for those people who believe in sustainability and who understand it's more than being 'green'. If you don't see the connection between the cow in the field and the lump of meat encased in cellophane and styrofoam when you go to Safeway, ...
Steakburger Big Secret for 40 years? I didn't know. I've seen the sign for years now as I drive up or down I-5 or Highway 99. It's an old retro-looking sign and occasionally I wondered if the food was any good and whether encroaching 'progress' would be it's demise. Today I stopped in and fell in...