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Maureen

Welcome friend and fellow author Mary E. Trimble. I’m excited to help her launch her new release, Maureen. So without further ado, here we go! The inspiration behind Maureen: In my first book, Rosemount, a Young Adult contemporary western, sixteen-year-old Leslie Cahill rebels when her widower father announces he’s sending her to a private girls’ school in […]

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A Stroll Through Tumwater Falls

Along the falls of the Deschutes River in 1962, the Olympia Tumwater Foundation (OTF) constructed a 15-acre park. The estate is rich in vegetation, trees, birds, bugs, and falls.           Located in the picturesque, historic city of Tumwater, Washington, the Deschutes River ends its 50-mile journey with an 82-feet tumble into […]

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The Marcus Whitman Hotel

Marcus Whitman and His Hotel

The Marcus Whitman Hotel will host the 2018 Women Writing the West Conference. The grand hotel is in the heart of wine country in Walla Walla, Washington. It was named “Hotel of the Year” in 2015 by the Washington State Wine Commission. Originally opened in 2918, Marcus Whitman Hotel was renovated and restored in 2001 […]

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Hooked on Mountain Trail

With my half-Quarter and half-Morgan horse, Cash, loaded in the trailer, I headed toward the ferry. The air was brisk and the water on the Columbia River that morning twinkled from the sun that promised welcoming heat by mid-afternoon. Blood pumped through my veins from a mix of excitement and nerves. My first Mountain Trail […]

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