I first met Johnnie Heberer when I interviewed him, his brother Ethan, and Rachael Coulter for the blog with their “Poetry and Music” artistic experiment. Johnnie plays the ukulele, an instrument I did not know much about, and he’s agreed to perform a couple of times at I.B. Nuts & Fruit Too where I show … Continue reading
As some of you might now, the Pot Shop (previously located on 5th Street) moved to a new location – inside Hillermann Nursery and Florist! I love to visit Noreen and see what she’s up to, of course, with the camera in hand For more info, click here.
The more I get to know downtown Washington through the blog, the more I grow to love it. As many tourists remark, Washington offers the amenities of a big city, enveloped in its old-fashioned, small town charm. You live in Washington and the area, but you don’t come downtown too often? Here are 10 reasons … Continue reading
I am not going to lie when I say that it was “Not Just Cut & Dried” on Elm Street that enhanced my love for Washington even more. The first time I entered the store, I was enchanted by the wonderful coffee aroma and the charming personality of the owner, Carolyn McGettigan. Her and I … Continue reading
A popular belief about small towns, that happens to be somewhat true, is that everybody knows everybody. When there is a new person in town, the word quickly spreads around. I was at the downtown Post Office one day, and Danielle gave me Blanche Kern’s business card with the words “You have to meet her! … Continue reading
If you haven’t seen a happy pig, you need to visit the Geisert farm! Located on 4851 Old Hwy 100, just one mile east of Fifth Street, this family-owned farm still operates like in the old days. Naturally raised pigs are free to roam the farmlands of Washington, today, as they did in 1916. Fifth-generation farmer … Continue reading