Letter: Spring is Here

Woodpecker

By Dorothy Wilhelm

WoodpeckerSpring is truly here. I was awakened by what sounded like hammering on metal this morning in front of my condo in DuPont, and found this symbol of hope and spring — Red Headed Woodpecker —determinedly pecking away at the metal no parking sign in front of my house. Guess the wooden pole didn’t taste right.

2014 Cherry Blossom Tea and Vintage Fashion Show set for May 3

Living History performer Karen Haas will guest host the DuPont Historical Society’s 2014 Cherry Blossom Tea and Vintage Fashion Show (May 3 at 2 pm), which will showcase the fashions that were worn, the foods that were served and the music that was played between 1833 to 1870 when Fort Nisqually was bustling trading post and agricultural center.

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