Tacoma history

This week I found two gems: history about a tree for mothers and an aritstic escape for the weary. The Tacoma Mother’s Tree The first is a historical marker. Apparently, in 1929 the Girls Corner Club  planted a white birch in honor of mothers. The plaque and tree are still near the pond or so… READ MORE >>

When I read about local history for my books, I sometimes find surprising information about people who once lived here and the places I now see everyday. Not long ago, I was reading Furusato by Ronald E. Magden, a book lent to me by my friend and pastor Karen Yokota Love. Magden writes engaging accounts of… READ MORE >>

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