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Olympia
Essays and Observations

How did Olympia, Washington actually come to be and what's the deal?

Now you can get the real dirt through essays and observations for newcomers, tourists and longtime residents by David Scherer Water.

David is a 25 year resident of the place so he probably knows a thing or two and believe me, he dives in deep.

This second edition features five new chapters as well as fifteen expanded ones. 

Features illustrations by Arrington de Dionyso.

Edition: 2nd. 
Size: 4.25" x 6.75"

Pages: 109
$9.99

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David Scherer Water is an Olympia-based writer who specializes in comedic nonfiction. His other projects include The Flat Win Company (2006-2015)  Healing Journey Radio (2007-20011) and The Martin Building (2000-present).  

Published in April 2017, “Olympia” ties local history with present-day phenomena. This book is a perfect gift for long time residents, tourists and newcomers. Many Olympians send this book to their parents to help them make sense of this unique and weird place.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
AIRPORT    
Anarchists        
ARTESIAN WELLS    
ARTS WALK    
AUTO MALL    

Bars, taverns, bars, bars, taverns and bars   
BEER
Bigelow family    
Billy Frank Jr.    
BLACK HOUSES
BLACK LIVES MATTER    
BORDEAUX     
Burfoot Park    
BUSINESS     
Butler    

CAPITOL CAMPUS    
Capitol Cho    
CAPITOL LAKE       
CAPITOL THEATER    
Chehalis Western Trail    
CHINESE HISTORY    
City Hall    
CLIMATE     
COMPOST
CRIME    
Cross-Fit    

Deschutes River    

ECONOMICS    
Edmund Sylvester   
Estuary issue    
EVERGREEN       

FAR WESTSIDE     
FARMER?S MARKET    
FOOD BANK    
FOOD CO-OP    
Free Store    

GARBAGE
Garfield Nature Trail    
Gene Bowdish     
Gentrification    
Geologic history   
Grass Lake Park    
Grimm Collections    
Grocery Outlet    

Harbor House    
Harry Fains Park    
HERITAGE PARK    
Hollywood Bandit (Scott Scurlock)    
Homeless        

Isaac Stevens    

JAPANESE HISTORY        

K Records        

LAKEFAIR         
LBA Park    
Leschi    
Levi Smith   
LITTLE HOLLYWOOD    
LOTT SEWAGE    

Marijuana    
Michael T. Simmons    
MIMA MOUNDS     
MOTTMAN INDUSTRIAL PARK    
MOUNT RAINIER    
MUSIC    

Native history  
NETTLES

Ostrom?s    

P.H. Carlyon   
Percival Landing    
PERCIVAL  Sam  Commodore Major Admiral    
PRIEST POINT    
Privilege   
Procession of The Species    
PROGRESSIVE HISTORY    

Rachel Corrie    
RAMTHA        
Regional Athletic Complex (RAC)    
Restaurants    

SALMON        
Sea Level Rise    
SELF-CARE    
Shit Park    
Sister Cities    
SLEATER KINNEY     
SOCIAL STUDIES    
State Government    
Swimming    

Timberland Regional Library (TRL)    
Train Station    
Tropicana  The    
Tsus-sy-uch    
TUMWATER FALLS    
Tumwater Hill    

Vape    

Washington Center For The Performing Arts    
Washington State Capitol (aka The Legislative Building  aka the dome)       
Watershed Park    
West Bay Park    
West Central Park    
WESTSIDE    
Westside Lanes    
WOHLEB  Joseph    
WOLF HAVEN
WOMEN?S HISTORY    
Yauger Sports Complex    
YMCA    
YOUTH CULTURE    

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