The Princess Bride
This one just doesn’t get old for me.
Bamboo for Gardens
From the back sleeve: “Ted Jordan Meredith first discovered bamboo while looking for a rapidly growing evergreen screen to block out the housing construction next to his home.” This is exactly the bamboo book I was looking for, the author even lives in Washington state. While a lot of the book is filled with descriptions of various bamboos there is all the information one needs to plant, grow and care for bamboo.
This town is Bavarian themed, so much so that McDonald’s, the Chinese restaurant and the car wash all use Bavarian fonts. It’s spooky and delightful at the same time. From Wikipedia: “Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest celebration is one of the most attended outside Munich, Germany.”
Kinder Happy Hippos
Bought in Leavenworth, a place of happy food shops and many, many tourist traps.