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Rhyme and Reason: Shopping for soap

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I came to Wenatchee almost thirty years ago, and after stints with my husband in Burns and Prineville, Oregon and Elko, Nevada (and a brief layover in Spokane) it seemed like a metropolis. Always a bargain hunter, I became a fan of Grocery Outlet pretty early on. This poem was inspired by the scent of a particular soap I found there one day.

I had the privilege of spending the year between high school and college in Aarau, Switzerland as…

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