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SPOUSE magazine - December 2016

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SPOUSE magazine - December 2016

To receive an email announcing the latest Spouse magazine, click here. To read the December 2016 Spouse Magazine, click HERE, In this month's issue: <<< Usher in the holiday season with Polar Plaza <<< Destination holiday shopping: West Seattle <<< Shopping in downtown Olympia <<< Santa’s tactical sleigh <<< Puget Sound-area zoos celebrate holiday season

Connecting caregivers

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Connecting caregivers

With the physical and emotional scars of deployments and training injuries lasting months to years, the stress on military caregivers can be intense.  According to the National Military Family Association, there are over 5.5 million caregivers supporting servicemembers and veterans in the U.S., 1.1 million of those are caring for

Detecting diabetes

Military Life

Detecting diabetes

Diabetes is on the rise; over 21 million Americans are currently diagnosed with the metabolic disease, according to the 2014 Center of Disease Control (CDC) National Diabetes Statistics Report. This statistic, coupled with the eight million undiagnosed cases illustrates the serious diabetic trend currently impacting the United States. In honor

The Warrior's Christmas Tale

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The Warrior's Christmas Tale

The National Alliance to End Veteran Suicide (NA2EVS) is sponsoring Blankets for Hope Dec. 17-18.  The blanket and clothing drive is one chapter or event as part of the annual Warrior's Christmas Tale.  According to Tony Dayton, president of NA2EVS and an Iraqi War veteran, "Every veteran has a tale

Heroes & Zeroes

Troops serving overseas during the holidays

While the vast majority of Americans sat down with family for a fall feast on Thanksgiving, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members were on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoyed a day of peace. For them, it is another duty day. TOURS OF DUTY There

Heroes & Zeroes

Fallen heroes to be honored on base

Come and join the annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Tree Decorating event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Survivor Outreach Services Dec. 10 from 3 to 7 p.m. to hang ornaments in honor of service members who are no longer with us. The annual event provides an opportunity for

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CAP to support Wreaths Across America

Local Civil Air Patrol members have partnered once more with Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization that recognizes the courage and sacrifices of U.S. veterans by placing wreaths on the graves of the fallen during the holiday season. This year, in tribute to the millions of men

Military Life

Nutcracker coming to JBLM

With Christmas fast advancing, it’s time to get in the holiday spirit with Joint Base Lewis-McChord Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills Unlimited’s production of “The Nutcracker.” The traditional, full-length ballet is set for two shows at the Evergreen Theater: Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 10

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JBLM ushers in the holiday season

The brisk evening air didn’t detract from the warmth felt ‘round the Christmas tree Tuesday as hundreds gathered in front of Jensen Family Health and Fitness Center for Lewis Main’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony — the first of three official Joint Base Lewis-McChord tree lighting

Hypnotic electronica

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Hypnotic electronica

Of the trends and affectations that began to emerge in the indie rock scene of the past decade, the one that always inspired admiration and confusion in me was that bands suddenly started having two drummers. The sight of two drum kits on a stage tends to be a compelling

Go shopping in West Seattle

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Go shopping in West Seattle

The holidays are a time for family, friends and fun; gathered around tables crammed with caloric casseroles, or gathered around trees adorned with sparkling lights and ornaments. It's a time to celebrate bonds and to make and cherish memories. It's also the time for - cue dramatic drumroll - gift

Local breweries offer holiday cheer

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Local breweries offer holiday cheer

Looking for something slightly out of the ordinary to jazz up your next holiday get-together? Well, you live in the right place. The South Sound is positively brimming with unique brews to get that party started. So gather your besties and get ready to celebrate the season with these fine

Small-town Santa celebration still strong in Sumner

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Small-town Santa celebration still strong in Sumner

The small-town holiday experience is alive and well in Sumner. With the city proper covering less than eight square miles and a population just shy of 10,000 people, the "Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World" hearkens back to the good old days when everyone knew everyone's name, and you could

December holiday events in Olympia

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December holiday events in Olympia

After you've stuffed yourself with generous helpings of homemade food for Thanksgiving, you might be awfully tempted to hibernate for the winter. The thought of going to do anything might not be at the top of your to-do list, but it should be. Put down those big, comfy blankets and

19th Century Christmas

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19th Century Christmas

Father Christmas lives at Fort Nisqually. An imaginary figure believed to bring presents to and for children on the night before Christmas, he is conventionally portrayed as a jolly old man with a long white beard and red clothes. On Dec. 3, for the 20th year, Father Christmas will be in attendance

A Christmas in Wales

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A Christmas in Wales

This year, The Christmas Revels - an interactive holiday performance and celebration - will bring to Tacoma the customs, culture and music of Wales. "Wales is a singing culture," said Mary Lynn, executive director of the Puget Sound Revels. "They sing in multi-part harmony at rugby games." It's a perfect subject for

Floating parades

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Floating parades

Climate change is a bit of a hot topic these days. (Pun fully intended.) For all the talk this election season, the nation appears to be divided between two extremes - one side thinks it doesn't exist, while the other side thinks we'll be living in the movie Waterworld in

Going German

Reviews

Going German

ANNOUNCER: With our location on the Pacific Rim, you can't throw a rock without hitting an Asian or Mexican restaurant in the South Sound.  European food is a lot harder to find.  But Bruno's European Restaurant in Lakewood is serving up great German and Polish food to keep you feeling

'Old Friends New Work'

Arts

'Old Friends New Work'

Art galleries come and go, but Childhood's End Gallery has been a stable anchor in downtown Olympia for 45 years representing a cornucopia of the best local and regional artists. In celebration of the gallery's 45th anniversary, gallery owner Richenda Richardson invited a bunch of favorites from over the years,

Miracle on 34th Street

Stage

Miracle on 34th Street

As staged by Tacoma Little Theatre, Miracle on 34th Street's success will largely rest on one's emotional attachment the audience has with Christmas in general and Santa Claus in particular. Issues in tone and some uneven performances get in the way of this classic story, having been adapted from the

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