Borrowing from someone else who just retired from his longstanding job, I would like to offer you 10 random thoughts as I take leave of a long career as a newspaper reporter, editorial page writer and columnist.
In grand tradition the Olympia Highlanders Bagpipe Band lead a group of several hundred walkers out of the Capitol campus under sunny Sunday skies as part of the 36th annual Thurston County CROP Hunger Walk fundraising event. Proceeds from the walk are distributed to a variety of local, national and even internationally. Last year the walk raised $33,350.
VIDEO: 2016 Thurston County CROP Hunger Walk
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