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My Happy Place

Do you like beer? Yeah, me too. That’s why after a day at the office or after a glorious, weekend hike on one of… 332 more words

Orcas Island

sailboats, sailboats, and more sailboats

a couple of weekends ago we were invited to watch the round the county sailboat race. what a fantastic experience! over 100 sailboats race around the islands. 67 more words

Travel

'round the Bend

Hello World!

Teri Williams asked if I’d be interested in posting on her blog as a guest writer. My first thoughts were, “WOW! Me?”.  After which I promptly exclaimed, “Holy unwritten blogs, Batman! 993 more words

Orcas Island

Beatitude Point - Part 2 continuing - Francis ... and life goes on

The world is in another orbit as gravity spins me back like a restless ghost to Orcas Island where my daughter is caught in the tides of heartbreak after being forsaken by her young husband . 1,086 more words

Soaking up sunshine on Orcas Island

September and October were really busy months for my travel companion and I. We visited Orcas Island, Pullman, British Columbia, Skamania, and Whidby Island. With all this rain over the past couple of weeks it’s hard to remember that we had a great start to fall in the Northwest. 223 more words

Outdoors

The Great Potato Dig!

Orcas Island School District is home to one fantastic school garden. You’ll find it right there next to the great maple tree in front of the big brick building that houses Orcas Island Elementary School. 374 more words

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In a Tent

A moment of weakness, that’s the only way to explain it.  Despite my heretofore utter, adamant (dare I say pig-headed?) refusal to participate in any way in the so-called recreational activity of camping — tent camping, no less — I caved to peer pressure.  745 more words

Retirement