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The Big Questions

It has not been by choice that we are raising a pair of vegetarians (excepting chicken sausages, one brand only, thank you very much). The small men haven’t expressed much of an interest in meat, and only Oliver has dared to taste a hamburger once in his short four years. 545 more words


Orcas Island, 5th Anniversary Celebration

Five years. Wow. Time has passed quickly, yet somehow I feel like I have an eternal knowledge of Jordan. It’s a weird mix where the universe stands still; you cannot feel the spin on the axis yet the rotations have passed. 648 more words

island poetry

In honor of National Poetry Month, Orcas Issues has revived its April Poetry feature to offer a daily poem online by an Orcas Island, Washington, poet each day this month. 10 more words


#6 Unexpected Delights: Eastsound, Orcas Island

In spite of being relatively close together, each island in the Puget Sound is very different. Some are sparsely populated and primarily rural. Others feature tourist-centric towns with exclusive resorts, marine facilities, and upscale shops and restaurants. 122 more words

Rich Lary Realtor

Two-Day Island Staycation

Several years ago, Rich celebrated my birthday by planning an elaborate surprise staycation where he revealed the details of what we’d be doing at the last minute, including spending the night at the Waterfront Marriot, and enjoying a Sunday brunch at the top of the Space Needle. 2,661 more words