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During my stay in Seattle this past week, a dear friend and I visited Vashon, an island located about 30 minutes offshore from the city, in the waters of Puget Sound. 474 more words


Vashon All Over Again

Saturday, July 5

A week later, we returned to Vashon.

We caught an earlier ferry (accidentally), so stopped at two self-service farm stands. Hogsback Farm… 341 more words

Long live everything in Washington state (including everybody)

SOMEWHERE ON A TRAIN BETWEEN SEATTLE, WA AND PORTLAND, OR — Sometimes when I’ve just arrived somewhere new and far from home, I’ll mentally zoom out of a map in my mind to see the tiny blue dot where I’m standing. 573 more words

Teaching in the Land of Five-Paragraph Murders

To find North Side Community School, find the yellow push pins.

Go to the 2014 St. Louis homicide map, and you’ll see a tight cluster of yellow push pins just east of Kingshighway, between Dr. 933 more words

Island running

MAURY ISLAND, VASHON, WA — I went for my first run on the island this evening and it was about as glorious as I expected. In half a mile I can reach a lookout onto Mount Rainier and the Cascades and can run the winding (and steep) trails below. 88 more words

Nice people everywhere

MAURY ISLAND, VASHON, WA — I arrived at this farm three days ago after a ride from Courtney’s parents to the ferry station, a ferry ride from West Seattle to north Vashon, a ride from a friendly stranger to Vashon center and a ride to the farm from my host. 365 more words

Vashon Island Cabin by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects

Vandeventer + Carlander Architects designed a cabin on Vashon Island in Washington State.

Project description
This project consists of the remodel of an existing one story cabin with a daylight basement. 9 more words