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Postcards from the kayak

A couple of days ago I went out on the kayak around sunset. I paddled around the north end of Herron Island, then crossed the Case Inlet and headed southwest to McMicken Island ( 100 more words


A Love Letter to My Mom

My heart hides a hard truth: My mother and I have been strangers for most of my life.

She didn’t really know me, and you would have to press me hard to scrape up meaningful memories I have of her. 555 more words


Postcards from the Key Peninsula (Washington)

I went on an early morning kayak ride along the Key Peninsula across from Herron Island, where I live (most of the time). It was a foggy morning and some of the spots on the peninsula were downright magical. 109 more words


Froguana at Twilight

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.    ~Lucy Maud Montgomery


Full Moon in Longbranch a Sublime Sight

We live in a wonderful part of the world.

From red sunrises to golden moonrises, pods of Orcas playing in our passages, birds bopping to squirrels screeching, the Key Peninsula is a paradise all our own. 118 more words


Longbranch morning full of hummingbirds flitting in to feast on sweet sugar

What a joy it is to wake up on a Sunday morning, look out the window, and find Anna’s hummingbirds flitting in for a dose of sweet sugar. 370 more words


Sugar Rush in Longbranch; Expect Sunshine, Warm Afternoon

It is a calm and damp morning along the banks of Drayton’s Passage in Longbranch.

A reflection of the old warden’s cottage on McNeil Island is painted on the flat water of Balch Passage. 122 more words