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We're thankful for...

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving 2015, and while we give thanks every day for the many blessings bestowed upon us, it seems the time of year when people publicly proclaim what they’re grateful for, so… 256 more words

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Autumn in the School Garden

After a busy summer of family, fun, and real estate, I was ready to get back to school. The warm and dry summer did wonders for my spirit and for our… 786 more words

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Card It

A new collection of my photo greeting cards have arrived in the studio in Eastsound, in time for the Eastsound Art Walk on Friday, November 27, 2-5pm. 104 more words


A Dog's Life in the San Juan Islands - Part 1

Posted by Sandi Friel

When Bob and I relocated from Florida to Orcas Island, our dog Murphy was 5-1/2 years old. That might be considered young for many dogs, but for Leonbergers who have an average lifespan of seven years, Murphy’s best days had passed. 364 more words

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It’s so much about the people

We’ve been at this cruising life for about two months and have already met some very interesting and really nice people, which is so much of what makes this lifestyle wonderful. 561 more words


A Walk Through Halloween Town, Orcas Island

By Marlis K. Sandwith

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While Orcas Islanders are generally pretty casual in their daily dress, we desperately love any and every excuse to get dressed up in crazy costumes, or walk in a parade, large or small. 351 more words

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L'éclaircissement of the forest

Above: Fog rises from trees as smoke from a fire, a forceful wind whisks away the previous night’s downpour. Taken at Mountain Lake on Orcas Island, Washington.  51 more words