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July 17, 2017


Today was our last day on the island.  My roommates were really tired after the hike yesterday so we had a “lazy day.”  It was pretty normal – sitting in sunbeams, napping, snacking, taking lazy walks.   19 more words


What To Do on Orcas if Your Grama Does Not Take You to the Fireworks

By Teri Williams

You start on the mainland, bags packed and ready to go have some fun with Grama T and Grampa J. at their Orcas Farm. 760 more words

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Exploring Seattle & Orcas Island

When it heats up in the Bay, we all need a cool escape. Seattle is an easy and inexpensive destination from San Francisco, San Jose, or Oakland airport. 1,109 more words


Condemned To Be Free (My Obituary)

The quest for deciphering the purpose of life was not lost on Joseph Michael Di Marius, who died last week at the age of 90. An avid adherent to the Kierkegaardian model of Christian existentialist philosophy, Di Marius was prone to standing on the edges of cliffs and tall buildings, inducing a sense of smallness and disorientation. 711 more words

Orcas on my mind

I’ve been home less than 24 hours and already I’m missing the place where I just came from: Orcas Island.

Maybe it’s because we returned home to 100-degree weather — 25 degrees warmer than what we left.  1,127 more words


Orcas Island Weekend Travel Guide

When friends ask me what my favorite spot in Washington is outside of Seattle, without a beat, I always enthusiastically answer, “Orcas Island!”. If you’re unfamiliar, … 720 more words


Thodoris the Bat

The first few days back on Orcas I stayed in this beautiful tower with an incredible view of the ocean and islands. In my tower there is a small little bat that lives in there. 27 more words

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