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West Sound Diner

After a day’s sail, the whole crew was famished. We landed in West Sound on Orcas Island and decided that a diner sounded nice. We were in for a bit of a surprise. 586 more words


Cathedral Tree

Hiking and geocaching were a part of our anniversary weekend, predictably.

We got to explore the area right around Cathedral Tree. It took a little while to get there and Beignet loved all of it. 43 more words

It’s official. I’m 50. Actually, I’m 51-and-a-half, but I guess it took that long for it to soak in.

Actually, that’s not true.

I joined AARP (

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Three announcements!

First of all, I’ve stopped blogging. I used to do it as a way to simply preserve moments from my life, but I think these posts now are sufficient. 156 more words

Celebrating on Orcas

Was it only a week ago that we were relaxing yet again on our piece of paradise in the San Juans?

Yes, indeed.

Lori and I arrived at our Orcas Island cabin on a Friday, prelude to the Fourth of July weekend, and wound up celebrating not just the holiday but a dear friend’s milestone birthday. 1,306 more words

Sports & Recreation

Favorite Person

We need to swap the Romantic view for a tragic, and at points comedic awareness that every human will frustrate, anger, annoy, madden, and disappoint us – and we will (without any malice) do the same to them… compatibility is an achievement of love; it must not be its precondition.

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Sunday Morning Sermon

Fresh & Coastal

This trip, up and down the Oregon Coast, it’s done a good job of refreshing me and helping put me back at ease.

It’s been a weird summer, full of trying to anticipate what’s coming next and wanting to be more present and patient but really not doing a good job at it. 84 more words

Orcas Island