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Elämän alkuja, loppuja ja leirielämää

Kynäni on ollut vailla mustetta viime aikoina. Viime viikolla sain ilouutisen elämän uudesta ihmeestä -suloinen tyttövauva oli syntynyt maailmaan. Ilo muuttui haikeudeksi vain tunteja myöhemmin, kun vakavan ja nopeasti edenneen sairauden murtamana tämän vastasyntyneen lapsen ja perheen muiden lasten isä sai taivaskutsun. 430 more words

It's the softball life for me!!

Everything but the win.

The Central Whidbey Little League Juniors softball squad picked up a million lessons — and some free ice cream — Saturday during a never-ending trip to Orcas Island. 423 more words


My Pinterest author site

I’m working away on setting up a Pinterest author site.
Here’s my Pinterest profile: https://www.pinterest.com/anneebrizo/

My first WIP setting is in South Louisiana. Here’s my Louisiana board: 19 more words


Ordinarily, a trip to the San Juans is nothing but pleasurable. In the decade-plus that we’ve owned our cabin on Orcas Island, I’ve always known that whatever stresses might be weighing on me, I’d leave them at the ferry dock as we sailed away from the mainland. 723 more words


Twin Lakes

Six months had passed since I last set foot on Orcas Island. Too long.

Halfway through a five-day stay, I can say the restorative qualities of this place are once again at work. 411 more words


BUILDING A BRIDGE: How government can work for people and planet

by Sandi Friel

When the time finally came to replace the ailing Channel Road Bridge in Deer Harbor, San Juan County took the high road. 404 more words

Orcas Island

Sunsets--its THE thing about West Beach

Everyone agrees—islanders and visitors alike—that the best sunsets on Orcas Island are seen from West Beach. People drive, walk, bicycle, jog, kayak, even hitchhike just to take in the view. 87 more words