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Relax and reboot

The last time we were on Orcas Island, it was August 2014. We came up for Simone and Kyndall’s wedding, and it was truly a magical time, celebrating with family and friends. 1,385 more words

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Spring Solo Getaway

It’s somehow already the first official day of spring in Canada — although arguably it arrived in early February here in Vancouver, while I’m sure people on the East coast must be thinking winter will stick around forever.  672 more words


Travel Vignette: Take the Dramamine

I should have taken the Dramamine. I didn’t think I’d need it. But curled up in a ball, with my eyes closed desperately trying to stop feeling the boat which was slowing spinning in circles, I deeply regretted my decision. 165 more words


The Incredible Edible Stinging Nettle!

By Mandy Randolph

Springtime on Orcas Island means nettle time! Some people only consider nettles to be those pesky weeds that cause an irritating sting when brushed up against. 401 more words

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Baby Boom for the San Juan Islands

Posted by Sandi Friel

Orca babies, that is! This winter we’ve had three calves born to our resident pods of killer whales. Two of the calves were born to J-Pod, the group that spends the most time around the San Juan Islands. 1,037 more words

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Cum îți măsoară Google pașii

Nu pot să mai plec pe undeva în lumea asta fără să las o urmă după mine: un hasthag aruncat în grabă pe Twitter, o locație precizată pe Instagram sau Facebook sub vreo poză, un oricât de mic de semn că sunt acolo, oriunde în altă parte decât România. 292 more words

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Myspace meltdown - Pt. 1

Remember Myspace? Possibly not, as it has actually been almost ten years since that social network was at its height, back when I was gleefully pumping out posts.  910 more words