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The Year King's Sacrifice

For Love of Orcas is a new anthology of contemporary essays and poetry, dedicated to celebrating the life and lifting up the plight of the… 250 more words


Waterfront And Waterfront

Whidbey Island is an island, duh. Waterfront is a natural feature of many properties. But, there’s waterfront, waterfront, waterfront, waterfront, and water above and below. 611 more words

Words of Love for Orca Whales and the Salish Sea

I’m missing my writing time on the interisland this month. Chicago, where I am now, is a long way from the Salish Sea, but it (or rather, my granddaughter) calls me for regular visits. 405 more words


Craddock rd Mar 21/19

  • tide 1.7m, rising
  • sunny
  • visibility mediocre

What started out as calm seas when we went into the water at Craddock turned into a much rougher experience when two large vessels went by out in Haro Straight, sending a barrage of waves that swept up against the rocky cliffs and churned sediments up from the sea bed.  241 more words

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Mundane Monday #207: change

For Mundane Monday #207 my prompt is change. Here is one of my beloved great blue herons in the winds of change.

Well, dear folks on WordPress, I have life things going on that are interfering with my blog. 37 more words


Hidden Sun and Dark Cloud

April 6, 2019: It was a dim afternoon ferry crossing to Salt Spring Island. The sky spat rain from time to time. The only sound came from the boat’s rattling engines. 60 more words

The Curious Tale of the Salish Sea Feet

Kea Krause | Longreads | April 2019| 16 minutes (3,905 words)

They come by way of similar discovery: A beachcomber, perhaps gathering shells or out for some exercise, spots a flashy, nonpelagic lump that, upon closer inspection, turns out to be a human foot still nestled in its shoe. 4,097 more words