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Pacific Northwest ‘18: Day 4 - San Juan Island

The day I was most excited about turned out to be a total bust, all due to our own stupidity. We lounged around having breakfast with the folks staying here at the B&B (a difficult social interaction for me) and then planned to take the 11:35am ferry to Orcas Island to check that out. 258 more words

San Juan Island ‘18

Pacific Northwest ‘18: Day 3 - Seattle / San Juan Island

Jim woke up way before I was ready to this morning, I mean, probably before 7am. After dragging myself through the shower, enjoying a slice of leftover pizza, and packing up, we walked out to Toulouse Petit for breakfast. 331 more words

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Carl the Crab Spider (Coriarachne brunneipes)

My mother used to read a book to me when I was a small child called Be Nice To Spiders!  The little boy in the book brings a spider (named Helen) to the zoo in a matchbox because he isn’t allowed to keep her in his apartment.   531 more words

Sunrise at San Juan Island, WA

We arrived in San Juan Island by taking ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor on April 26. We toured San Juan Island Historical Park- American Camp in the afternoon for the purpose of scouting the best location for sunrise photo shoot. 17 more words


Letters from Yellowstone, Blog Posts from the Salish Sea

photo by Paul Mayer


It was as simple as this: I set down the novel I was reading, Letters from Yellowstone, for a walk in the woods. 396 more words

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